Essays about: "Climate Investing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the words Climate Investing.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Individual investors' preferences regarding green bonds : A survey of Swedish investors

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Lauri Kivikoski; Robert Sandberg; [2019]
    Keywords : green bonds; socially responsible investing; SRI; sustainable finance; environmental attitude; environmental behaviour;

    Abstract : Green bonds are a type of bonds that are designated for investment projects that have a positive effect on the environment. Such projects could be preventing climate change by reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, increasing energy-efficiency, or improving waste management. Green bonds have risen considerably in issued volume in recent years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Schooling and rain : The relationship between annual precipitation and female schooling in Namibia between 2000 and 2013

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Jansson; Linnea Andersson; [2019]
    Keywords : schooling; education; Namibia; precipitation; human capital;

    Abstract : Investing in education is considered one of the most powerful factors in the work of reaching sustainable development, yet over 265 million children do not attend school (United Nations, 2018). Reduced agricultural productivity due to changes in climate may be one factor affecting schooling negatively. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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