Essays about: "SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 137 essays containing the words SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.

  1. 1. The difference in risk adjusted performance between socially responsible and conventional equity mutual funds - Evidence from Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Sebastian Alm; Otilia Esping; [2020-07-01]
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    Abstract : This thesis aims to study the difference in risk-adjusted performance between socially responsible (SR) and conventional equity mutual funds from a Swedish perspective. The study uses mutual fund data from the time-period January 2010 to January 2020. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of media reported weather shocks on mutualfund capital flow : A comparison of socially responsible- and conventional funds

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Bizuayehu Tefera; [2020]
    Keywords : Capital flow; Weather shocks; Socially responsible investment;

    Abstract : Identifying factors that affect the flow of mutual fund capital and betweenmutualfund types hasthe potential, among others,to relief fund management and investors from unnecessary administrative costs. This study investigated the role media reported weather shocks have on socially responsible and conventional mutual trust funds’capital flow. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The relationship between CSR and the interest bearing cost of debt : An analysis of Nordic countries

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

    Author : Jonas Wahlström; Oscar Carlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : ESG; CSR; sustainability; cost of interest bearing debt; risk management; Over investment view; Nordic countries;

    Abstract : Corporate social responsibility (CSR), or perhaps the lack of it, is widely debated today. Regulations and international discussions surrounding the topic is taking up a larger room in the public domain with the Paris Climate Accords being a pinnacle where a number of countries decided to agree to quite ambitious climate goals. 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