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Sustainable finance workshop

Society and economy

During this workshop, academics and practitioners share their views on a wide array of issues surrounding sustainable finance: ranging from legal issues to the industrial perspective.

Webinar,
Workshop
Date
27 Apr 2021
Time
10:00 - 12:30
Location
Online via Zoom

Today, all sectors of society are more or less directly impacted by the opportunities and risks associated with sustainability. Still, even though questions such as cost of capital, hedging of risk, formation of expectations and financial innovation are at the heart of finance, academics and professionals within the broader finance area is just recently embarking on the topic of sustainable finance.

During this workshop, academics and practitioners share their views on a wide array of issues surrounding sustainable finance: ranging from legal issues to the industrial perspective.

Welcome to participate in the discussion and share your ideas on a topic of concern to us all!

Program

10.00 Introduction
Viktor Elliot and Klementina Östberg (moderator)

An industrial perspective on Sustainable Finance
Niclas Rosenlew, Senior Vice President and CFO, AB SKF

An investor perspective on Sustainable Finance
Tomas Haglund-Flemström, Head of Impact and Innovation, Formica Capital

10.50-11.00   Short break

Equality in Finance – Don’t forget the S in ESG
PhD Ylva Baeckstrom, School of Business, Economics & Law and Kings College

A legal perspective on Sustainable Finance
Kristofer Selvin, Partner, Wistrand

11.40-11.50   Short break

Insights from ongoing research projects on Sustainable Finance:

The Legal Structure Surrounding Green Bonds
Erik Lidman & Jens Andreasson, Department of Law

Climate Policy Shocks and Carbon Exposure
Samson Mukanjari & Thomas Sterner, Department of Economics

The role of ESG disclosure and its assurance for sustainable finance
Zelalem Abay, Taylan Mavruk & Stefan Sjögren, Department of Business Administration

Financing the transition of the transport system
Elmira Parviziomran, Rickard Bergqvist & Viktor Elliot, Department of Business Administration

Non-financial reporting in the European extractive industry
Emmeli Runesson, Mari Paananen & Niuosha Samani, Department of Business Administration,

Moderator: Klementina Östberg, CEO GU Ventures