Essays about: "SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 114 essays containing the words SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.

  1. 1. Should You Sin? Sin Stock Over-performance in the Age of Socially Responsible Investing

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Johan Frisk; Kevin Bomboma; [2019]
    Keywords : Sin stocks; Sin Investing; Socially responsible investing; Social Norms; Neglected Stocks;

    Abstract : This thesis presents evidence that the phenomenon of sin stocks yielding abnormal returns persists until the present day. In contrast to results by Blitz and Fabozzi (2017), we find these abnormal returns to be robust to controlling for the Fama-French factors for profitability and investment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chasing Sustainable Stocks: A Superior Investment Decision? - An ESG Investment Study

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Sebastian Johansson; Gustav Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG; Socially Responsible Investing; Trading Strategy; Portfolio Performance;

    Abstract : Sustainable investing is trending, amounting to $30 trillion in assets under management world-wide in 2018 and it is predicted to grow even larger in the years to come. This thesis studies ESG portfolio performance of three comparable portfolios, a Sustainable, a Good Enough and an Unsustainable portfolio constructed using ESG-score in relation to their Global Industrial Classification Standard (GICS), between 2004 - 2018 in the U. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Era of Socially Responsible Investing: Performance of Swedish Socially Responsible Funds During Market Crises

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Johan Skantz; Adam Björndal; [2019]
    Keywords : Socially responsible investing; Equity mutual funds; Market crises; Swedish fund market; Fund performance evaluation;

    Abstract : Using a unique dataset of 160 Swedish equity mutual funds over the 2000-2016 period, this paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the performance of socially responsible funds. Compared to characteristics-matched conventional funds, socially responsible funds outperform during periods of market crises. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Life Cycle Assessment in the Textile Industry: a case study in a small company

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sofia Grönkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Textile industry; Value chain; Social Life Cycle Assessment S-LCA ; Social Hotspot Assessment; Subcategory Assessment Method SAM ;

    Abstract : Investigations of the textile industry and apparel sector often reveal unethical behaviours towards workers and lack of transparency in the value chain.  As consumers are getting more conscious and the external pressure and demand for more sustainable clothing increases, companies need to implement management systems to control their operations and ensure actions are socially responsible. READ MORE

  5. 5. Will Beauty Save the World? A historical context study of the Miss Venezuela pageant as a conceivable contributor to communication for development.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jassir de Windt; [2019]
    Keywords : celebrity beauty queens; beauty with a purpose; communication for development; cultural identity; national identity; popular culture; race and class; internationalisation; economic transnationalism; social norms of beauty; representation women; social change; Celebrity-Development nexus; Venezuela; historical context; qualitative research;

    Abstract : In recent years, old-hand development scholars, in the category of Dan Brockington, have expressed their concern over academia’s neglect of the significance of celebrities in the field. As has been the case of an outturn hereof, namely beauty pageants. READ MORE