Promoting Sustainable Finance
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Exchange of ideas and knowledge on how to mobilize financing for green and sustainable investments
The Group of Technical Experts (TEG) on Sustainable Finance and the Community of Practice in Financial Research (CoPFiR), both created by the European Commission, are pleased to announce a call for papers for a Conference on "Promotion of Sustainable Finance".
The purpose of the two-day event is to allow researchers to present empirical documents relevant to policies and to promote the exchange of ideas and knowledge among academics, professionals and policy makers on how to mobilize the necessary financing for green and sustainable investments.
The adoption of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development marks a historic international commitment to the goal of a more sustainable Economy and society. In this context, the financial system has a key role to play. Reorienting financing towards more sustainable investments is crucial to achieve climate and other environmental and social policy objectives. Long-term competitiveness and long-term growth. It can not be fostered without an equally sustainable financing. At the same time, financial risks.
KEY CONFIRMED SPEAKERS
Prof. Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics) and Prof. Pedro Matos (University of Virginia at Darden) have confirmed their participation.
CONFIRMED PROFESSIONALS / POLICY SPEAKERS The Vice President of the European Commission,
Valdis Dombrovskis, Martin Spolc (Head of the Union Capital Markets Unit, DG FISMA) and Dr Hans-
Christoph Hirt (Head of Hermes EOS) confirmed their participation.
Deadline for submission of extended summaries or complete articles: December 7, 2018
Notification of acceptance of works: December 19, 2018
Deadline to send completed documents and presentations: December 30, 2018
CONFERENCE: will be held from January 8 to 9, 2019
PLACE: Headquarters of the European Commission in Berlaymont in Brussels.
- Agenda (pdf 229Kb)
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