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'Finance – A Tool for Sustainability'

Detail Summary
Date 10 September 2019
Time 16:00 - 17:15
Location Roeterseilandcampus - building A
Room A3.15

Abstract

How can the financial sector contribute, or even speed up, businesses’ transition to long-term value creation within a sustainable economy?

Starting with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) as the global strategy for sustainable development, we review the governance mechanisms to deal with these challenges, highlighting the move from the narrow shareholder model (focusing on financial value) to the broader stakeholder model (focusing on long-term value creation). Sustainable finance considers financial, social, and environmental returns in combination (integrated value) and provides tools for sustainable investing and lending. Sustainable finance requires also a transition of the financial sector itself, finance education and finance research. This does not only concern the finance discipline, but also the fields of economics, business and law.

Registration

Please register before 6 September by sending an email to: acle@uva.nl.

Location

This seminar will take place from 16:00 to 17:15 at the Amsterdam Law School, 3rd floor, room A3.15. Drinks will follow.

Roeterseilandcampus - building A
Roeterseilandcampus - building A

Room A3.15

Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
1018 WV Amsterdam

About ACLE

The Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics (ACLE) is a joint initiative of the Faculty of Economics and Business and the Faculty of Law at the University of Amsterdam. The objective of the ACLE is to promote high-quality interdisciplinary research at the intersection between law and economics.