Essays about: "ESG integration"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 12 essays containing the words ESG integration.

  1. 6. Sustainable Investment Strategies in Practice: Exploring strategy combination to achieve investment objectives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Tyler Robinson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable investment strategies; investment objectives; ESG performance; financial performance; sustainable investment spectrum; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Society faces significant funding gaps as it attempts to address crucial social and environmental challenges. One of the key barriers inhibiting the allocation of private capital to alleviate these funding needs is a lack of established methods regarding how investment practitioners can integrate sustainability considerations into investment processes. READ MORE

  2. 7. Seeking Climate Justice in the Financial Sector: Interpreting the fiduciary duty of Estonian pension funds based on their contribution to reinforcing/tackling climate change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Uku Lilleväli; [2019]
    Keywords : ethical finance; responsible finance; ESG integration; fiduciary duty; climate change; climate lobbying; climate risks; pension funds; financial institutions; Estonia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change – considered as the most acute risk to our planet – is mostly fuelled by the oper-ations of influential corporates who are financially supported by financial institutions, which have traditionally specialised on profit-maximisation and neglected climate risks in investment processes. However, considering economy’s increasing financialisation and the growing science behind the financial materiality of climate risks, disregarding these risks potentially harms in-vestment returns and the society more broadly. READ MORE

  3. 8. 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

  4. 9. ESG Integration Among Large Nordic Institutional Asset Owners : Mapping Large Nordic Institutional Asset Owners’ Approaches to Sustainability and ESG Integration in the Investment Process

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Reto Ammann; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG Investing and Integration; Sustainable Investing; Responsible Investing; Large Institutional Asset Owners;

    Abstract : Traditional investing is mainly concerned with creating a financial return on investment for the investor and hence disregards other non-financial issues such as adverse environmental and societal impacts. This negligence of negative impacts in the investment process is beginning to be addressed with the emergence of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing, socially responsible investing (SRI), and other sustainable investing types. READ MORE

  5. 10. ESG Integration in AP1 Systematic Equity Strategies

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Luc-Lao Avril; [2018]
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    Abstract : Responsible investing consists of buying more sustainable stocks, or green stocks, and selling the controversial ones. As a pension fund, and with the current climate regulations, it is a concern for Första AP-fonden to know if responsible investing is a plus value for financial aspects. READ MORE