Showing result 1 - 5 of 103 essays containing the words SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.

  1. 1. The effects of Environmental, Social and Governance measures on the cross section of stock return, a compensation for risk or mispricing? Evidence from the Swedish stock market

    University essay from

    Author : Ludvig Annér; Nora Jakobsson van Stam; [2018-08-31]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : There is a lack of uniformity throughout the literature regarding the effects of sociallyresponsible investing. By implementing a Fama-MacBeth style regression with theFama French three factors and the momentum factor, extended with several detailedenvironmental, social and governance scores the lack of uniformity of these effects areconfirmed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Barriers for Responsible Investments: Facilitating a Greener Economy : -A Multiple Case Study of Asset Management Companies

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Alexander Olausson; Charlie Essland; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Socially Responsible Investing; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Business Models; Sustainable Banking;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this research is to develop and contribute with an improved understanding of socially responsible investing and its barriers within the asset management sector. To accomplish the purpose of this research, four areas have been investigated; sustainability, business models, socially responsible investing, and barriers for socially responsible investing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Money Talks-Institutional Investors' Ability to Affect Their Holdings Using Norm Based Exclusions and Dialogues

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jakob Kalbe; Martin Warin; [2018]
    Keywords : Norm-based Exclusions; Investor Dialogues; Socially Responsible Investments; Institutional Investors; Climate Change;

    Abstract : Institutional investors hold unique power, as they can use SRI-strategies to change the behavior of companies not contributing to a sustainable development. While most studies that are investigating investors' usage of SRI-strategies are focused on the financial implications in terms of returns, this paper focus solely on the environmental performance of holdings affected by the SRI-strategies. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Allmännytta – for the Market or for the Many? : A qualitative study on competing ideals in Swedish public rental housing during the current housing shortage

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Tove Henriksson; [2018]
    Keywords : housing shortage; allmännytta; public rental housing; neoliberalism;

    Abstract : The majority of Sweden’s municipalities have for the last decade reported a housing shortage. This housing shortage, created by a combination of low construction rates and a rapidly growing population, has resulted in the biggest building boom Sweden has seen since the Million Dwellings Program. READ MORE

  5. 5. The implications of Socially Responsible Investments - Taking on the perspective of M&As

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Isabel Haas; Julia Nytorp; [2018]
    Keywords : ESG-Score; Mergers and Acquisitions M As ; Post-Deal Performance; Socially Responsible Investment SRI ; Socially Responsible SR -Target; SRI Funds; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : There is an increased interest not only in sustainability but also in becoming socially responsible due to greater awareness as well as pressure from stakeholders. Contradictive results are found on whether Socially Responsible Investments (SRIs) in the area of funds are outperforming conventional funds. READ MORE