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April 7, 2016 - 8:45am
Will fossil fuel producing companies be able to use their reserves if the 1.5°C increase in temperature threshold agreed under the recent COP 21 Paris Climate Agreement is to be respected?
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April 5, 2016 - 9:00am
SFI Prof. Paul Schneider, SFI@USI, and co-authors win the 2015 Jack Treynor Prize awarded by the Q Group for their research on “Low Risk Anomalies?”
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March 31, 2016 - 11:00am
SFI Prof. Boris Nikolov, SFI@UNIL, presented his paper “Agency Conflicts Around the World” at the School of Economics and Management at Lund University, Sweden on March 22nd.
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March 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
How do social norms affect bank lending decisions? Given the commonly high cost of equity capital for “sin firms”, for instance, are higher interest rates for bank loans also the norm for these firms?
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March 17, 2016 - 9:00pm
In 2013, the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System was set up by the United Nations Environment Programme to advance policy options in order to deliver sustainable development.
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March 15, 2016 - 3:45pm
One of the fastest growing areas of sustainable finance is sustainability-themed investment. Sustainability-themed investments typically address a specific sustainability issue such as clean technology, or cleantech.
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March 11, 2016 - 7:30am
On the investment side, there are at least five classifications of sustainable finance: screening; integration; sustainability-themed investing; impact or community investing; and corporate engagement or shareholder activism.
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June 1, 2014 - 8:00am
Mario Draghi famously asserted that the ECB “will do whatever it takes to preserve the euro”.

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