Sustainable Finance

  • Founded
    2016
  • Seminar Number
    783

The transition to a sustainable economic system looms as one of the key challenges of the present generation. This seminar brings together academically-minded practitioners and practically-oriented academics to explore how the financial sector can play an essential and constructive role in funding this transition. The seminar touches on a variety of topics including social impact investing, the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into analysis, the financing of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and financial system integrity. It also explores the limits to sustainable development policies.


Co-Chairs
Dr. Satyajit Bose
sgb2@columbia.edu

Dr. Stephen Freedman
st_freedman@hotmail.com

Rapporteur
Hayley Mole
hrm2120@columbia.edu

Welcome

Meetings

09/25/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
THE PHYSICAL BASIS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Jason Smerdon, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
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10/30/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
THE EFFECT OF WEATHER ON AGRICULTURAL OUTPUT AND PRICES 
Wolfram Schlenker, the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA); Earth Institute at Columbia University; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).  
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11/27/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
TACKLING CLIMATE RISK IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR
Mackenzie Huffman, JPMorgan Chase
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12/18/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
INVESTING IN CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS
Bruce Usher, Columbia University

Mark Townsend Cox, New Energy Fund, LP



01/22/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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02/12/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
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03/05/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
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04/09/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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05/07/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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