A new AI tool co-developed by Chiara Colesanti Senni, was launched at the Global Ethical Finance Conference 2023 in Edinburgh. The tool helps financial supervisors, asset managers, and financial institutions evaluate the net-zero transition plans of the companies they are investing in.
In May, Markus Leippold presented a TEDx Talk in Paris focusing on the issues related to corporate climate disclosures. The talk, titled "Corporate climate disclosures: how do we weed out cheap talkers?" examines AI's potential in tackling climate-related challenges and introduced his research on ClimateBert.
On July 1st, Zacharias Sautner joined our department as a Professor of Sustainable Finance. A first tour d'horizon about his motivations for coming to Zurich, how to succeed and be happy as a PhD student, and what university departments can learn from soccer teams.
The Master of Science UZH ETH in Quantitative Finance program ranked Nr. 1 in Europe and 7th worldwide in the risk.net ranking.
Ein Artikel auf nature.com zeigt auf, wie die wissenschaftlichen Beiträge von Prof. Stefano Battiston und anderen Forschenden zu mehr Stabilität im Finanzsystem geführt haben und verweist auf die ungelösten Aspekte im Bereich der Finanzmarktregulierung.
Prof. Markus Leippold and his research team launched Chat IPCC – a chatbot based on the most recent IPCC reports: www.chatclimate.ai
The University of Zurich appointed Prof. Delia Coculescu as Associate Professor of Quantitative Risk Analysis, starting in April 2023.
The University of Zurich appointed Prof. Zacharias Sautner as Full Professor of Sustainable Finance, starting at the DBF in July 2023.
In January, Prof. Jean-Charles Rochet retired from the Department of Banking and Finance. He was a vital presence & played a pivotal role in helping DBF achieve its current level of success.
Markus Leippold is one of the top 10 most read authors for Sustainable Finance on illuminem, a leading source of energy & sustainability information.