Essays about: "Corporate governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 417 essays containing the words Corporate governance.

  1. 1. Corporate impunity and the ‘accountability gap’ in Sub-Saharan Africa: is the successful prosecution of corporate involvement in atrocity crimes within reach?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Joseph Keogh; [2022]
    Keywords : International criminal law; corporate criminal liability; transnational corporations; atrocity crime; corporate impunity; Africa; Global North; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Although transnational corporations (hereinafter TNCs) often far outmatch States in terms of resources and influence over the direction of the world economy, they are generally unaccounted for when operating outside the territories in which they are incorporated (hereinafter ‘home States’). This thesis will look specifically at those TNCs that rely on natural resource extraction as their main source of profit. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Key to a Safe IPO

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Oskar Truedsson; Hugo Bergström; Elsa Adolfsson; [2022]
    Keywords : IPO; Lock-up agreement; Initial return; Long term performance; Nasdaq Nordic; Oslo börs; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of the study is to examine the implications of a lock-up agreement for the first day return and long-term performance on the Nordic markets, during the years of 2010-2021. The study aims to contribute new insights to investors and stakeholders about lock-up agreements' implication and role in initial public offerings. READ MORE

  3. 3. CSR Committees’ impact on ESG Performance : A Quantitative Study of Swedish Listed Firms

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maral Melanie Levonian; [2022]
    Keywords : CSR committee; ESG performance; legitimacy theory; impression management; management control;

    Abstract : Environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) related issues has increased in relevance in recent years. To address societal pressures, many firms introduce corporate social responsibility (CSR) committees in their boards. READ MORE

  4. 4. Big Three Ownership in Sweden : A quantitative study of how the Big Three influence firmspecific corporate governance in Sweden

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Gustaf Wäpling; Andreas Strand; [2022]
    Keywords : Big Three Ownership; Active Owner; Passive Owner; Firm-Specific Corporate Governance;

    Abstract : Background: Since the financial crisis in 2008, the inflows into index funds havedramatically increased compared to actively managed funds. When discussing indexfunds in a global context there are three big players, Blackrock, Vanguard, and StateStreet which are described as permanent universal owners. READ MORE

  5. 5. Too Big to be Passive

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Jonny Jin; Cornelia Rathsman; [2022]
    Keywords : Institutional investors; Passive investments; Corporate Governance; Shareholder Value; Incentives;

    Abstract : This thesis draws upon 12 in-depth interviews, with senior managers and investment professionals from 7 leading institutional investors in Sweden, to explore how they reason and work with corporate governance in their passive investments. Using Foucault's theory of disciplinary power as a theoretical framework, we found that institutional self-discipline complements earlier research in the area, mainly as a tool for explaining their incentives to engage in ownership. READ MORE