Essays about: "environmental risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 696 essays containing the words environmental risk.

  1. 1. The Effect of ESG on a Global Fund Market - Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in the investment strategy: A Global Market Research

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Hanna Björkman; Michael Erlandsson; [2019-07-12]
    Keywords : ESG; global funds; environmental responsibility; social responsibility; corporate governance; responsible investments; impact investments; Morningstar;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the different performances of global funds when implementing an ESG-strategy during the period 2013 to 2018. Using the from Morningstar Direct, consisting of return, Morningstar Sustainability Rating, Morningstar Portfolio Sustainability Score, Portfolio Controversy level and Environmental-, Social-, and Governance- Score, we conduct the regression analysis using the Fama French Carhart model. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethical Fund Performance - A matched pair analysis of the Swedish fund market

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    Author : Jesper Lundgren; Robin Olin; [2019-07-05]
    Keywords : ESG; Mutual funds; Swedish Fund Market;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the effect of ethics on the performance of Swedish funds over the years 2009-2018. Through the use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) score, this study distinguishes ethical funds from the less ethical funds. READ MORE

  3. 3. EU ETS VS. CORSIA A neoliberal institutionalist study of European emission reduction policy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tobias Eriksson; [2019-07-04]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Since 2012, the European aviation sector is covered by the European Union Emission Trading Scheme, (EU ETS). A global counterpart, which is currently being developed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) under the name CORSIA, is due to enter into force in 2021. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban Growth and Environmental Risks - A GIS-Based Analysis of Landslide Susceptibility in Bukavu (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Simon Paul; [2019]
    Keywords : Bukavu; Landslides; Environmental Risks; GIS; Urban Growth; Slope Inclination; Land Cover; D. R. Congo; South Kivu; Satellite Data; Digital Elevation Model;

    Abstract : The city of Bukavu, located at the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the province of South Kivu, is a large and densely populated urban agglomeration that has experienced rapid growth during recent years. At the same time, Bukavu has been repeatedly struck by environmental hazards, especially by devastating landslides. READ MORE

  5. 5. Work is where my bike is. Identifying windows of opportunity for bike commuting in the heart of Germany’s car industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sandra Seethaler; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Behaviour Analysis; Bike Communiting; Sustainable Mobility; Transport Planning; Germany; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Germany, country of diesel bans and postponed climate goals, the region of Baden-Württemberg, as the heart of the country’s car industry, faces especial challenges. Due to its highly car-oriented transport system and topographical structure, the region is notorious for some of the country’s worst air quality levels. READ MORE