Showing result 16 - 20 of 141 essays containing the words SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.

  1. 16. The Incorporation of ESG Scores into Factor based Investment Decisions. Does ESG Integration necessarily come with a Financial Trade-off?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Patrick Schumacher; [2020]
    Keywords : ESG; Financial performance; Investment strategies; Integration; Trade-off; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The present study examines potential financial trade-offs in socially responsible investment strategies. It focuses on a period between September 2009 and November 2019 in Central Europe. While financial performance of an investment is measured by monthly risk-adjusted returns, social responsibility is represented by Sustainalytics ESG scores. READ MORE

  2. 17. What does it cost to be green? : An empirical investigation of the European green bond market

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Söderström; Anton Pettersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Green bonds; Green bond premium; Liquidity; Non-pecuniary preferences; Socially responsible investing; Capital asset pricing model; Matching method; ESG; CSR; Yield spread; Green Bond Principles; European bond market.;

    Abstract : The green bond market offers investors the opportunity to take an explicit focus on sustainable investment projects. However, it is yet to be determined whether this novel asset class offers attractive yields compared to non-green bonds. READ MORE

  3. 18. 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/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    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

  4. 19. Are You Creating Socially Responsible Visual Communication? : An Exploratory Study of Fashion Companies’ External Social Responsibility on Instagram: A Marketer’s Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Avesta Diliwi; Josefin Bäcker; [2019]
    Keywords : CSR; Social Responsibility; External Social Responsibility; Body Image Representation; Body Image; Diversity; Body Size; Ethnicity; Skin Color;

    Abstract : Background: Following the development of digitalization and the emergence of social media a lot of attention has been drawn upon how these platforms are influencing the fashion industry and fashion marketing. As society is becoming more ethics and health conscious, fashion companies’ visual representations in social media are drawing more attention - who is represented and how are these representations portrayed. READ MORE

  5. 20. 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