Essays about: "Fund"

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  1. 1. The introduction of the Africanised honey bee: A stinging menace or a blessing of the Americas? : a comparison of the Brazilian and USA beekeeping experiences

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jorge Antonio Moreno Reategui; [2020]
    Keywords : Beekeeping Social field; Africanised honey bee; qualitative and quantitative research methodology;

    Abstract : In 1956, Brazilian scientist Warwick Estevam Kerr, introduced queens of the African honey bee (AHB) from South Africa to breed with European honey bees (EHB) in order to improve honey production in Brazil. Some of the AHB swarmed by accident out of the experimental apiary, located in Rio Claro-São Paulo State, and started to spread. READ MORE

  2. 2. What Can a Small State Do? : Swedish Leadership in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the United Nations

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Therese Scocco; [2020]
    Keywords : Swedish Leadership; Small States; Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights; Commission on Population and Development; Feminist Foreign Policy;

    Abstract : In the face of a global headwind against sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), led by the Trump administration, Sweden has worked together with like-minded countries to keep ground in SRHR issues. The purpose of this thesis is to increase the knowledge about what strategies are available for small states to influence global policies in international organizations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Are sustainable funds sustainable in terms of return? : a study on the Swedish fund market

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Emil Thelander; [2020]
    Keywords : csr; esg; finance; funds; portfolio theory; risk-adjusted return; sri; sustainable fund; sustainability;

    Abstract : Sustainable investments have become a highly popular choice amongst private investors over the last decades and the number of alternatives has increased on the Swedish market. Sustainable funds have become one of the more popular options for Swedish investors that looks for sustainable investment options. READ MORE

  4. 4. Have Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers actually reduced poverty in poor countries?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Markus Bohlers; [2019-11-07]
    Keywords : Poverty; PRSPs; poor countries; IFIs; development paradigm; Washington Consensus;

    Abstract : Throughout the past 15-20 years, poor countries have been implementing so-called Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) under the guidance of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Despite their enormous importance for national development efforts around the globe, the aggregate performance of PRSPs remains understudied. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effect of ESG on a Global Fund Market - Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in the investment strategy: A Global Market Research

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Hanna Björkman; Michael Erlandsson; [2019-07-12]
    Keywords : ESG; global funds; environmental responsibility; social responsibility; corporate governance; responsible investments; impact investments; Morningstar;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the different performances of global funds when implementing an ESG-strategy during the period 2013 to 2018. Using the from Morningstar Direct, consisting of return, Morningstar Sustainability Rating, Morningstar Portfolio Sustainability Score, Portfolio Controversy level and Environmental-, Social-, and Governance- Score, we conduct the regression analysis using the Fama French Carhart model. READ MORE