Essays about: "insurance sector"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 essays containing the words insurance sector.

  1. 1. Innovating Inside the Box - An Exploratory Comparative Case Study of Regulations’ Impact on Innovation in the Insurance Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Alexander Ivarsson; Emma Rittgård; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Financial innovation; Innovation management; Regulation; Insurance;

    Abstract : Innovation in general is an important driver for economic growth and consumer welfare.However, with the purpose of consumer protection and ensuring stability of the financialsystem, the insurance sector is bound to follow stricter regulations than most other sectors. READ MORE

  2. 2. The influence of corporate governance on CSR : a multiple case study of the Swedish insurance sector

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Alexander Sommensjö; [2020]
    Keywords : corporate governance; CSR; empowerment; insurance sector; management control systems; sustainability; sustainable development; triple bottom line;

    Abstract : This study responds to the theoretical gap in the academic literature regarding mechanisms of corporate governance and how it affects companies’ corporate social responsibility-efforts. The study also aims to deepen the understanding of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility-efforts in the insurance sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. Broken promises and violent reactions: A single case study of the grievances of indigenous communities surrounding the Las Bambas conflict

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elle Kari Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Mining; Indigenous people; Neo-Gramscian; counter- hegemonic claims; FDI; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In tandem with the rapid expansion of mining in Peru, and the increased dependence on foreign direct investment into the sector, social conflicts have escalated in recent years. Protests and strikes have become common features of the mining sector, deterring investors and insurance companies alike. READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-Organized Community Institutions: A Way to Strengthen Local Social Sustainability? A Case Study of PGS Viêt Nam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Carla Böttinger; [2019]
    Keywords : Organic Farming; Safe Vegetables; Quality Insurance System within Agricultural Value Chain; Multi-Stakeholder Certification; Participatory Guarantee System; Collective Action; Self-Organized Institutions; Future Food Systems; Social Sustainability; Community Resilience; Viêt Nam; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last years, the conventional agricultural system has increasingly been pointed out as one of the most problematic sector for the environment and the global public health. At the same time, the organic farming sector has more and more been presented as a sustainable answer to that problem. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of FinTech Companies on Financial Institutions in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Moayad Almoustafa Alterkawi; Tamer Bittar; [2019]
    Keywords : FinTech companies; IT; Innovation; FinTech applications; Financial institutions; Business model; Regulation; Cooperation; Co-opetition;

    Abstract : FinTech companies have grown tremendously during the last decades and generated great impacts on traditional financial institutions and led to enormous alteration in the ways of providing the financial services. The continuous development of the financial services has stepped into a new stage, where new entrants impact incumbents even more and many challenges accompanied by threats might come to light. READ MORE