Program

Final agenda

Wednesday 12 February 

18.30

Informal welcome dinner 

 Restaurant Karl der Grosse

Thursday 13 February

8.45

 

 

Welcome

Conference organizers: Jonathan Krakow and Stefano Ramelli

Welcome speech Professor Marc Chesney

Rämistrasse 74, RAI F-041

SESSION 1 -- FACULTY CHAIR: Professor Felix Kübler

9.00

Research keynote from the Session Chair: 

RAI F-041

9.20

Presentation 1: Olivier David Zerbib (Tilburg University)

“A Sustainable Capital Asset Pricing Model (S-CAPM): Evidence from green investing and sin stock exclusion”

Discussion by James Guo (Canada Pension Plan Investment Board)

 

10.00

 

Presentation 2: Moritz Wiedemann (Imperial College)

“Climate Change Belief and Investor Behaviour” Discussion by Julia Meyer (University of Zurich)

 
10.40

Coffee break

 

11.00

Presentation 3:  Jordy Rillaerts (University of Zurich) 

“Does the CDS market reflect the risk from regulatory climate disclosures?”

Discussion by Thomas Lervik (University of Nordland)

 

11.40

Presentation 4:  James Guo (Canada Pension Plan Investment Board)

Sustainable Investing: An Asset Manager Perspective

 

12.00

Lunch 

 

SESSION 2 -- FACULTY CHAIR: Professor Alexander F. Wagner

13.30

Research keynote from the Session Chair: 

RAI F-041

13.50

Presentation 5: Federica Zeni (Imperial College)

“Climate Regulation and Emissions Abatement: Theory and Evidence from Firms' Disclosures”

Discussion by Pat Akey (University of Toronto)

 

14.30

Presentation 6: Miguel Duro (IESE Business School)

“The Big Three and Corporate Carbon Emissions around the World”

Discussion by Marco Ceccarelli (University of Zurich)

 

15.10

Coffee break

 

15.30

Presentation 7: Pat Akey (University of Toronto)

“Environmental Externalities of Activism”

Discussion by Jonathan Krakow (University of Zurich)

 
16.10

Presentation 8: Marie-Theres von Schickfus (University of Munich)

“Institutional investors, stranded asset risk, and directed innovation”

Discussion by Stefano Ramelli (University of Zurich)

 

16.50

Presentation of the Competence Center for Sustainable Finance by Professor Stefano Battiston

 

17.30

Walk in the Adlisberg forest 

 

19.00

Dinner

Walk in the Adlisberg forest 

Friday 14 February

SESSION 3 -- FACULTY CHAIR: Professor Markus Leippold

9.00

Research keynote from the Session Chair: 

RAI F-041

9.20

Presentation 9: Nora Pankratz (UCLA)

“Climate Change and Adaptation in Global Supply-Chain Networks”

Discussion by Emilia Garcia-Appendini (University of Zurich)

 

10.00

Presentation 10: Alan Roncoroni (University of Zurich)

“Climate risk and financial stability in the network of banks and investment funds”

Discussion by Moritz Wiedemann (Imperial College)

 

10.40

Coffee break

 

11.00

Presentation 11: Adrian Lam (Imperial College)

“Climate Change and Supply Chain”

Discussion by Nora Pankratz (UCLA)

 

11.40

Presentation 12: Valentin Jouvenot (University of Géneva)

“Does Mandatory Disclosure Reduce Corporate Greenhouse Gas Emissions? A Natural Experiment Examining the Real and Financial Effects”

Discussion by Miguel Duro (IESE Business School)

 

12.20

Lunch

 
SESSION 4 -- FACULTY CHAIR: Professor Steven Ongena

13.20

 

Research keynote from the Session Chair: 

“Green Banking: What Agenda?”

RAI F-041

13.40

Presentation 13: Mandeep Singh (UNSW Business School)

“Temperature Extremes and Credit”

Discussion by Gazi Kabas (University of Zurich)

 

14.20

Presentation 14: Thomas Lervik (University of Nordland)

“Climate Change Risk and Expected Stock Returns”

Discussion by Olivier David Zerbib (Tilburg University)

 

15.00

Coffee Break 

 

15.20

Presentation 15: Winta Beyene (University of Zurich)

“Debt to Fossil Fuel and Climate Policy Exposure”

Discussion by Mandeep Singh (UNSW Business School)

 

16.00

Concluding remarks

 

The CO2 emissions generated from the travelling related to this conference will be offset through the platform myclimate.org. 

For more information, you can write to Jonathan Krakow (jonathan.krakow@bf.uzh.ch) or Stefano Ramelli (stefano.ramelli@bf.uzh.ch), or visit the workshop’s webpage at:

https://www.bf.uzh.ch/de/research/seminars/workshop-on-climate-finance.html