Showing result 21 - 25 of 108 essays containing the words SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.

  1. 21. Swedish Sustainability Trend : Empirical analysis on the volatility effect of sustainable news on Swedish oil companies using GARCH 1.1

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

    Author : Abubakari Amadu; Alexandre Al Samarai; [2017]
    Keywords : Clean energy; Efficient Market Hypothesis; Volatility; Risk and Return; Fossil Free; Oil and Gas; Sustainability; Climate Change; Sweden;

    Abstract : Purpose The main purpose of this thesis was to evaluate the investment attractiveness of oil and gas stocks (registered on Nasdaq Stockholm) in face of the increasing campaigns for the adoption of clean energy. The findings can help in the formulation of relevant policy implications on the campaign for a cleaner environment Design/Methodology/Approach The authors assume positivism and objectivity as the philosophical aspects for the purpose of this study. READ MORE

  2. 22. Socially Responsible Investments? : -An empirical study on why investors do not invest in SRI

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

    Author : Simon Lundström; Rasmus Rosberg; [2017]
    Keywords : SRI; socially responsible investment; environment; SRI; ansvarsfulla investeringar; miljö;

    Abstract : In today’s society sustainability has become a highly discussed topic due to the increase in global average temperatures and changing ecosystems. Despite differentiating views regarding the origins of these changes, a proportion of the society have begun to adjust themselves into having more green profiles. READ MORE

  3. 23. The financial consequenses of being responsible – An Emphirical study of the relationship between corporate social responsibility and profitability

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Levi Östling; Victor Hedman Rahm; [2016-06-29]
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate if there is a relationship between CSR and profitability in American companies within the pharmaceutical industry, the bank industry and the oil and gas industry, and if this relationship is affected by industry belonging. During the last several decades, interest in CSR has increased and it is today a central part of the business environment. READ MORE

  4. 24. Moving in the right direction : an analysis of sustainability challenges of Emmaus Fredriksdal (a second-hand business within a solidarity movement)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Polina Savchenko; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainability science; Emmaus Fredriksdal; second-hand; social movement; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis studies the main sustainability challenges of Emmaus Fredriksdal, which is one of the groups of Emmaus International in Sweden. The organisation has its origin in a solidarity movement, which started in Paris after World War II with the purpose to provide support to the homeless and needy. READ MORE

  5. 25. Disclosure of firms’ environmental performance : does the SV approach reduce efficiency losses from asymmetric information?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Jannike Hising; [2016]
    Keywords : asymmetric information; efficiency losses; social cost of CO2; socially responsible investment; sustainability assessment; sustainable value;

    Abstract : Sustainability assessment of corporates has been recognized as an important and powerful tool to support a shift towards a sustainable development. In order to regulate activities with negative externalities and make socially responsible investment decisions, information and methods provided by third parties have become key instruments for investors and policy makers to mitigate market failures. READ MORE