Essays about: "ESG Ratings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words ESG Ratings.

  1. 1. The impact of ESG during COVID-19- A quantitative study targeting ESG and stock returns on the Swedish stock market during COVID-19 Adem

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adem Göker; Johannes Sköld; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Environmental; Social and Governance ESG ; ESG Ratings; Socially Responsible Investments SRI ; COVID-19; Sweden;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we study whether ESG has a positive effect on stock performance during COVID- 19, based on a sample of 153 listed firms in the Swedish stock market. We follow a Best-in- Class ESG screening strategy and compare the performance differences between the top and bottom ESG portfolios during 2019-2020. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Cost Stickiness

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Patrick Aurenz; Andreas Magnusson; [2021]
    Keywords : Cost Stickiness; Asymmetric Costs; ESG; CSR; Cost Behavior; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: This paper studies the impact of corporate social responsibility on cost stickiness, as well as showing additional evidence of stickiness among European firms. Methodology: OLS regression and fixed effects model. READ MORE

  3. 3. Responsible Investing in Exchange-Traded Funds : An empirical analysis of information obstacles faced by retail investors

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

    Author : Anna Lisa Reich; Christian Sass; [2021]
    Keywords : Responsible investing; retail investor; exchange-traded fund; investment decision; ESG; investment obstacles; Ansvarsfull investering; privatinvesterare; börshandlad fond; investeringsbeslut; ESG; investeringshinder;

    Abstract : In the context of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, the European Union has devised a sustainable finance strategy that relies on the engagement of both institutional and private investors in responsible investing to deliver on those goals. Several studies have found high interest in responsible investing among retail investors, but a relatively low engagement therein. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clean and green, but what does it mean?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Konstenius; Henning Welin; [2021]
    Keywords : Socially responsible investing; ESG-ratings; M A; merger strategy; multivariate regression; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to study what role sustainability commitments of the target company have on merger strategies by studying bid premiums determinants between the years 2000 and 2020. The paper uses multivariable regression models that include, among other variables, the degree the target company commits to sustainability and the difference in how much the target and the acquirer commit to sustainability. READ MORE

  5. 5. DOES IT PAY TO BE ESG? : An empirical analysis of sustainability in the Nordic countries from a risk and valuation perspective

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Corentin Arnou; Marcus Hammarstedt; [2021]
    Keywords : ESG; Cost of equity; Sustainable finance; Price-to-earnings ratio; Price-to-book ratio; Enterprise value to earnings before interest and taxes ratio; Covid-19; Shareholder’s theory; Stakeholder’s theory; Information asymmetry;

    Abstract : In the field of sustainable finance, Environmental-, Social- and Governance-ratings (ESG) have become an acknowledged measurement of a firm's sustainability performance. The increased awareness of sustainability issues in today's society is undeniable. READ MORE