Essays about: "Socially Responsible Investing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words Socially Responsible Investing.

  1. 1. The effects of Environmental, Social and Governance measures on the cross section of stock return, a compensation for risk or mispricing? Evidence from the Swedish stock market

    University essay from

    Author : Ludvig Annér; Nora Jakobsson van Stam; [2018-08-31]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : There is a lack of uniformity throughout the literature regarding the effects of sociallyresponsible investing. By implementing a Fama-MacBeth style regression with theFama French three factors and the momentum factor, extended with several detailedenvironmental, social and governance scores the lack of uniformity of these effects areconfirmed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Barriers for Responsible Investments: Facilitating a Greener Economy : -A Multiple Case Study of Asset Management Companies

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Alexander Olausson; Charlie Essland; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Socially Responsible Investing; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Business Models; Sustainable Banking;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this research is to develop and contribute with an improved understanding of socially responsible investing and its barriers within the asset management sector. To accomplish the purpose of this research, four areas have been investigated; sustainability, business models, socially responsible investing, and barriers for socially responsible investing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investing in gender equal companies - an attractive strategy?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Christina Engelberth; Julia Hellgren; [2017]
    Keywords : gender equality; performance; risk; socially responsible investing; trading strategy;

    Abstract : In this thesis we investigate whether gender equality enhances firm performance, if equal firms are less risky compared to unequal firms and if investors can profit from this. To evaluate performance and risk we create trading strategies and form portfolios of equal and unequal companies during the period March 2011 to August 2016. READ MORE

  4. 4. Socio-Economically Responsible Investing and Income Inequality in the USA

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : David Brown; [2017]
    Keywords : Portfolio Theory; SRI; Socially Responsible Investing; Poverty; Multi Index Model; Investment Model;

    Abstract : To add to the tools currently available to combat income inequality in the United States an investment fund type is proposed, justified, described, and created using historical asset returns from 1960 to 2015. By focusing on two socio-economic indicators of poverty, inflation and unemployment rates, this fund, when marketed to investors who live near, at, or below the poverty line, seeks to increase returns during times of increased strain on the economies of the poor. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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