Essays about: "carbon finance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words carbon finance.

  1. 1. Cash greens everything around me? Identifying key barriers and drivers for advancing low-carbon investments in Denmark’s finance industry and evaluating the transition efforts of the industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Rasmus Bjerring Larsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Sustainable Finance; Climate Investing; Institutional Investors; Corporate Organisational Change.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Meeting international climate goals require a major reallocation of global investment portfolios. However, in 2016, 74%. of all assets under management were still socially and environmentally unchecked. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Investment Strategies : A Quantitative Evaluation of Sustainable Investment Strategies For Index Funds

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : John Erikmats; Johan Sjösten; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG; CSR; investment strategies; sustainable investment strategies; sustainability; sustainable investments; sustainable finance; index funds; tracking-error; tracking-error minimization; ESG; CSR; investeringsstrategier; hållbara investeringsstrategier; hållbarhet; hållbara investeringar; hållbar finans; indexfonder; tracking-error; minimering av tracking-error;

    Abstract : Modern society is faced with the complex and intractable challenge of global warming, along with other environmental issues that could potentially alter our way of life if not managed properly. Is it possible that financial markets and equity investors could have a huge part to play in the transformation towards a greener and more sustainable world? Previous studies about investment strategies regarding sustainability have for the most part been centered around possibly less objective ESG-scores or around carbon and GHG-emissions only, with little or no consideration for water usage and waste management. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Grass is Always Bluer. An investigation into the applicability of Market-based Governance for Seagrass in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : David Boyd; [2019]
    Keywords : Blue carbon; Seagrass; Sweden; Payment for ecosystem services; Loss and Damage; coastal management; market based environmental governance; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years the concept of “Blue carbon” has brought attention to the importance of Mangroves, Seagrass and Saltmarsh ecosystems in carbon cycles. Concerns over climate change has had countries commit to decreasing CO2 emissions, often using natural processes to sequester CO2. READ MORE

  4. 4. Financing Low - Carbon Materials Through Green Bonds : Proposing Criteria and Benchmarks for Green Bonds in the Aluminium Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Stefanie Berendsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate finance - Green bonds – Low-Carbon Materials – Green Bond Criteria – Aluminium Production; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing emissions in the basic materials sector, which account for 25% of the global greenhouse gas emissions is a pressing climate mitigation task. Investments into decarbonising this sector are critical and therefore raising capital though climate finance is gaining attention. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green bonds : greening capital, organizations and potentially a building or two : a case study of the green bond financed construction and real estate sector in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Balthazar Mandahl Forsberg; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainability Science; green bonds; green buildings; impact investment; additionality; green finance; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With the ongoing climate collapse, there is a need for a capital switch, rerouting investments into low carbon infrastructure. Green bonds are a new financial vehicle aimed to facilitate this transition. READ MORE