AGENDA 2020

September 24th
Thursday
  • 08:30

    Registration

  • 09:00

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • 09:15

    Session I: Regulation and Corporate Strategies

    Chairman: TBA
    Keynote talk: TBA
    Marina Brogi, Sapienza University of Rome

    Exporting Pollution: Where Do Multinational Firms Emit CO2?
    Yeejin Jang, University of New South Wales, Sidney (join with Itzhak Ben-David, Stefanie Kleimeier and Michael Viehs)

    National Climate Policies and Corporate Internal Carbon Pricing
    Gianfranco Gianfrate, EDHEC Business School, Rubaix (join with Nuno Bento and Joseph Aldy)
  • 11:00

    Coffee Break

  • 11:30

    Session II: Climate Change

    Chairman: TBA
    Results presentation of EIBURS Project
    Loriana Pelizzon, SAFE-Goethe University Frankfurt & Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

    Climate Change Awareness: Empirical Evidence for the European Union
    Claudio Morana, University of Milano-Bicocca, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin & Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (join with Donatella Baiardi)

    Climate Change Concerns and Mortgage Lending
    Frank Weikai Li, Singapore Management University (join with Tinghua Duan)
  • 13:00

    Lunch

  • 14:15

    Session III: Financial System

    Chairman: TBA
    The Next Step in Green Bond Financing
    Dion Bongaerts, Erasmus University Rotterdam (join with Dirk Schoenmaker)

    Unintended Consequences of the Global Derivatives Market Reform
    Pauline Gandré, University Paris Nanterre (join with Mike Mariathasan, Ouarda Merrouche and Steven Ongena)

    Better Fewer, but Better: Stock Returns and the Financial Relevance and Financial Intensity of Materiality
    Costanza Consolandi, University of Siena (join with Robert G. Eccles and Giampaolo Gabbi)
  • 15:45

    Coffee BREAK & Poster session

    List of posters
  • 16:45

    Session IV Corporate Sustainability and Value

    Chairman: TBA
    Layered Goals-Based Portfolio Optimization Utilizing the Production Properties of ESG Bias
    Gordon H. Dash, University of Rhode Island (join with Nina Kajiji)

    Corporate Sustainability and Stock Returns: Evidence from Employee Satisfaction
    Aaron Yoon, Northwestern University, Chicago (join with Kyle Welch)

    Stranded Fossil Fuel Reserves and Firm Value
    Eduardo Schwartz, UCLA Anderson, Los Angeles, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver & NBER
  • 20:00

    Social dinner

September 25th
Friday
  • 09:00

    Session V: Time of ESG and COVID 19

    Chairman: TBA
    Are Women Directors Inherently ESG Friendly? Evidence from Board Gender Quotas
    Caroline Raskopf, University Paris–Dauphine (join with Edith Ginglinger)

    The Determinants of ESG Rating Changes
    Dragon Yongjun Tang, The University of Hong Kong (join with Jiali Yan and Chelsea Yaqiong Yao)

    Assessing the Impact of Compound Covid-19, Climate Change and Financial Risk: What Role for Policy Complementarities?
    Irene Monasterolo, Vienna University of Economics and Business & Boston University (join with Nepomuk Dunz, Andrea Mazzocchetti and Marco Raberto)

    ESG Integration at the Time of COVID-19
    Andrea Gasperini, AIAF, Milan (join with Sonia Artuso, Lorena Sorrentino and Ilaria La Torre)
  • 11:00

    Coffee Break

  • 11:30

    Session VI

    Chairman: TBA
    Keynote talk: The EU Technical Support to Design, Develop and Implement Reforms
    Mario Nava, European Commission, Brussels
  • 12:00

    Panel Session

    Moderator: TBA
  • 13:15

    Lunch

  • 14:30

    Sustainable Investment

    Chairman: TBA
    ESG Considerations in Venture Capital and Business Angel Investment Decisions: Evidence from Two Pan-European Surveys
    Antonia Botsari,European Investment Fund, Luxembourg (join with Frank Lang)

    Skills and Sentiment in Sustainable Investing
    Andreas Brøgger, Copenhagen Business Schooly (join with Alexander Kronies)

    Mind the Gap! Machine Learning, ESG Metrics and Sustainable Investment
    Ariel A. G. Lanza, Northwestern University, Chicago (join with Enrico Bernardini and Ivan Faiella)
  • 16:00

    Coffee Break

  • 16:30

    Session VIII

    Chairman: TBA
    Keynote talk: How Finance Can Cure Cancer, Solve the Energy Crisis, and Fix Climate Change
    Andrew W. Lo, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge
  • 17:15

    Closing Remarks and End of the Conference