uni.li Workshops Workshop Sustainable Finance

Workshop Sustainable Finance

In 2017, the University of Liechtenstein has successfully conducted the Green Summit with the focus on sustainability in society, politics, the economy, and especially finance. Last year’s presentation and discussion about sustainable investing & finance, led by the University of Liechtenstein, will again take place and we would be happy to have you here.

Workshop Program

Time Paper & speaker Authors Discussant
14:15- 14:45 Sustainable index tracking
Maximilian Wimmer
Wimmer, Steuer, & Utz Cojoianu
14:45- 15:15 Determinanten der Finanzierungskosten über Green Bonds
Florian Kiesel
Kuhn, Kiesel, & Schiereck Wimmer
15:15- 15:45 From Zero to One: How environmental policy affects regional venture creation in the renewables vs. fossil fuel sector?
Theo Cojoianu
Clark, Cojoianu, Hoepner, Veneri, & Wojcik Kiesel
15:45 - 16:00 -- BREAK
16:00- 16:30 The changing value of the 'green' label on the US municipal bond market
Antoine Mandel
Karpf, & Mandel Utz
16:30- 17:00 Performance of socially responsible portfolios
Benjamin Hübel
Hübel, & Scholz Mandel
17:00- 17:30 Not necessary to overfocus on financial performance in strong sustainable investing
Sebastian Utz
Utz, & Steuer Hübel

Call for Papers

With our Call for Papers we invite research oriented scholars at universities (PhD students, lecturers, professors etc.) as well as academically interested persons working in businesses, consulting firms, associations, market authorities etc. to contribute with papers on sustainable issues in banking & finance. Analytical, theoretical, and empirical papers are welcome. As an example, topics could be on sustainable investing & finance, ESG related finance, (social) Impact Investing, renewable energy finance etc.


Advantages of a contribution to the Green Summit at Vaduz

  • Each paper will be discussed by two persons (by a researcher as well as by a business leader);
  • Opportunities to discuss with financial services practitioners;
  • Besides banking & finance, you will also get insights from other disciplines;
  • Valuable networking opportunities.


Submission: Papers including an abstract and your contact details should be submitted to greensummit@uni.li (referenced as “Call for Papers”). Papers will be double-blind reviewed by a distinguished referee panel.

Best Paper Award (VP Bank AG, CHF 2.000) and
Impact Award (LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein, CHF 2.000).
A referee panel will appoint the awards.

Deadline: Final paper submission latest May 7th, 2018. Feedback latest May 20th, 2018.
Registration: Speakers are free of charge.
Information: For further information, please visit our website www.greensummit.li or contact Hendrik Kimmerle (hendrik.kimmerle@uni.li)

The call for papers (.pdf) is ready for download.