Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 essays containing the words SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.

  1. 1. The effects of Environmental, Social and Governance measures on the cross section of stock return, a compensation for risk or mispricing? Evidence from the Swedish stock market

    University essay from

    Author : Ludvig Annér; Nora Jakobsson van Stam; [2018-08-31]
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    Abstract : There is a lack of uniformity throughout the literature regarding the effects of sociallyresponsible investing. By implementing a Fama-MacBeth style regression with theFama French three factors and the momentum factor, extended with several detailedenvironmental, social and governance scores the lack of uniformity of these effects areconfirmed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Barriers for Responsible Investments: Facilitating a Greener Economy : -A Multiple Case Study of Asset Management Companies

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Alexander Olausson; Charlie Essland; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Socially Responsible Investing; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Business Models; Sustainable Banking;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this research is to develop and contribute with an improved understanding of socially responsible investing and its barriers within the asset management sector. To accomplish the purpose of this research, four areas have been investigated; sustainability, business models, socially responsible investing, and barriers for socially responsible investing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Money Talks-Institutional Investors' Ability to Affect Their Holdings Using Norm Based Exclusions and Dialogues

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jakob Kalbe; Martin Warin; [2018]
    Keywords : Norm-based Exclusions; Investor Dialogues; Socially Responsible Investments; Institutional Investors; Climate Change;

    Abstract : Institutional investors hold unique power, as they can use SRI-strategies to change the behavior of companies not contributing to a sustainable development. While most studies that are investigating investors' usage of SRI-strategies are focused on the financial implications in terms of returns, this paper focus solely on the environmental performance of holdings affected by the SRI-strategies. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Allmännytta – for the Market or for the Many? : A qualitative study on competing ideals in Swedish public rental housing during the current housing shortage

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Tove Henriksson; [2018]
    Keywords : housing shortage; allmännytta; public rental housing; neoliberalism;

    Abstract : The majority of Sweden’s municipalities have for the last decade reported a housing shortage. This housing shortage, created by a combination of low construction rates and a rapidly growing population, has resulted in the biggest building boom Sweden has seen since the Million Dwellings Program. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenges in Implementation of CSR : A case study of Karlstad Bus

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013)

    Author : Mekonen Araia Aseghehey; [2018]
    Keywords : Corporate social responsibility; Sustainable development; Stakeholders theory; Economic theory.;

    Abstract : Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is well considered as an important managements’ thinking due to changes in organizations and social environment. CSR initiatives are believed to be beneficial to the society, environment as well as businesses (McWilliams & Siegel 2001). READ MORE