GRASFI inaugural conference “Managing and Financing Responsible Businesses”, Maastricht 5-6 Septembe


EVENT DATE: 05-09-18 | Conference |

The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment (GRASFI), a new network of global research universities established to promote rigorous and highly impactful academic research on sustainable finance and investment, is holding its inaugural conference at the European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE) at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics.

The conference, which is entitled “Managing and Financing Responsible Businesses”, will host papers on sustainability with major contributions to complementary disciplines such as finance, accounting, management, strategy and development economics.

The conference hosts researchers from around the world who present their thought-provoking papers, with major contributions to complementary disciplines such as sustainable finance, management, strategy, law, and development economics. The selected academic papers have been peer-reviewed by a scientific committee. Topics on the agenda include: 

  • The managerial and financial implications of corporate social and environmental sustainability
  • Shareholder engagement on ESG issues
  • Investors’ preferences for sustainability, and the valuation of ESG issues 
  • The implementation and returns of impact investments
  • Corporate sustainability, stakeholders, and the legal environment
  • Charitable giving and microfinance

For more information visit the conference website.


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