Essays about: "Responsible investing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 essays containing the words Responsible investing.

  1. 1. Responsible Investing in Exchange-Traded Funds : An empirical analysis of information obstacles faced by retail investors

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

    Author : Anna Lisa Reich; Christian Sass; [2021]
    Keywords : Responsible investing; retail investor; exchange-traded fund; investment decision; ESG; investment obstacles; Ansvarsfull investering; privatinvesterare; börshandlad fond; investeringsbeslut; ESG; investeringshinder;

    Abstract : In the context of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, the European Union has devised a sustainable finance strategy that relies on the engagement of both institutional and private investors in responsible investing to deliver on those goals. Several studies have found high interest in responsible investing among retail investors, but a relatively low engagement therein. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clean and green, but what does it mean?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Konstenius; Henning Welin; [2021]
    Keywords : Socially responsible investing; ESG-ratings; M A; merger strategy; multivariate regression; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to study what role sustainability commitments of the target company have on merger strategies by studying bid premiums determinants between the years 2000 and 2020. The paper uses multivariable regression models that include, among other variables, the degree the target company commits to sustainability and the difference in how much the target and the acquirer commit to sustainability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Responsible Investing: Costs and Benefits. A Cross-Country Study in Europe.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Shayan Meskinimood; [2021]
    Keywords : Responsible investing; Environmental awareness; Portfolio performance; ESG-Sharpe Ratio frontier; ESG-adjusted CAPM.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study employs the ESG-Sharpe Ratio frontiers framework and the ESG-adjusted CAPM model, introduced by Pedersen et al. (2020), to identify the costs and benefits of responsible investing and investigate the relationship between the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues and portfolio performance in different countries across Europe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Challenges of Achieving a Green Future and Financial Security - A Multiple Case Study of Swedish Pension Firms' Green Bond Assessment Processes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : My Ewrelius Ryde; Josefina Röckert; [2020]
    Keywords : Green bonds; ESG Assessment; Conventional Bond Assessment; Socially Responsible Investing; Institutional Logics; Pension Firms; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Deriving from an increased awareness of the devastating effects of global warming consequences, the interest for green bonds is growing at an explosive pace. However, researchers and practitioners have raised concerns about the challenges of assessing green bonds. READ MORE

  5. 5. Carb-on or Carb-off? : Carbon-intensive stocks' performance in an age of socially responsible investing

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Fredrik Westergård; August Wigh; [2020]
    Keywords : carbon stocks; carbon-intensive stocks; emission stocks; socially responsible investing; sin investing;

    Abstract : This study investigates the performance of carbon-intensive stocks in the United States and provides evidence of abnormal returns between 2000 and 2019. However, these abnormal returns are isolated to the period 2000 to 2002 which coincides with the Dot-com crash. READ MORE