Investing for Sustainability : The Management of Mineral Wealth

Mineral deposits are non-renewable; they do not grow in the ground. Sustainable use of finite mineral wealth requires that revenues from mineral extraction be invested in renewable wealth, education and infrastructure, machines and other production equipment, or in financial assets. Different countr...

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Main Author: Hannesson, Rognvaldur
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 2001, 2001
Edition:1st ed. 2001
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The Elusive Concept of Sustainability
  • Two: Mineral Wealth: What It Is
  • Three: Mineral Rent Investment Funds
  • Four: Nauru and Sustainability
  • Five: The Alaska Permanent Fund
  • Six: The Alberta Heritage Fund
  • Seven: The Norwegian Petroleum Fund
  • Eight: Conclusions
  • References