Essays about: "ESG"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 289 essays containing the word ESG.

  1. 1. How to choose green?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Adrian Thureborn; Jakob Ödman; [2022-02-28]
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    Abstract : This paper investigates if there is any difference between active managed funds and passive managed funds in regard to their risk-adjusted return. The thesis focuses on Swedish sustainable funds that invest in accordance with the ESG (environmental, governance and social) criteria during the time period 2011-2021. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Sustainability Practices and Commitment in Times of Crisis: A Case Study on the Covid-19 Pandemic

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

    Author : Margit Kihl; Emelie Trigell; [2022]
    Keywords : ESG; CSR; materiality; window dressing CSR; social responsibility;

    Abstract : Corporate Social Responsibility is considered to be an integral part of modern business life. However, the explanatory value of CSR ratings can be discussed. As a consequence of Covid-19, a truly exogenous shock, firms' CSR commitment can be explored. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Does CSR Actually Hurt Profitability? A Study on the Impact of US Firms' Corporate Social Responsibility Performance on Accounting and Market Metrics of Financial Profitability

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Gian Luca Hedenström; Jacopo Breschi; [2022]
    Keywords : CSR; Corporate Financial Profitability; Accounting and Market Profitability; Stakeholder Theory; ESG;

    Abstract : Researchers have long investigated the relationship between firms' corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance and corporate financial performance (CFP) without reaching a consensus. Several scholars highlight the multiple economic benefits that firms increasing CSR performance can enjoy. READ MORE

  5. 5. An investigation of Sustainable Assets, Equitiesand the Bond market during the Globalpandemic, COVID-19

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi; Linköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Vincent Rahm; Frej de la Rosa; [2022]
    Keywords : Conventional bonds; COVID-19; DCC-GARCH; ESG; Green bond; S P500; Portfolio optimization; volatility; MSCI; Sustainable investments; US 10yr; Treasuries; Equities;

    Abstract : ESG investing has been a hot topic during several years and there have been numerousstudies examining the relationship between sustainable assets and non-sustainable assetsincluding green bonds, social bonds, environmental bonds, ESG-bonds and ESG indices;conventional bonds, S&P 500, common stocks and non-ESG indices. During negative marketshocks several ESG stocks and indices have been shown to outperform common stocks andindices. READ MORE