Essays about: "impact investments"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 333 essays containing the words impact investments.

  1. 11. Mergers and Acquisitions and Default Risk: Evidence from Western European Financial Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Teemu Mäkiaho; Henri Rikhard Kiviniemi; [2019]
    Keywords : M A; Default Risk; Merton Model; Probability of Default; Distance-to-Default; Financial Sector; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of mergers and acquisitions on the default risk of acquiring companies. The sample consists of 276 transactions carried out between 2010 and 2018 by acquirers from Western European financial sector. READ MORE

  2. 12. The impact of price and regulatory uncertainty in green certificate markets: Evidence from the Swedish-Norwegian market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Kajsa Ganhammar; [2019]
    Keywords : tradable green certificates; price volatility; regulatory uncertainty; green investment; real options theory; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The European Commission favours market-based support policies, such as markets for tradable green certificates, to promote renewable energy. Meanwhile, these markets have received critique for exposing investors to large price risk as the level of support is determined by the market price of certificates. READ MORE

  3. 13. Sustainable investments : Transparency regulation as a tool to influence investors to choose sustainable investment funds

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakultetenLinköpings universitet/Affärsrätt

    Author : Frida Petersson; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainable investments; transparency regulation; funds; sustainability; investment funds; sustainable investment funds; EU; EU taxonomy on sustainability; sustainability benchmarks; sustainability disclosures; sustainability ratings; sustainability labels; behavioural economics; Theory of Planned Behaviour; Ethical Investment; ESG; SRI; Responsible Investment; Engel-Kollat-Blackwell decision-making model; intention-behaviour gap; investor behaviour; Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on disclosures relating to sustainable investments and sustainability risks and amending Directive EU 2016 2341 COM 2018 354 final; Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation EU 2016 1011 on low carbon benchmarks and positive carbon impact benchmarks COM 2018 355 final; Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment COM 2018 353 final; Action Plan: Financing Sustainable Growth COM 2018 97 final;

    Abstract : In March 2018 the European Commission published the Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth. One of the main objectives with the actions presented in the action plan is to reorient capital flows towards sustainable investments, i.e. to influence more investors to invest sustainably. READ MORE

  4. 14. On the Profitability of Large-scale PV Plants in Sweden : Site Selection, Grid Connection and Design

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Annelie Westén; [2019]
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    Abstract : The market for large scale PV plants in Sweden is growing, with six PV plants of 1 MWp or more beinginstalled today. The size of the newly installed plants has increased from 1 MWp to 5.5 MWp during thelast 5 years. As the market and size of the plants continue to grow, larger investments, risks and possibleprots will be built into the project. READ MORE

  5. 15. Payback periods for photovoltaics integrated in nonbuilding structures

    University essay from KTH/Byggteknik och design; KTH/Byggteknik och design

    Author : Styrbjörn Olsson; Simon Candler; [2019]
    Keywords : Solar panels; Renewable energy; Payback periods; Nonbuilding structures; Climate; Environment; Railway; Road tunnel;

    Abstract : In order to provide Sweden and other countries across the globe with energy in a long-term and sustainable manner that accounts for our global environmental goals, we need to adopt more sources of renewable energy. Solar panels and other forms of solar power is one of these renewable energy sources that has a lot of potential and the technology has become increasingly more common in Sweden and other parts of the world in the latest decades. READ MORE