Essays about: "sustainable finance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 essays containing the words sustainable finance.

  1. 1. Towards a Green Techno-Economic Paradigm - The implications of EUs strategy to finance a sustainable growth on industry dynamics from a neo-Schumpeterian perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Eric Lindh; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable finance; industry dynamics; techno-economic paradigms; innovation; disruption; creative destruction;

    Abstract : The consequences of climate change are becoming more and more evident. Environmentalshocks in terms of massive forest fires, ferocious cyclones and droughts have become morefrequent leading to mass migrations and business disruptions. It has now been declared that wehave reached a tipping point and that further global warming is inevitable. READ MORE

  2. 2. Putting all the sustainable development eggs in the private sector basket : An investigation into hegemonic struggle in the Danish development community over increasing private sector-driven development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Louise Maria Skotte Møller; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Development Finance; Private Sector-Driven Development; Civil Society; Critical Discourse Analysis; Hegemony; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : How sustainable development (SD) is envisioned, practiced and financed is a crucial question today. In Denmark, the former government introduced private sector-driven development (PSDD) at the heart of Danish development cooperation. READ MORE

  3. 3. How China and Nordic countries conceptualise Corporate Social Responsibility : – A study of senior decision-makers’ statements within the banking sector

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Kinesiska

    Author : Johanna Fagerström; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability report; sustainable banking; Chinese banks; Nordic banks; sustainability; Corporate Social Responsibility CSR ; Global Reporting Initiative GRI ; green finance; senior decision-maker; tone at the top; Chinese harmony; 13th Five-Year Plan;

    Abstract : The “statement” from senior decision-maker is a section in the sustainability           report, where the most “senior decision-maker” of the institution (such as CEO,            chairman, or equivalent senior position) gives the personal view about the           relevance of sustainability to the ​institution and its strategy for addressing           sustainability. Such a statement is one medium used by company leaders to            communicate their attitudes and values to stakeholders in sustainability reports. READ MORE

  4. 4. Green Cloud Transition & Environmental Impacts of Stock Exchanges : A Case Study of Nasdaq, a Global Stock Exchange Company

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : David Östlin; Nils Frisk Arfvidsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Cloud computing; Green cloud; Environmental impacts; Environmental footprint; Financial services; Stock exchanges; Cloud transitions; Multi-level perspective; Molntjänster; Grön molntjänst; Miljöpåverkan; Miljöavtryck; Finansiella marknader; Börser; Molnövergång; Multi-Level Perspective;

    Abstract : To address the issues of climate change and reduce the emissions released into the atmosphere, society and companies, including the financial markets, need to adjust how they act and conduct business. The financial markets are vital in the transition towards a more sustainable society and stock exchanges are a central actor to enhance green finance, enabling green securities to be traded. READ MORE

  5. 5. Finance and Mobile Money for Rural Development: The case of Smallholder Farmers in Haiti

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Anne Lobke Grootenhuis; [2020]
    Keywords : mobile money; smallholder farmers; rural finance; smallholder farmer finance; Haiti; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Globally, 500 million smallholder farmers require finance to secure a more productive, efficient, sustainable, and inclusive food system. Thus far, traditional financial services have been unsuccessful in reaching these farmers. READ MORE