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The conference was preceded on Tuesday 3rd September 2019 by a PhD workshop, where pre-selected PhD students were invited to present their papers or projects. Faculty and senior researchers from Alliance Universities provided feedback, as well as advice on research, publications, and careers.  

The conference was proceeded on Friday 6th September for the Alliance Organising Committee and Alliance strategy sessions on key areas of future cooperation. There was als a debrief on the 2nd Annual Conference and a discussion of plans for the 3rd Annual Conference hosted by Columbia University in 2020.

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Tuesday 3 September

10:00 - 17:00

Oxford Martin School

09:30 - 17:30

The Queen's College

14:00 - 15:30

Oxford Martin School

14:00 - 18:00

Saïd Business School

PhD Workshop (for a limited number of PhD students only)

Wednesday 4 September

09:00 - 09:45

Examination Schools

09:45 - 10:00

10:00 - 11:15

11:15 - 12:00

12:00 - 13:30

13:30 - 14:30

14:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 16:30

16:30 - 18:00

18:30 - 21:00

New College

Arrival and Registration

Welcome

Opening panel discussion

Sustainable Finance and Investment: Future Research Directions

Keynote: The Concept of the Twenty-First Century Corporation

Professor John Kay CBE FRSE FBA, Supernumerary Fellow in Economics, St John's College, University of Oxford 

Session I

1. Adaptation and Resilience ​

Session II

2. Listed Equities

Plenary lunch

3. Innovative Methods and Datasets 

4. Debt and Credit

Tea/Coffee Break

5. Firms

6. Policy and Law

Reception and Dinner at The Great Hall, New College 

Thursday 5 September

09:00 - 09:30

Examination Schools

Arrival 

09:30 - 11:00

Session I

7. Stranded Assets

Session II

8. Cognition, Behaviour, and Preferences 

11:00 - 11:30

11:30 - 13:00

13:00 - 14:00

14:00 - 15:30

Tea/Coffee Break

9. Disclosure

10. Central Banking and Financial Supervision

Plenary Lunch

This session requires attendees to pre-read the papers presented. Please email us for copies of the papers.

11. Financial Performance 

12. Engagement and Active Ownership 

15:30 - 16:00

Tea/Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30

13. Ratings and Information 

14. Climate Risk

18:30 - 19:30

Sheldonian Theatre

Closing Keynote: 'Finance and Prosperity'

Professor Colin Mayer CBE FBA, Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Paper Prize Awards 

19:30 - 22:00

Divinity School

Reception and Dinner at the Divinity School, The Bodleian Library 

22:00 - Until late

Freud's

Conference Party at Freud's

Friday 6 September

10:30 - 15:30

Oxford Martin School

GRASFI Organising Committee Meeting (GRASFI Members only) 

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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