Essays about: "role of banks in society"

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  1. 1. Sustainable Practices within the Real Estate sector : An analysis investigating the impact of sustainability practices within Real Estate companies in Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Fastighetsföretagande och finansiella system

    Author : Sanna Backenroth; Nicol Magnusson; [2023]
    Keywords : Sustainable investment; ESG; energy certification; property valuation; Hållbara investeringar; ESG; miljöcertifiering; fastighetsvärdering; fastighetsmarknaden;

    Abstract : The awareness of ESG (environmental, governance, social) has risen significantly during the last decade. The construction and real estate industry represents 21 % of the negative climate emissions in Sweden, highlighting the crucial role of property owners in achieving a climate-neutral society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risky Business: The Intersection of Sustainability and Credit Risk Assessment – a Strategic Perspective

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : Vincenzo Giunta; Emma Bäckman; Monica Elizabeth Salirwe; Jackline Kalyonge; [2023]
    Keywords : credit risk assessment; Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development; sustainability integration; sustainability challenge;

    Abstract : The imminent consequences of the deteriorating state of the socio-ecological systems pose significant challenges to the well-being of society and societal functioning. The financial sector, specifically banks, plays a crucial role in the transition toward sustainable development because they hold the financial resources and the power to allocate these resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Uncovering the Role of Urban Governance Practices for Nature-based Solutions: Investigating the Instrumentalization Pathways in European Cities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Malek Al Jebaie; [2023]
    Keywords : Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Nature-based solutions (NbS) have proven effective in addressing urban sustainability challenges. This thesis focuses on bridging the gap in NbS short-term interventions, scale, and financial barriers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bridging the Gap: Converging Finance and Strategic Communication for Sustainable Impact

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Julia Czajkowski Mikalsen; [2023]
    Keywords : strategic communication; sustainability communication; sustainable investments; Swedish banks; financial advisors; advisory meetings; paradoxes; perspectives of CSR; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The pressing issue of sustainability necessitates a broader collaboration span across all fields, such as finance and communication. Investments hold substantial power in the current sustainability reform, and it is therefore crucial that they not only meet the escalating demands of society but also actively contribute to forging a better future. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green corporate loans : A model-creating study exploring what information is used and its role when assessing green corporate loans

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maria Rydén; Lourdes Zemariam Ermias; [2023]
    Keywords : Green Finance; Green Corporate Loans; Hard Information; Soft Information; Information Asymmetry; Relationship Lending; Transactional Lending;

    Abstract : Banks have a vital role in the society-wide green transition. However, the field of green finance is relatively unexplored in academia. READ MORE