Showing result 1 - 5 of 179 essays containing the words SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.

  1. 1. Responsible Investing - ESG and Sustainability in the Contemporary Financial Systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för handelsrätt

    Author : Ana Osadze; [2022]
    Keywords : ESG; Sustainable Finance; The EU Green Deal; Circular Economy; EU Taxonomy; SFDR; CSRD.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In the contemporary world when the utmost need of sustainable future and responsible investing is widely discussed in order to create a long term, green, socially accountable and liable future, the financial sector and socially conscious investors are progressively applying Environmental, Social and Governance criteria to the process of analysis to identify material risks and further growth opportunities. Even though ESG is a set of non-financial criteria by its definition and not readily quantifiable in monetary terms, it already has a significant influence on the performance of businesses and financial institutions. READ MORE

  2. 2. From short-term profits to long-term value: Incorporating ESG in private equity : A qualitative analysis of ESG implementation into the investment process of Nordic private equity firms

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

    Author : Wilhelm Kruse; [2022]
    Keywords : ESG; Private equity; Impact investing; Regulations; Investment process; Socially Responsible Investments.;

    Abstract : The concept Enviromental, Social and Governance (ESG) has become an issue of growing importance and relevance, with sustainability-related investments soaring in the recent decade. In Sweden, private equity represents a large portion of the capital markets. As a result, private equity is an intriguing case study in developing ESG investments. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Significance of Information on the Swedish Stock Market : Investigating ESG during Covid-19

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för ekonomi

    Author : Julia Jäger; Amanda Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Environmental; Social; and Governance ESG ; Stock Performance; Information; Sustainability; Socially Responsible Investments SRI ;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate whether certain information, in this case, ESG rating, contributes to better firm performance on the stock market during Covid-19, or whether variables such as size and industry have a higher degree of explanation. The thesis takes on a quantitative method and uses statistical models to analyze secondary data from Refinitiv Eikon. READ MORE

  4. 4. ESG scores´ effect on investment strategies : How does Dogs of Dow and The Magic Formula´s performance get effected when weighted according to their ESG score? 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Oscar Johnsson; Elias Henriksson; [2022]
    Keywords : Dogs of Dow; the Magic Formula; ESG score; Investment strategy; Asset Allocation; Socially responsible investing; Stockholm large cap; CAPM; Stock market;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the two investment strategies Dogs of Dow and The Magic Formula. We test how the strategies perform when getting weighted to ESG scores and also if they outperform OMXSPI during the years 2012-2022. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green Debt Financing : Examining Investors’ Reactions to Green Bond Announcements in Europe

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lena Hussmann; Filip Simonsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Green Bond; ESG; Socially Responsible Investments; Climate Bond Initiative; European Green Bond Market; Signalling Theory;

    Abstract : This paper examines what effects announcements of green bond issuances have on publicly traded firms’ stock prices in Europe. Signalling theory is used in line with suggestions from previous research to investigate potential abnormal returns. READ MORE