Essays about: "Greenwashing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 essays containing the word Greenwashing.

  1. 1. Facilitating Sustainable Investments - How the EU Taxonomy is expected to change the principal-agent relationship between fund managers and retail customers

    University essay from

    Author : Pontus Elmrin; Astrid Johansson; [2020-07-02]
    Keywords : Fund manager; Retail customer; Environmental Sustainability; Sustainability Investments; EU Taxonomy; Capital reallocation; Sustainable Development Goals Agenda; Principal-agent; Greenwashing;

    Abstract : There is currently an information asymmetry on the financial market, which has implications for the practice of greenwashing, hindering the capital allocation towards the Sustainable Development Goals. To fill this information gap, the EU Commission initiated the development of an EU Taxonomy - a standardized classification system to facilitate sustainable investments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Fast Fashion: Paradox or Possibility? From Consumer Insight to Sustainable Marketing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Aurora Fagerhus; Sophia Hallqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Conscious consumers; fast fashion; marketing mix; sustainability; sustainability labels; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Awareness of sustainability-related issues within the fashion industry has increased. Fast fashion is specifically criticized for its negative impacts on the environment and society. Due to this, several fast fashion companies are trying to position themselves as more sustainable. READ MORE

  3. 3. A framework of blockchain technology for green real estate bonds

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Julian Bauer; Benjamin Bachmaier; [2020]
    Keywords : Real estate; Green bonds; Sustainability; Blockchain; Transparency; Fastigheter; Gröna obligationer; Hållbarhet; Blockchain; Genomskinlighet;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates potential solutions to blockchain technology to develop thegreen real estate bond market further. Previous research focused mostly on thetechnology itself, or in connection to other real estate processes such as transactionsor land registries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Why Being Green is Harder Than it Seems: Discovering the Effect of Green Brand Knowledge On the Perception of a Green Claim

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lydia Jayne Parry; Linda Strålman; [2020]
    Keywords : Green brand knowledge; green brand awareness; green brand image; claim credibility; greenwashing; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to quantitatively discover whether green brand knowledge has an effect on the perception of green claims with Swedish Millennial's and Gen Z. As to whether it is perceived as credible or greenwashing. This study builds upon previous brand knowledge and green claim literature. READ MORE

  5. 5. Carbon Risk and Swedish Mutual Funds

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Stockholms universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Edward Lindén; Kasper Nilson; [2020]
    Keywords : Carbon Risk; Carbon Risk Score; Swedish Mutual Funds; Green Investments; Sustainable Investments; Greenwashing;

    Abstract : This paper analyzes sustainable investments of Swedish mutual funds. Morningstar’s CarbonRisk Score (CRS) - funds exposure to a future of low-carbon economy - is analysed in termsof returns, management fees and flows. The CRS measure was introduced March 2018 with ahistorical series from March 2017, without the market being aware. READ MORE