2019/09/03 – Oxford, UK – The 2nd Annual Conference of the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment being held at the University of Oxford from 3-6th September 2019 now has 5 paper prizes worth £8,500 in total. Details are below:

BNP Paribas Asset Management Best Paper Prize – £3,000
CFA Institute’s Financial Analysts Journal Paper Prize for Sustainable Investment – £1,500
CFA Institute’s Financial Analysts Journal PhD Prize for Sustainable Investment – £1,000
Best Climate Finance Paper Prize (sponsored by Imperial College London) – £1,500
Best Novel Methods Paper (sponsor TBC) – £1,500

PhD students accepted for the PhD Workshop on the 3rd September will also have their registration fees waived and there are a limited number of bursaries to support participation.

The Conference Committee are seeking 40 high quality papers for the conference with each paper having a 30-minute speaking slot. Papers will be presented in sessions organised by asset class or a cross-cutting theme. Within each session papers are likely to come from different disciplines to foster inter-disciplinary collaboration and learning.

Papers will be presented over 14 conference sessions.

Draft session themes are:

• Banking

• Innovative methods and datasets (e.g. geospatial analysis, big data, machine learning etc)

• Bonds

• Insurance and Reinsurance

• Cognition and Behaviour

• Listed Equities

• Corporate Governance

• Nature and Biodiversity

• Environmental performance and credit quality

• Pension Funds

• Financial Regulation and Supervision

• Sovereign Investors (SWFs, state-owned banks etc)

• Infrastructure Investment

• Stranded Assets

The deadline for submission is Friday 1st March 2019.

Submit here: https://www.susfinalliance2019.org/call-for-papers

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