Essays about: "Climate Investing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words Climate Investing.

  1. 1. Green Portfolio: Optimization under environmental constraints

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Wilhelm Wachtmeister; Rutger Smith; [2020]
    Keywords : Portfolio Selection; Sustainable Investing; Equity Portfolios; Emissions Intensity; Mean-Variance Optimization; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to compare traditionally optimized equity portfolios to an alternative which takes the economic effects of environmental damage in to consideration. The comparison between the portfolios are made by their composition, in terms of economic sectors, and their characteristics, such as performance, size and risk. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reindeer induced changes in vegetation composition and plant traits on a tundra-forest border

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Femke Pijcke; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography; ecosystem analysis; plant functional traits; nutrient allocation; grazing; reindeer; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) are the most common large herbivores in the arctic. With a habitat spreading over the entire circumpolar region, they can have a substantial effect on plant species composition and ecosystem processes and functions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cash greens everything around me? Identifying key barriers and drivers for advancing low-carbon investments in Denmark’s finance industry and evaluating the transition efforts of the industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Rasmus Bjerring Larsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Sustainable Finance; Climate Investing; Institutional Investors; Corporate Organisational Change.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Meeting international climate goals require a major reallocation of global investment portfolios. However, in 2016, 74%. of all assets under management were still socially and environmentally unchecked. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shaping the Climate Action trajectory within the Fashion Industry : a case study of a Small Medium Sized Enterprise

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Marta Karen Kristjónsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Paris Agreement; Climate Change; Climate Action Plans; Apparel industry; Value Chain Analysis VCA ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Sustainable Global Value Chain SGVC ; Decarbonisation pathway; Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action; UNFCCC; Pre-competitive; Collaboration; Traceability; Transparency; Multi-Stakeholder Agreements;

    Abstract : The apparel and footwear industry’s contribution to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is one of the fifth largest per industry, equal to that of livestock, after electricity and heat, oil and gas, agriculture, and transportation (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2017). For industry-wide emissions reduction, investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency programs across highest impacting life cycle phases offer the most effective solution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Albania and North Macedonia: The evolution of the electricity system under the scope of climate change

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Ioannis Thermos; [2019]
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    Abstract : Albania and North Macedonia, along with the rest of the Balkan region, have been developing since the early nineties and have achieved an upper-middle income status. Along with this development, the energy demand grew as well. READ MORE