Sustainable Finance and Corporate Governance

SHoF- ECGI Conference

Sustainable Finance and Corporate Governance

  • 16 - 18 October 2020
  • Online

The live stream of this event is currently available to watch at:

Day 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9lw0ZrTOPo

Day 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gikLaetHrX0

Day 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tseyvXaaQ5E

 

Sustainable Finance Conference

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Hosted by Swedish House of Finance

16 - 18 October

All times are indicated for the Central European Time zone (“Stockholm time”). 

About the Event:

This event was 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 followed the 2020 ECGI Annual Lecture and associated meetings which was held on October 15. The programme for 15 October, which was open to the public, included a lecture by Nobel Laureate Prof. Oliver Hart (Harvard University and ECGI). See separate programme and publication available on the ECGI website.

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

To download the programme please see below: 

Event programme

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Friday 16 October

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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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Environmental Externalities of Activism

Time:
15:30h
- 16:15h

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Conference Documents

16:20
- 17:05

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

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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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Conference Documents

Saturday 17 October

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Higher Purpose, Incentives and Economic Performance

Time:
14:00h
- 14:45h

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Conference Documents

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ESG Investing: How to Optimize Impact

Time:
14:50h
- 15:35h

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Conference Documents

15:40
- 16:25

Corporate Environmental Policy and Product Market Competition

Speakers:
Discussant:
Pat Akey
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Corporate Environmental Policy and Product Market Competition

Time:
15:40h
- 16:25h

Corporate Environmental Policy and Product Market Competition

ECGI Finance Working Paper 702/2020

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Discussants

Pat Akey

Conference Documents

16:30
- 17:15

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

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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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Sunday 18 October

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Exporting Pollution: Where Do Multinational Firms Emit CO2?

Time:
14:00h
- 14:45h

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Conference Documents

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Do Investors Care About Corporate Externalities? Experimental Evidence

Time:
14:50h
- 15:35h

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Conference Documents

15:40
- 16:10

The Economic Costs of Climate Change

Speakers:
17:00
- 17:40

Mitigating Disaster Risks in the Age of Climate Change

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Presentations

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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

Speakers

Discussants

Environmental Externalities of Activism

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Environmental Externalities of Activism

Time:
15:30h
- 16:15h

Speakers

Discussants

Conference Documents

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

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

Time:
16:20h
- 17:05h

Speakers

Discussants

Conference Documents

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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

Corporate Environmental Policy and Product Market Competition

Time:
15:40h
- 16:25h

Corporate Environmental Policy and Product Market Competition

ECGI Finance Working Paper 702/2020

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

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Discussants