5th Edinburgh-Shanghai Green Finance Virtual Conference

CfP Deadline Date:
April 20, 2021

Conference Event:
May 29, 2021

Event Location:

Keynote speaker(s):

  • Andrew Ellul (Review of Corporate Finance Studies)
  • Fred T. Greene ( Indiana University)

University of Edinburgh and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Following the success of the conference series since 2017, the University of Edinburgh Business School and Shanghai Institute of International Finance Center (SIIFC) at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and are organizing the 5th Shanghai Green Finance Conference online on 29 May 2021. The objective is to present top quality theoretical and empirical academic research on green and climate finance. There is no registration fee for speakers. This virtual conference also includes a high-profile forum which brings together key policy makers, top professionals, media and academics.

The committee welcomes studies that provide cutting-edge insights into current research work. Specific topics and research questions can include, but are not limited to the interplay between climate, environment, corporate finance, and financial intermediation such as:

  • Corporate resilience and response to climate change and natural disasters
  • Role of institutional investors in promoting high environmental standards
  • Corporate lobbying and environmental regulations
    Financial implication of carbon reduction policies
  • The financial implications of ESG investing
  • Big data and artificial intelligence in climate finance
  • Long-term impact of historical climate on financial development

Further Information:

Extended abstracts or full papers are to be submitted to:

Email: green_finance@163.com
Please put “5th Edinburgh-Shanghai Green Finance” in the subject line.

Submission Deadline: 20 April 2021
Authors will be notified by 29 April 2021

Link CfP:
5th Edinburgh-Shanghai Green Finance Virtual Conference