Essays about: "Nordics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 essays containing the word Nordics.

  1. 1. The Impact of COVID-19 on Public Capital Markets - Empirical Evidence from the Nordics

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Yishu Liu; Mashiat Nawal Chowdhury; [2022]
    Keywords : COVID-19; Capital market; Nordics; Bond spread;

    Abstract : How did the COVID-19 pandemic affect firms' ability to raise capital? This paper explores how non-financial Nordic firms raised capital from public debt and equity markets during the pandemic. We find that (1) the bond market experiences turbulence during the outbreak period; (2) being a rated bond issuer is only important for access during the outbreak period; (3) factors that determine bond spreads during the normal period do not change fundamentally during the COVID-19 period; (4) the equity market is an important source of capital throughout the COVID-19 period in terms of both IPOs and secondary issues. READ MORE

  2. 2. Circular Branches : Inter-organisational collaboration for circular economy in wood-based manufacturing in the Nordics

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Alici Muhana Iannitelli; Maximillian Pangerl; [2022]
    Keywords : inter-organisational collaboration; circular economy; circularity; value chain; manufacturing; wood.;

    Abstract : Circular economy (CE) proposes a transition in production and consumption practices that has a key relevance in wood-based industries, since forests are also connected to climate and biodiversity goals. If the bioeconomy is to sustainably suffice the increasing demand in the Nordics, wood-based manufacturing should become more circular. READ MORE

  3. 3. Commit or Emit: The Sustainability Characteristics of Danish Companies with Net-Zero Pledges

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Christopher La Cour-Andersen; [2022]
    Keywords : Net-Zero; net-zero pledges; climate pledges; CSR; CSR in Denmark; MLP; carbon offsetting; LCA; disruptive innovation; sustainability system; PPPs; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the characteristics and sustainability strategies of Danish companies with certified climate targets and the distinction with net-zero targets. The probability of having a net-zero target is modelled with three explanatory variables – life cycle assessments (LCAs), disruptive innovation, and carbon offsetting. READ MORE

  4. 4. Competitive Strategies of Digital Platforms in New Markets : An analysis of the strategies and firm financial performanceof digital platforms entering competitive markets in theNordics

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : David Fouhy; Alfredo Pais; [2022]
    Keywords : PaaS; platform as a service; digital platforms; competitive strategies; return on assets; ROA; panel data; longitudinal data; panel data regression model; fixed effects; OLS model; firm performance; subsidy; seed and marquee users; piggybacking; micro market; profitability; quick ratio; debt ratio; working capital turnover ratio; sales growth;

    Abstract : Over the recent decade the world has seen an increase in businesses launching new, or changing theirbusiness model to, digital platforms. New and established businesses are flocking to digital platformsin order to evolve their business model and keep up with advancements in technology, such as cloudcomputing, which enables commerce and communication on a much faster and more streamlinedlevel. READ MORE

  5. 5. A study of ESG scores and corporate performance in the Nordics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Fonseca Adilson; [2022]
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    Abstract : As ESG practises have sailed up to be at the very top of the business and investment agenda in recent years, claims of its ability to also enhance corporate performance have been adopted by ever more high-profile proponents. This paper sets out to explore the relationship between ESG Scores and Corporate performance in the Nordic region. READ MORE