Essays about: "ESG Investment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 essays containing the words ESG Investment.

  1. 1. Is Green the New Black? A Study of the Role of Sustainability in Nordic Venture Capital

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Hanna Louise Forsman; Martin Gothefors; [2022]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Sustainability; ESG Investing; Impact Investing; Case Study;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of sustainability in Nordic venture capital. Using stakeholder interviews, the thesis aims to uncover the key drivers behind the industry sustainability momentum. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Optimised ESG portfolios. Does sustainability sacrifice profit?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Eric Hellstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : ESG; Sustainable investment; portfolio selection; portfolio optimisation; Sharpe ratio; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the relationship between ESG and portfolio investment. More specifically, we investigate if sustainable portfolios that focus on good ESG performance requires sacrificing profit or if it is possible to maintain a sustainable portfolio with a high financial gain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring the Impact of ESG on Firm Performance : Empirical Evidence for the European Real Estate Sector

    University essay from KTH/Fastighetsföretagande och finansiella system

    Author : Sebastian Hult; Akrem Touati; [2022]
    Keywords : ESG; Sustainability reporting; Firm performance; European REITs; Shareholder theory; Stakeholder theory; Environmental; Social; Governance; ESG; Hållbarhetsrapportering; Bolagsprestation; Europeiska REITs; Aktieägarteorin; Intressentteorin; Miljöfaktor; Social faktor; Ägarstyrning;

    Abstract : The increased interest in sustainability issues in recent years due to climate change has led to an increased interest among capital investors to invest more sustainably. In addition, there has been an increased interest among stakeholders, regulators and citizens to know more about the positive impact of sustainability reporting on business results. READ MORE

  5. 5. Does Sustainability Matter? Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Sustainability on Financial Markets in the Context of Acquisitions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jonas Dittrich; Alice Serenhov; [2022]
    Keywords : Corporate Sustainability; Sustainability; Mergers and Acquisitions; Financial Markets; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The concept of sustainable investing has gained importance in recent years, considering the growing share of sustainable investments compared to the total volume of global investments. The rise of sustainable investment has not only led to changes on the part of investors, but also to changes of a strategic nature on the part of companies. READ MORE