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Workshop Sustainable Finance 2020 - Webinar

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Workshop

Date

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 09:00 - 15:30 o'clock
Webinar via Zoom

Content

The Institute for Finance at the University of Liechtenstein is pleased to announce a call for papers for an academic conference on sustainable finance, which will be held as a Webinar on October 1st, 2020 by the University of Liechtenstein.

Workshop Programme
Webinar via Zoom

09.00-09.10 Welcome and Introduction
Prof. Dr. Marco J. Menichetti, Chair in Business
Administration, Banking and Financial Management,
Institute for Finance, University of Liechtenstein
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Paper Presentations and Discussion

09.10-09.40 Speaker #1
Social capital, corporate reporting culture and accounting conservatism
Gonul Colak, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland
Discussants: Sebastian Utz, University of St. Gallen; Dominik Pross, VP Bank AG
09.45-10.15 Speaker #2
Which criteria matter when impact investors screen social enterprises?
Mirko Hirschmann, Trier University, Trier, Germany
Discussants: Shema F. Mitali, University of Geneva; Rashila Kerai, VP Bank AG
10.20-10.50 Speaker #3
Capital-market effects of ESG scores: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment
Julia Meyer, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Discussants: Nils Bobenhausen, RWTH Aachen University; Dominik Pross, VP Bank AG
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10.50-11.10 BREAK
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Paper Presentations and Discussion

11.10-11.40 Speaker #4
The Sustainability Footprint of Institutional Investors
Shema F. Mitali, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Discussants: Jonas Zink, University of Augsburg; Rashila Kerai, VP Bank AG
11.45-12.15 Speaker #5
Share repurchases, undervaluation, and corporate social responsibility
Nils Bobenhausen, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Discussants: Julian Kölbel, University of Zurich; Jérôme Mäser, VP Bank AG
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12.15-12.50 BREAK
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12.50-13.10 Award Ceremony

  • Best Paper Award: VP Bank AG, Vaduz
  • Impact Award: LIFE Klimastiftung Liechtenstein, Vaduz
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Paper Presentations and Discussion

13.10-13.40 Speaker #6
The Effects of Decarbonizing Institutional Portfolios on Stock Prices and Carbon Emissions
Jonas Zink, University of Augsburg, Germany
Discussants: Sabrina Leo, Sapienza University of Rome; Jérôme Mäser, VP Bank AG
13.45-14.15 Speaker #7
Aggregate Confusion: The Divergence of ESG Ratings
Julian Kölbel, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Discussants: Martin Nerlinger, University of Augsburg; Dominik Pross, VP Bank AG
14.20-14.50 Speaker #8
You do not know the value of water before the well runs dry -
The impact of Sustainable Development Goals on firm value

Martin Nerlinger, University of Augsburg, Germany
Discussants: Gonul Colak, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki; Dominik Pross, VP Bank AG
14.55-15.25 Speaker #9
ESG Factors and Bank Performance: to Be or not to Be ESG compliant?
Sabrina Leo, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Discussants: Mirko Hirschmann, Trier University; Jérôme Mäser, VP Bank AG
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15.25-15.30 Closing Words

(programme subject to changes)




Target Audience

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

Information Contact

Prof. Dr. Marco J. Menichetti
Hendrik Peer Kimmerle, M.Sc.

Costs

CHF 80.-

Deadline

Sep 25, 2020

 

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Details on Right of Withdrawal/Cancellation and Dropout as well as Substitute Participants are regulated in the General Terms and Conditions.