Essays about: "Financial inclusion"

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  1. 1. FIDUCIARY DUTY AND ESG CONSIDERATIONS – ARE THEY COMPATIBLE? A case study on institutional investors and their commitment to the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jenny Asplund; William Samadzadehaghdam; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : SRI; Fiduciary duty; ESG; Institutional investors; Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance; Shareholder engagement;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Bridging the Gap between Formal and Informal Finance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Heidi Uitto; [2020]
    Keywords : financial inclusion; propensity to save; informal finance; development; gender; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Financial inclusion, defined as access and usage of formal financial services, has several positive micro and macro-level socio-economic implications. Due to decades of vigorous policies aiming at lowering barriers to formal finance, 80 percent of Indians now own a bank account. However, there is a significant gap between account take up and usage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Make Banking Simple Again : A multiple case-study about the internationalization of the largest online retail banks in Europe

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Sandro Lehmann; Anna Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Online Bank; Retail Banking; Fintech; Internationalization; Financial Inclusion;

    Abstract : Digitalization is increasing in our society and continues to move in that direction. The shift from traditional banks to online banks is becoming more popular, and with an online bank, the international markets open. Although previous research about internationalization exists, there is no in-depth research on the specific topic of online banks. READ MORE

  4. 4. An analysis of the Swedish web accessibility law through two public sector websites : A comparative study on the Student Financial Aid,and the Public Employment Service.

    University essay from Jönköping University/Tekniska Högskolan; Jönköping University/Tekniska Högskolan

    Author : Linnéa Johnsson; Anna Wiman; [2020]
    Keywords : Web accessibility; Web inclusion; Web exclusion; WCAG;

    Abstract : Purpose  The purpose of this study was to investigate how well the law on accessibility is implemented, to find what implications there might be when accessing a website, and to find out how well a website needs to be adapted for it to be accessible. Method  The researchers made a comparative study between the Swedish public sector desktop websites, the Student Financial Aid and the Public Employment Service. READ MORE

  5. 5. ACCESSING MICROFINANCE THROUGH FINANCIAL LITERACY : A Case Study of Hand in Hand Eastern Africa’s Operations in Kenya

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Pontus Lindahl; Linda Mokvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Financial Literacy; Microfinance; Microcredit; Women Empowerment; Financial Inclusion; Social Capital; Social Learning Theory; Dynamic Capabilities; Poverty Alleviation; Developing Countries; Kenya; Bottom of the Pyramid; Hand in Hand andHand in Hand Eastern Africa;

    Abstract : In 2015, United Nations implemented seventeen Sustainable Development Goals along with 169 sub-targets with the ambition to transform the world through achieving sustainable development and, hence annihilate poverty. In light of the foregoing, both authoritative and non-governmental entities accentuated the significance of ‘financial inclusion’ which, in turn, has developed into an evangelical advocacy reminiscent of the extensive publicity that microfinance received at the end of last century which, in turn, has led to an unprecedented passion among philanthrocapitalists, transnational corporations, and other benefactors to financially and socially assist the impoverished. READ MORE