Essays about: "Greenwashing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 essays containing the word Greenwashing.

  1. 1. Does Size Matter? : An event study exposing the relative size of a green bond issue and its impact on value creation for corporations.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sophia Bragd; Lovisa Lindgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Green Bonds; Bonds; Bond Size; Relative Bond Size; Greenwashing; Abnormal Returns; Event Study;

    Abstract : Capital markets have changed profoundly since green bonds were first introduced in 2013 as a way of financing programs benefiting social and environmental sustainability. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether green bond issues are related to value creation as compared with conventional bond issues, and how the relative size of a bond issue may impact this relationship. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The Other Amazon: Deconstructing Amazon's Climate Pledge and Sustainability Discourse

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Ebba Campbell; [2020]
    Keywords : amazon; amazon Inc.; amazon.com; sustainability; critical discourse analysis; the climate pledge; greenwashing; ecological modernization; eco-modernism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The techno-conglomerate Amazon has emerged as a corporate giant, branching out their operations to include many sectors of the global market. While previously concealing their carbon footprint, Amazon co-founded The Climate Pledge together with two former architects of the Paris Agreement in 2019 with the goal of reaching net zero carbon by 2040, ten years earlier than the Paris agreement. READ MORE