Essays about: "ESG performance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 essays containing the words ESG performance.

  1. 1. ESG rating, a booster of stock performance during the Covid-19 pandemic in Sweden?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Lovis Björkil; Malvina Martinsson; [2021-02-26]
    Keywords : ESG; Sustainability; Stock Return; Panel Data; OMXSPI;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze if ESG rating of sustainability have an influence on the stock return of Swedish firms during the Covid-19 pandemic. The aim is to contribute to the research field by conducting a study on the Swedish market, where sustainability aspects are known to be of great influence. READ MORE

  2. 2. The relationship between CSR performance and tax avoidance : Do firms view CSR expenses and tax payments as substitutes of complements and is the perception affected by firms' customer models?

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

    Author : Oskar Sjöström; André Sjögren; [2021]
    Keywords : Corporate social responsibility; ESG; Tax avoidance; Customer models; Corporate incentives;

    Abstract : We examine whether companies view CSR expenses and tax payments as substitutes or complements and if perceptions differ between close-to-market and business-to-business firms by looking at the relationship between CSR performance and tax avoidance. To investigate this, we use fixed effects regression models on an unbalanced dataset consisting of public firms with headquarters in the Nordics and UK. READ MORE

  3. 3. Responsible Investing: Costs and Benefits. A Cross-Country Study in Europe.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Shayan Meskinimood; [2021]
    Keywords : Responsible investing; Environmental awareness; Portfolio performance; ESG-Sharpe Ratio frontier; ESG-adjusted CAPM.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study employs the ESG-Sharpe Ratio frontiers framework and the ESG-adjusted CAPM model, introduced by Pedersen et al. (2020), to identify the costs and benefits of responsible investing and investigate the relationship between the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues and portfolio performance in different countries across Europe. READ MORE

  4. 4. ESG Investing; Does it come with a Financial Sacrifice?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Charlie Tenggren; Jesper Carlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : ESG; Mutual funds; Portfolio theory; Risk-adjusted performance; Investment risk; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Sustainability issues have been a growing concern in recent years, and as a consequence, the demand for sustainable investments has drastically increased. When considering sustainable investments, common factors taken into account are Environmental, Social, and Governance aspects referred to as ESG. READ MORE

  5. 5. Financial Characteristics of Firms With High ESG Scores

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Frans Englich; Oscar Gedda; [2020-07-07]
    Keywords : CSR; ESG; CFP; CSP; sustainability;

    Abstract : MSc in Finance.... READ MORE