11:30-14:30 CET (Brussels time zone)

Sustainable Finance & Responsible Investments

By Dr. George Skiadopoulos (Professor of Finance, Banking & Financial Management Dpt., University Of Piraeus & School Of Economics And Finance, Queen Mary University Of London)

Location: Online

  • Dr. George Skiadopoulos

    Dr. George Skiadopoulos

    Professor of Finance, Banking and Financial Management Dpt., University of Piraeus & School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London

Scope:

To present empirical facts, challenges and open questions in the field of sustainable finance and responsible investments from the perspective of policy makers, investors and corporates

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Understand whether institutional investors consider ESG as a factor in their decisions
  • Demonstrate how we can measure climate change risks
  • Present evidence on whether sustainable investments outperform
  • Discuss challenges and open questions

Contents:

  • Which risks do investors take into account?
  • The shortcomings of ESG ratings
  • Real time measurement of climate change risks- which are the ones that investors care about?
  • Do sustainable investments pay off?
  • Does divestment pay off?
  • The issue of materiality
  • Challenges for policy makers

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