Essays about: "Socially Responsible Investments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words Socially Responsible Investments.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The implications of Socially Responsible Investments - Taking on the perspective of M&As

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Isabel Haas; Julia Nytorp; [2018]
    Keywords : ESG-Score; Mergers and Acquisitions M As ; Post-Deal Performance; Socially Responsible Investment SRI ; Socially Responsible SR -Target; SRI Funds; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : There is an increased interest not only in sustainability but also in becoming socially responsible due to greater awareness as well as pressure from stakeholders. Contradictive results are found on whether Socially Responsible Investments (SRIs) in the area of funds are outperforming conventional funds. READ MORE

  4. 4. ETHICAL INVESTMENTS : The cost of a clean conscience oropportunity to change the world?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Anders Nordbrandt; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Problem background: Swedish savings in mutual funds have increased by 53 times in 30 years, to a total of 3 837 billion kronor, where of a large share is through the Swedish pension system. A growing share of this capitalis invested in socially responsible investment products, where a popular approach is to use a negative screening to exclude companies based on ethical values. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green bonds - market barriers and investor motives

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

    Author : Madeleine Fransman; Beatrice Häll; [2018]
    Keywords : Green Bonds; Socially Responsible Investment; Sustainable Finance; Investment Decisions; Investment Barriers; Investment Motives;

    Abstract : This study addresses the green bond market, a young and upcoming market that has received increasing attention in recent years. Academic literature in the field is limited, therefore theaim of this study is to identify investors’ main barriers and motives behind green bondinvestments. READ MORE