Essays about: "Climate Investing"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 49 essays containing the words Climate Investing.

  1. 11. The Green State of Ethiopia : Challenging the Western Perception of African States Environmental Politics

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mesir Taki; [2019]
    Keywords : Ethiopia; environmental sustainability; green state; postmaterialism; environmental politics;

    Abstract : Environmental sustainability has long been assumed to be a postmaterialist claim solely granted for affluent countries. This Western perception suggests that African and other developing countries are not capable of successfully dealing with environmental issues due to limited institutional and instrumental resources. READ MORE

  2. 12. 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

  3. 13. 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

  4. 14. 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. 15. The Causal Relationships Between ESG and Financial Asset Classes : A multiple investment horizon wavelet approach of the non-linear directionality

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi; Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Emil Andersson; Mahim Hoque; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG; Non-linear; Granger causality; Wavelet; Return performance; Directionality; Responsible investing; Sustainability; DCC-GARCH; VAR; Climate; Asset class; Investment horizon;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates if Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investments can be considered as an independent asset class. As ESG and responsible investing has increased substantially in recent years, responsible investments have entered the portfolios with other asset classes too. READ MORE