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Monday 9 September 2019

GRASFI Best Paper Prize Winners Announced


We are pleased to announce the winners of GRASFI 2019 Best Paper prizes.
Winners were announced following the Closing Keynote in the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford. Congratulations to the winners, and thank you again to our sponsors.


GRASFI Best Paper Prize (sponsored by BNP Paribas Asset Management)
Climate change and adaptation in global supply-chain networks
Nora Pankratz (Maastricht University) and Christoph Schiller (University of Toronto)

GRASFI Best Novel Methods Paper Prize (sponsored by UBS)
A global inventory of utility-scale solar photovoltaic generating units 
Lucas Kruitwagen (University of Oxford) and Kyle Story (Descartes Labs Inc.)


GRASFI Best PhD Paper Prize (sponsored by the CFA Institute Financial
Analysts Journal)

When investors call for climate responsibility, how do mutual funds respond?
Stefano Ramelli (University of Zurich), Marco Ceccarelli (University of Zurich) and Alexander
F. Wagner (University of Zurich)

GRASFI Best Paper Prize for Research on Sustainable Investment (sponsored
by the CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal)

Credit alpha and CO2 reduction: a portfolio manager approach
Ulf Erlandsson (Lund University)

GRASFI Best Paper Prize for Research on Climate Finance (sponsored by
Imperial College London)

Capital stranding cascades: the impact of decarbonisation on productive asset
utilisation
Emanuele Campiglio (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Louison Cahen-
Fourot (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Elena Dawkins (Stockholm
Environment Institute), Antoine Godin (Agence Française de Développement) and Eric
Kemp-Benedict (Stockholm Environment Institute) 

GRASFI Best Paper Prize for Research that Supports Central Banks and
Financial Regulators to Green the Financial System (sponsored by INSPIRE)

The heat is on: a framework for measuring financial stress under disruptive energy
transition scenarios
Robert Vermeulen (De Nederlandsche Bank), Edo Schets (De Nederlandsche Bank),
Melanie Lohuis (De Nederlandsche Bank), Barbara Kolbl (De Nederlandsche Bank), David-
Jan Jansen (De Nederlandsche Bank) and Willem Heeringa (De Nederlandsche Bank)

Monday 6 May 2019

PhD Workshop application Deadline Extended

We are pleased to announce the deadline extension for application to the PhD Workshop on 3rd September 2019. Applicants have now until 31st May to submit their papers or research proposal. More information available here.

Tuesday 23 April 2019

PhD Travel Scholarships announced

The Conference Committee is delighted to announce 10 travel scholarships for PhD
candidates sponsored by UBS.


In addition to the conference fee, the travel scholarship will cover the cost of economy class flights to the UK and accommodation in an Oxford college for the duration of the conference.


PhD researchers from all over the world are welcome to apply these travel scholarships. To qualify for consideration, you must be a pre-submission PhD student at the time of the Conference (3rd -5th September 2019).

 

This opportunity is not limited to candidates at GRASFI Member Universities. We actively encourage submissions from researchers in lower-income countries.

 

We will also prioritise applicants that have successfully secured a place at the PhD
Workshop on the 3rd September (see details here).

 
Please send your full application to info@sustainablefinancealliance.org not later than
midnight on 30th June, 2019. Please indicate in the subject line of the email with “GRASFI Travel Scholarship Application”. All the documents (in English) for the application must be included in one single PDF file, and should include:
1. Personal statement of the application (1 page), including a brief overview of your
PhD research and your reasons for applying for the GRASFI Travel Scholarship.
2. Curriculum Vitae (including list of publications, if applicable).

Monday 4 March 2019

New Paper Prizes and Call for Papers Deadline Extended

We are pleased to announce two new paper prizes to be awarded at the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment (GRASFI) 2019 Conference:

 

GRASFI Best Paper Prize for Research that Supports the Implementation of the One Planet Sovereign Wealth Fund Framework

 

GRASFI Best Paper Prize for Research that Supports Central Banks and Financial Regulators to Green the Financial System

 

We have already received a large number of papers. However, we want to maximize the opportunity for scholars to be considered for these new prizes. We are therefore announcing a deadline extension to Monday 15th April

 

The value of these new prizes will be confirmed shortly, as will the sponsors. Papers already submitted will be automatically considered for these new prizes.

 

The conference will be the largest ever convening of academic researchers working on sustainable finance and investment, and is being held at the University of Oxford, 3-6th September 2019.

 

Applications are also still open for the PhD workshop, for students who will be enrolled PhDs at the time of the conference. To apply for a place, you must submit a draft journal article length paper or a detailed research proposal. The deadline for submission is Friday 3rd May 2019.

 

We highly recommend that you register early to guarantee access to the conference.

Thursday 7 February 2019

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment being held at the University of Oxford from 3-6th September 2019 now has 5 paper prizes worth £8,500 in total. Details are below:

 

GRASFI Best Paper Prize (sponsored by BNP Paribas Asset Management) - £3,000 

GRASFI Best Novel Methods Paper Prize (sponsor TBC) - £1,500 

GRASFI Best PhD Paper Prize (sponsored by the CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal) - £1,000

GRASFI Best Paper Prize for Research on Sustainable Investment (sponsored by the CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal) - £1,500

GRASFI Best Paper Prize for Research on Climate Finance (sponsored by Imperial College London) - £1,500 

 

The deadline for submission is Friday 1st March 2019. 

2nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE

3-6 September 2019

Oxford, UK

The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment

GRASFI ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019 OXFORD, UK

3-6 September 2019, University of Oxford

Contact us: oxford2019@sustainablefinancealliance.org

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