Liechtenstein Workshop of Sustainable Finance 2023

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Thursday, 21.09.2023
09:00 - 16:45
Hybrid Event: Online & On campus, in English


The Liechtenstein Business School is pleased to announce its 7th academic conference on sustainable finance. This year, it will be held as a hybrid conference at University of Liechtenstein in Vaduz on 21 September 2023.

Workshop Programme

09.00-09.05 Welcome and Introduction
Prof. Dr. Marco J. Menichetti, Professor for
Sustainable Finance & Investments,
Liechtenstein Business School, University of Liechtenstein

Paper Presentations and Discussion
15 min. Paper Presentation
8 min. Discussant I (one of the other speakers)
8 min. Discussant II (Expert from VP Bank)

09.05-09.45 Sami Vähämaa, University of Vaasa, Finland:
Climate Change Denial and Corporate Environmental Responsibility

09.50-10.30 Tobi Oladiran, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg:
ESG as Protection Against Downside Risk

10.35-11.15 Anna Vasileva, University of Zurich, Switzerland:
Is Sustainable Finance a Dangerous Placebo?

11.15 - 11.30 COFFEE BREAK

11.30-12.10 Lukas Müller, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany:
Is decarbonization priced in? - Evidence on the Carbon Risk Hypothesis from the European Green Deal leakage shock

12.15-12.55 Tobias Bauckloh, University of Cologne, Germany:
Environmental Tastes in Asset Pricing: Appearance and Effects
12.55-13.40 LUNCH BREAK

13.40-14.20 Tobias Bauckloh, University of Cologne, Germany:
In partnerships for the goals? The (dis)agreement of SDG ratings

14.25-15.05 Kevin Birk, University of Augsburg, Germany:
Sustainability Information and Fund Flows: Assessing Fund Prospectuses, Ratings, and Investment Approaches

15.10-15.50 Marco Ceccarelli, VU Amsterdam, Netherlands:
Catering through transparency: Voluntary ESG disclosure by asset managers and fund flows

15.50-16.10 COFFEE BREAK
Award Ceremony

16.10-16.40 Award Ceremony

  • Best Paper Award: VP Bank AG, Vaduz
  • Impact Award: LIFE Klimastiftung Liechtenstein, Vaduz
  • Climate Finance Award: Liechtenstein LIFE Assurance AG, Ruggell

16.40-16.45 Closing Words
Dr. Othar Kordsachia, Professorship in Sustainable Finance
and Investments, Department Finance & Economics,
Liechtenstein Business School, University of Liechtenstein


(programme subject to changes)




  • Practitioners in Politics, Economy and Administration
  • Academics in the Field of Finance
  • Students and Graduates


Prof. Dr. Marco J. Menichetti
Dr. Othar Kordsachia


On site conference fee: 100 CHF per person including coffee breaks, lunch and farewell apéro
(registration deadline was 14.09.23).
Participation via Zoom is free of charge (registration deadline 20.09.2023)




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