Essays about: "sustainable finance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 essays containing the words sustainable finance.

  1. 1. Oil Price and Sector Returns : An International Analysis on the role of Oil Dependency in the Financial Sector

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Victor Babakhani; Aalhuizen Christoffer; [2019]
    Keywords : Oil Price; Sector return; Oil; Systematic Risk; Sustainable Development; Finance;

    Abstract : Olja har under det förgångna seklet varit en av industrialiseringens stöttepelare. Idag, med omfattande satsningar inom hållbar utveckling så är inverkan av oljan högt aktuellt och inom en snar framtid kan den se en påtaglig nedbringa även om det har visats att dess relevans kommer kvarstå åtminstone fram till 2040. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Investment Strategies in Practice: Exploring strategy combination to achieve investment objectives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Tyler Robinson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable investment strategies; investment objectives; ESG performance; financial performance; sustainable investment spectrum; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Society faces significant funding gaps as it attempts to address crucial social and environmental challenges. One of the key barriers inhibiting the allocation of private capital to alleviate these funding needs is a lack of established methods regarding how investment practitioners can integrate sustainability considerations into investment processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cash greens everything around me? Identifying key barriers and drivers for advancing low-carbon investments in Denmark’s finance industry and evaluating the transition efforts of the industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Rasmus Bjerring Larsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Sustainable Finance; Climate Investing; Institutional Investors; Corporate Organisational Change.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Meeting international climate goals require a major reallocation of global investment portfolios. However, in 2016, 74%. of all assets under management were still socially and environmentally unchecked. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable Investment Strategies : A Quantitative Evaluation of Sustainable Investment Strategies For Index Funds

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : John Erikmats; Johan Sjösten; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG; CSR; investment strategies; sustainable investment strategies; sustainability; sustainable investments; sustainable finance; index funds; tracking-error; tracking-error minimization; ESG; CSR; investeringsstrategier; hållbara investeringsstrategier; hållbarhet; hållbara investeringar; hållbar finans; indexfonder; tracking-error; minimering av tracking-error;

    Abstract : Modern society is faced with the complex and intractable challenge of global warming, along with other environmental issues that could potentially alter our way of life if not managed properly. Is it possible that financial markets and equity investors could have a huge part to play in the transformation towards a greener and more sustainable world? Previous studies about investment strategies regarding sustainability have for the most part been centered around possibly less objective ESG-scores or around carbon and GHG-emissions only, with little or no consideration for water usage and waste management. READ MORE

  5. 5. ESG investing in the Eurozone : Portfolio performance of best-effort and best-in-class approaches

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

    Author : Kajsa Andersson; Simon Mårtensson; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG; sustainable finance; sustainable investing; portfolio performance; risk-adjusted returns; abnormal returns;

    Abstract : The last decades have seen a rapid increase of sustainable investing, also known as ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing. There has also been an increasing body of academic literature devoted to whether investors can gain any financial benefits from taking ESG under consideration. READ MORE