Essays about: "Socially responsible investing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words Socially responsible investing.

  1. 1. Clean and green, but what does it mean?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Konstenius; Henning Welin; [2021]
    Keywords : Socially responsible investing; ESG-ratings; M A; merger strategy; multivariate regression; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to study what role sustainability commitments of the target company have on merger strategies by studying bid premiums determinants between the years 2000 and 2020. The paper uses multivariable regression models that include, among other variables, the degree the target company commits to sustainability and the difference in how much the target and the acquirer commit to sustainability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Challenges of Achieving a Green Future and Financial Security - A Multiple Case Study of Swedish Pension Firms' Green Bond Assessment Processes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : My Ewrelius Ryde; Josefina Röckert; [2020]
    Keywords : Green bonds; ESG Assessment; Conventional Bond Assessment; Socially Responsible Investing; Institutional Logics; Pension Firms; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Deriving from an increased awareness of the devastating effects of global warming consequences, the interest for green bonds is growing at an explosive pace. However, researchers and practitioners have raised concerns about the challenges of assessing green bonds. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carb-on or Carb-off? : Carbon-intensive stocks' performance in an age of socially responsible investing

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Fredrik Westergård; August Wigh; [2020]
    Keywords : carbon stocks; carbon-intensive stocks; emission stocks; socially responsible investing; sin investing;

    Abstract : This study investigates the performance of carbon-intensive stocks in the United States and provides evidence of abnormal returns between 2000 and 2019. However, these abnormal returns are isolated to the period 2000 to 2002 which coincides with the Dot-com crash. READ MORE

  4. 4. How is ESG Affecting Stock Returns? A Portfolio- and Panel Data Analysis of US Firms in the S&P 500

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Per Jonas Partapuoli; Charlotte Breitz; [2020]
    Keywords : ESG; HML; S P 500; Momentum; Fama-French Five-factor Model; Portfolio Analysis; Panel Data Analysis; Sustainable Investing; Great Financial Crisis; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The last two decades, socially responsible investing has emerged such that there is a value in itself to invest responsibly. This paper analyzes the relationship between Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and stock returns, and investigate if any of these three individual pillars have a more significant impact during the period 2005 – 2018. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender Differences in Financial Decisions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lisa Rygård; [2020]
    Keywords : gender differences; decision making under risk; investment; sustainability; leadership gender; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Investment behavior is strongly affected by the level of risk we are willing to take and to what extent we believe an investment is going to be successful. It has been found in previous experiments that men and women tend to have different risk preferences and beliefs, with dissimilar investment behavior as consequence. READ MORE