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