Essays about: "Socially responsible investment"

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  1. 1. The difference in risk adjusted performance between socially responsible and conventional equity mutual funds - Evidence from Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Sebastian Alm; Otilia Esping; [2020-07-01]
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    Abstract : This thesis aims to study the difference in risk-adjusted performance between socially responsible (SR) and conventional equity mutual funds from a Swedish perspective. The study uses mutual fund data from the time-period January 2010 to January 2020. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of media reported weather shocks on mutualfund capital flow : A comparison of socially responsible- and conventional funds

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Bizuayehu Tefera; [2020]
    Keywords : Capital flow; Weather shocks; Socially responsible investment;

    Abstract : Identifying factors that affect the flow of mutual fund capital and betweenmutualfund types hasthe potential, among others,to relief fund management and investors from unnecessary administrative costs. This study investigated the role media reported weather shocks have on socially responsible and conventional mutual trust funds’capital flow. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The relationship between CSR and the interest bearing cost of debt : An analysis of Nordic countries

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

    Author : Jonas Wahlström; Oscar Carlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : ESG; CSR; sustainability; cost of interest bearing debt; risk management; Over investment view; Nordic countries;

    Abstract : Corporate social responsibility (CSR), or perhaps the lack of it, is widely debated today. Regulations and international discussions surrounding the topic is taking up a larger room in the public domain with the Paris Climate Accords being a pinnacle where a number of countries decided to agree to quite ambitious climate goals. 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