Essays about: "Impact investing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 138 essays containing the words Impact investing.

  1. 1. A Comparative Study on Green Mutual Equity Fund’s Financial Performance : International vs Domestic Fund Composition

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

    Author : Janusa Aiyadurai; Mathias Brenckert; [2020]
    Keywords : Risk-adjusted rate of return; mutual fund; performance; green investing; international diversification; Modern Portfolio Theory; Stewardship Theory; Home Bias Theory; Behavioral Finance; Sharpe Index; Jensen Index; Treynor Index;

    Abstract : In this thesis the relationship between regional composition and risk-adjusted performance is evaluated concerning Swedish issued green mutual equity funds. By using three different indices; Sharpe, Jensen and Treynor, a relationship has been able to establish. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact Investing in the Residential Real Estate Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Gustav Östgren; Hugo Tedroff; [2020]
    Keywords : Impact investing; Sustainable investing; Sustainability; Sustainability accounting; Residential real estate; Real estate management; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The investing industry has historically been built around the sole purpose to bring superior financial returns to investors. Due to the rising concern towards global social and environmental issues, investments promoting sustainable development have grown popular. Centring sustainable investments debate is the strategy impact investing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Creating a Dynamic Model of a Gas Turbine in the MVEM Framework Using an Ellipse Compressor Model

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Fordonssystem

    Author : Edvin Hansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Gas turbine; Modeling; control;

    Abstract : The legislations on greenhouse gas emissions are getting tougher and tougher every year. This drives the demand for energy efficient gas turbines with as low emissions as possible. This poses the challenge to manufacturers of constructing gas turbines with lessened environmental impact, but with maintained performance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring off-grid electricity production in Sweden: Benefits vs costs

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Jesper Björkman; Simon Lundqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Battery storage; Grid defection; Grid parity; Grid tariff; HOMER Pro; Hydrogen storage; Off-grid; Off-grid applications; Partially off-grid; Prosumer; Prosumer household; Self-sufficient household; Socio-technical change; Socio-technical systems; Solar PV; Sweden; Utility death spiral.; Batterilagring; Delvis Off-grid; Grid paritet; Off-grid; Prosument; Vätgaslagring; Självförsörjande hushåll; Socio-tekniska förändringar; Socio-tekniska system; Solpaneler; Sverige;

    Abstract : Over the past decade, technologies that facilitate household electricity production and storage have seen a rapid development along with a significant cost reduction. Research points to an increased share of household-produced electricity within the existing national grids across the globe. READ MORE

  5. 5. SOLAR ROOF - Roof potential investigation for installing PV system

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Forough Hosseini; Saba Salehi; [2020]
    Keywords : Solar roof; solar potential; PV system; Ventilation system; Photovoltaics; million-program buildings; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : By increasing the amount of CO2 emissions to the atmosphere because of using fossil fuel and the limitation of non-renewable energy sources, solar photovoltaics technology has been growing steadily and is thought to play an important role in the realm of future energies. The objective of this thesis is to investigate the potential of the rooftops for installing PV system on a small scale of 30 multifamily houses in Gothenburg divided into four categories of age, location, roof type, and ventilation system. READ MORE