Sustainable Finance and Corporate Governance

SHoF- ECGI Conference

Sustainable Finance and Corporate Governance

  • 16 - 18 October 2020
  • Online

Sustainable Finance Conference

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Hosted by Swedish House of Finance

16 - 18 October

The conference will be on Zoom. Details will be emailed to registered participants.

All times are indicated for the Central European Time zone (“Stockholm time”). Subtract six hours for New York.

About the Event:

This event is co-sponsored by the Swedish House of Finance (SHoF) at Stockholm School of Economics, the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) and the European Corporate Governance Research Foundation (ECGRF).

The conference will follow the 2020 ECGI Annual Lecture and associated meetings which will be held on October 15. The programme for 15 October, which is open to the public, will include a lecture by Nobel Laureate Prof. Oliver Hart (Harvard University and ECGI). See separate programme and registration details available on the ECGI website.

This conference brings together leading academics with participants from industry and government. The first day of the conference features keynote presentations and panel discussions, primarily targeted at a non–academic audience. The second and third conference days will consist of presentations of current research.

To register, please visit:

https://ecgi_sustainable_finance_2020.eventbrite.com

To download the programme please see below: 

Event programme

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Friday 16 October

13:30
- 14:30

The long-term governance of family businesses

Speakers:
Peter Wallenberg
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The long-term governance of family businesses

Time:
13:30h
- 14:30h

Speakers

Peter Wallenberg
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The Illusory Promise of Stakeholder Governance

Time:
14:40h
- 15:25h

Please follow link below for access to the paper. 

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3544978

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Discussants

15:30
- 16:15

Environmental Externalities of Activism

Speakers:
Ian Appel
Discussant:
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Environmental Externalities of Activism

Time:
15:30h
- 16:15h

Speakers

Ian Appel

Discussants

Conference Documents

16:20
- 17:05

Does Private Equity Ownership Make Firms Cleaner? The Role Of Environmental Liability Risks

Discussant:
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Does Private Equity Ownership Make Firms Cleaner? The Role Of Environmental Liability Risks

Time:
16:20h
- 17:05h

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Discussants

Conference Documents

Saturday 17 October

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Higher Purpose, Incentives and Economic Performance

Time:
14:00h
- 14:45h

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Discussants

Conference Documents

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ESG Investing: How to Optimize Impact

Time:
14:50h
- 15:35h

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Discussants

Conference Documents

15:40
- 16:25

Does Competition Spur Corporate Social Responsibility? Evidence from Electric Utilities

Speakers:
Discussant:
Pat Akey
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Does Competition Spur Corporate Social Responsibility? Evidence from Electric Utilities

Time:
15:40h
- 16:25h

Speakers

Discussants

Pat Akey

Conference Documents

16:30
- 17:15

Does Corporate Culture Add Value? Evidence from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal and the #MeToo Movement

Speakers:
Discussant:
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Does Corporate Culture Add Value? Evidence from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal and the #MeToo Movement

Time:
16:30h
- 17:15h

Gender, Culture, and Firm Value: Evidence from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal and the #MeToo Movement

ECGI Finance Working Paper 679/2020

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Discussants

Sunday 18 October

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Exporting Pollution: Where Do Multinational Firms Emit CO2?

Time:
14:00h
- 14:45h

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Discussants

Conference Documents

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Do Investors Care About Corporate Externalities? Experimental Evidence

Time:
14:50h
- 15:35h

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Discussants

Conference Documents

15:40
- 16:15

The Economic Costs of Climate Change

Speakers:
17:00
- 17:40

Mitigating Disaster Risks and Conditional Damage Functions

Speakers:
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Mitigating Disaster Risks and Conditional Damage Functions

Time:
17:00h
- 17:40h

Speakers

Speakers

Ian Appel
Peter Wallenberg

Presentations

The long-term governance of family businesses

Peter Wallenberg
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The long-term governance of family businesses

Time:
13:30h
- 14:30h

Speakers

Peter Wallenberg
Back to all presentations

The Illusory Promise of Stakeholder Governance

Time:
14:40h
- 15:25h

Please follow link below for access to the paper. 

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3544978

Speakers

Discussants

Environmental Externalities of Activism

Prof.
Ian Appel
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Environmental Externalities of Activism

Time:
15:30h
- 16:15h

Speakers

Ian Appel

Discussants

Conference Documents

Does Private Equity Ownership Make Firms Cleaner? The Role Of Environmental Liability Risks

Back to all presentations

Does Private Equity Ownership Make Firms Cleaner? The Role Of Environmental Liability Risks

Time:
16:20h
- 17:05h

Speakers

Discussants

Conference Documents

Back to all presentations

Higher Purpose, Incentives and Economic Performance

Time:
14:00h
- 14:45h

Speakers

Discussants

Conference Documents

Back to all presentations

ESG Investing: How to Optimize Impact

Time:
14:50h
- 15:35h

Speakers

Discussants

Conference Documents

Back to all presentations

Does Competition Spur Corporate Social Responsibility? Evidence from Electric Utilities

Time:
15:40h
- 16:25h

Speakers

Discussants

Pat Akey

Conference Documents

Does Corporate Culture Add Value? Evidence from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal and the #MeToo Movement

Back to all presentations

Does Corporate Culture Add Value? Evidence from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal and the #MeToo Movement

Time:
16:30h
- 17:15h

Gender, Culture, and Firm Value: Evidence from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal and the #MeToo Movement

ECGI Finance Working Paper 679/2020

Speakers

Discussants