Essays about: "environmental risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 636 essays containing the words environmental risk.

  1. 1. INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE WAKE OF NATURAL DISASTERS A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the impacts of Natural Disasters on the level of Human Trafficking

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jenny Tu; [2018-10-31]
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    Abstract : The form of modern-day slavery of human trafficking has been increasingly seen as a serious risk associated with environmental problems. The number of trafficked women and children wereseen as a reporting trend in the context of natural disasters, and is estimated to increase asdisasters will be more severe and frequent in the near future. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effects of Environmental, Social and Governance measures on the cross section of stock return, a compensation for risk or mispricing? Evidence from the Swedish stock market

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    Author : Ludvig Annér; Nora Jakobsson van Stam; [2018-08-31]
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    Abstract : There is a lack of uniformity throughout the literature regarding the effects of sociallyresponsible investing. By implementing a Fama-MacBeth style regression with theFama French three factors and the momentum factor, extended with several detailedenvironmental, social and governance scores the lack of uniformity of these effects areconfirmed. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Relationship Between Environmental, Social and Governance Factors and Firm Performance. A Study Performed on the Swedish Stock Market

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    Author : Johanna Sjöström; Erika Venäläinen; [2018-07-05]
    Keywords : ESG; Abnormal Returns; Portfolio Returns; Swedish Stock Market;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and firm performance on the Swedish stock market over the years 2013-2017. Using the traditional Carhart’s four-factor model, a quantitative research method has been applied by running panel and OLS regressions on historical stock returns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk mapping of phosphorus leakage - improved method using a Digital Elevation Model

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Hanna Ekström; [2018]
    Keywords : surface runoff; erosion; phosphorus leakage; agriculture; sinks; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Eutrophication is an ongoing problem in the Baltic Sea and is therefore found as a topic of the Baltic Sea Action Plan as well as the environmental goals of Sweden. One source to eutrophication is the leakage of phosphorus from agricultural lands. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integrating sustainability aspects into the business development processes of Hemfrid

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Adam Engström; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Business development; SDGs; Sustainability model; Environmental sustainability; Economic sustainability; Social sustainability;

    Abstract : Sustainability is becoming more of a strategic tool in many companies today and will become even more important in the future. Hemfrid is today looking at many new business areas and has realized the importance of including sustainability in its new businesses. READ MORE