Essays about: "institutional investors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 130 essays containing the words institutional investors.

  1. 1. Responsible Investing in Exchange-Traded Funds : An empirical analysis of information obstacles faced by retail investors

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Anna Lisa Reich; Christian Sass; [2021]
    Keywords : Responsible investing; retail investor; exchange-traded fund; investment decision; ESG; investment obstacles; Ansvarsfull investering; privatinvesterare; börshandlad fond; investeringsbeslut; ESG; investeringshinder;

    Abstract : In the context of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, the European Union has devised a sustainable finance strategy that relies on the engagement of both institutional and private investors in responsible investing to deliver on those goals. Several studies have found high interest in responsible investing among retail investors, but a relatively low engagement therein. READ MORE

  2. 2. Drivers of Sustainability in the Swedish Financial Market: A Qualitative Study on the Swedish National Pension Funds

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Peggy Jägfeldt; Erik Olivecrona; [2021]
    Keywords : Active Ownership; Corporate Dialogues; Institutional Entrepreneurship; Institutional Owners; Socially Responsible Investing;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades, the world has seen the continuation and rise in the severity of issues facing the long-term wellbeing of people and the environment. To surmount these pressing challenges, society is aiming to change the standard profit-maximizing models of corporations to ones that include considerations for sustainability issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investment Decisions and ESG - Fund managers' perceptions of ESG information when making investment decisions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : David Svensson; Sabrina Atasayar; [2021]
    Keywords : ESG; Investment decisions; Fund management; Taxonomy;

    Abstract : ESG issues play an increasingly important role in today's societies. As a non-financial component, its place in investment decision-making may be difficult to grasp and thereby applied differently among investors. Combined with new emerging regulation, the questions concerning ESG are in a field of constant development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investing with an Objective Conscience: A qualitative study on standardization of socially responsible investing in the Swedish financial market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Markus Johansson; Simon Fast; [2021]
    Keywords : Socially Responsible Investing; Standardization; Heterogeneity; EU Taxonomy; Institutional Investors;

    Abstract : The transition towards a sustainable capital market requires private and institutional investors to shift investments to truly socially responsible companies. Identifying genuinely socially responsible investment (SRI) opportunities is, however, complicated by greenwashing, as some companies attempt to portray themselves as more sustainable than they truthfully are. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information Consumption and Price Informativeness: The Link Between Behavior and Price Discovery

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Renjo Gabro; Samuel Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : Price informativeness; Information consumption; institutional investors;

    Abstract : As technologies to share and consume information become more efficient and the information available to investors grow exponentially, the relationship between information consumption and price discovery becomes increasingly important to understand. We study the relationship between information consumption and price informativeness. READ MORE