Essays about: "ESG"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 152 essays containing the word ESG.

  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. 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

  3. 3. Do ESG risks influence M&A transactions? Evidence from the United States

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Daniel Worring Pozo; [2021]
    Keywords : ESG Risks; Mergers and Acquisitions; Deal Completion Likelihood; Deal Duration; Bid Premium;

    Abstract : Using two large samples of US M&A transactions, this study assesses whether reputational ESG risks of targets and acquirors influence deal completion likelihood, deal duration and bid premium of the transaction. Higher reputational ESG risks of the acquiror are connected to a longer deal duration if the transaction includes a large target or does not involve a tender offer, as well as to a decreased deal completion likelihood for non-competitive and non-tender transactions. 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. 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