Search for dissertations about: "shareholder activism"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words shareholder activism.

  1. 1. Shareholder activism of Swedish institutional investors

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Elias Bengtsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Shareholder activism; corporate governance; institutional sociology; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

    Abstract : During recent decades, institutional investors have come to be of larger significance in the ownership structures of large Swedish corporations. Yet, studies of their actual involvement in the running of corporations remain limited. READ MORE

  2. 2. Collective Action Among Shareholder Activists

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Andreas Jansson; Växjö universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; shareholder activism; collective action; minority shareholders; corporate governance; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Ekonomistyrning; Ekonomistyrning;

    Abstract : This study addresses the problem of explaining the emergence and viability of coalitions among shareholder activists. The formation of coalitions for purposes of shareholder activism is generally unexpected from a theoretical perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Ethics of Investing. Making Money or Making a Difference?

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Author : Joakim Sandberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethical investment; ethical investing; socially responsible investment; socially responsible investing; ethical funds; screening; shareholder activism; sin stocks; active shareholding; corporate governance; responsible ownership; relationship investing; philanthropy; speculation; the stock market; annual general meeting; investor influence; consistency; conscientiousness; collective responsibility; generalisation test; pragmatism; consequentialism; demandingness; applied ethics; ethics; moral philosophy;

    Abstract : The concepts of ‘ethical’ and ‘socially responsible’ investment (SRI) have become increasingly popular in recent years and funds which offer this kind of investment have attracted many individual investors. The present book addresses the issue of ‘How ought one to invest?’ by critically engaging with the ideas of the proponents of this movement about what makes ‘ethical’ investing ethical. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Corals to Corporations : Social-ecological dynamics in the Anthropocene ocean

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Jean-Baptiste Jouffray; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Anthropocene; Ocean; Coral reef; Finance; Regime shift; Sustainability; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : The ocean has always been of paramount importance for the development of human civilisation. Today more than ever, the prospect of a new era of ‘blue growth’ poses great sustainability and governance challenges as marine ecosystems worldwide face unprecedented cumulative pressures from local human impacts, global climate change and distal socioeconomic processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Anthropocene Ocean Risks and opportunities for global sustainability

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Jean-Baptiste Jouffray; Magnus Nyström; Henrik Österblom; Beatrice Crona; Albert Norström; Douglas McCauley; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Anthropocene; Coral reef; Finance; Globalisation; Ocean; Resilience; Seafood; Social-ecological system; Sustainability; Transdisciplinarity; Transnational corporation; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Humans have become a dominant force of planetary change. This epoch, referred to as the Anthropocene, implies profound alterations to the Earth’s marine and terrestrial ecosystems upon which so many people depend. READ MORE