Essays about: "Socially Responsible Investments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words Socially Responsible Investments.

  1. 1. Individual investors' preferences regarding green bonds : A survey of Swedish investors

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

    Author : Lauri Kivikoski; Robert Sandberg; [2019]
    Keywords : green bonds; socially responsible investing; SRI; sustainable finance; environmental attitude; environmental behaviour;

    Abstract : Green bonds are a type of bonds that are designated for investment projects that have a positive effect on the environment. Such projects could be preventing climate change by reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, increasing energy-efficiency, or improving waste management. Green bonds have risen considerably in issued volume in recent years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Socially responsible investments and shareholder engagement in the Swedish pension fund system : A case study on the Swedish AP funds

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Adam Skol; [2019]
    Keywords : social and environmental outcomes; influence instruments; shareholder engagement dialogue; socially responsible investments; sustainable development;

    Abstract : In recent years, institutional shareholders have more frequently engaged themselves in dialogue with corporations on corporate social and environmental factors (ESG factors) through a new investment strategy often referred to as socially responsible investments. The Swedish public pension funds work with socially responsible investments and shareholder engagement are based on their mandate to serve the Swedish people and to manage their retirement capital in a desirable way. READ MORE

  3. 3. ESG Integration Among Large Nordic Institutional Asset Owners : Mapping Large Nordic Institutional Asset Owners’ Approaches to Sustainability and ESG Integration in the Investment Process

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Reto Ammann; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG Investing and Integration; Sustainable Investing; Responsible Investing; Large Institutional Asset Owners;

    Abstract : Traditional investing is mainly concerned with creating a financial return on investment for the investor and hence disregards other non-financial issues such as adverse environmental and societal impacts. This negligence of negative impacts in the investment process is beginning to be addressed with the emergence of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing, socially responsible investing (SRI), and other sustainable investing types. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Money Talks-Institutional Investors' Ability to Affect Their Holdings Using Norm Based Exclusions and Dialogues

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jakob Kalbe; Martin Warin; [2018]
    Keywords : Norm-based Exclusions; Investor Dialogues; Socially Responsible Investments; Institutional Investors; Climate Change;

    Abstract : Institutional investors hold unique power, as they can use SRI-strategies to change the behavior of companies not contributing to a sustainable development. While most studies that are investigating investors' usage of SRI-strategies are focused on the financial implications in terms of returns, this paper focus solely on the environmental performance of holdings affected by the SRI-strategies. READ MORE