Essays about: "global funds"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 essays containing the words global funds.

  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. Different perspectives of deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon : An interview study based in Cusco and Pilcopata in the Cusco region

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring; Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Teresa Wåtz; Emma Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Peruvian Amazon; Deforestation; Different perspectives; Cusco; Pilcopata.;

    Abstract : The Amazon rainforest constitutes a quarter of the global biodiversity and is responsible for 15% of the terrestrial photosynthesis. It is important to protect the forest and limit the deforestation to not release more greenhouse gases, which aggravate climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Co-ordinating HIV/AIDS strategies: The case of NGO`s and other development actors in Zambia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Adina Björk; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : There have been many different efforts done to design coordination models for aid, but less research has been focusing on the efficiency and function of these implementation policies. Both the Paris Declaration and the Sector-Wide Approach has been launched with the purpose to improve countries aid coordination strategies. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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