/call for papers

Paper Submission Open

We are seeking approximately 40 high quality papers for the Conference, each paper having a 30-minute speaking slot. We invite submissions from any disciplinary, theoretical, or methodological perspective as long as they address topics within sustainable finance and investment; dialogue and collaboration across different fields is welcome and encouraged. Submissions must be academic working papers not yet accepted for publication. Papers should be journal article length and include an abstract.

IMPORTANT: The deadline for submission has been extended to Wednesday April 15, 2020. The Conference Committee will be undertaking a double-blind peer-review process. If your paper is accepted, one of the authors is guaranteed a place at the conference, however, registration fees will still be due. Submit your paper here.

Papers will be presented over multiple conference sessions, organized around the themes of the submissions. Themes include, but are not limited to:

  • Sustainable finance – the roles and impacts of different financial services actors and institutions

  • Corporate governance

  • Climate-related risks and finance

  • Data and novel methods for understanding and measuring sustainability in finance and investment

  • Measuring impact

  • The role and effectiveness of ESG ratings and assessment

  • Sustainable finance and the law

  • Social and human rights dimensions of sustainable finance

  • Sustainable investment in and by emerging market actors

  • The role of the state (e.g., central banks, development banks, and regulators) in advancing sustainable finance

  • Financing natural infrastructure

  • Agenda 2030 and the role of accounting systems

If your paper is accepted, one of the authors is guaranteed a place at the conference, however, registration fees will still be due.

PAPER PRIZES 

  • GRASFI Best Paper Prize

  • GRASFI Best Ph.D. Paper Prize (sponsored by the CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal)

  • GRASFI Best Paper for Potential Impact on Sustainable Finance Practices 

  • GRASFI Best Paper Prize for Research on Climate Finance (sponsored by Imperial College London)

  • GRASFI Best Paper Prize for Research on the Role of the State in Sustainable Finance

  • GRASFI Best Paper Prize on Impact Measurement

  • GRASFI Best Paper Prize on Emerging Market Actors

Download
Call for
Papers

3rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE

9-11 September 2020

Columbia University, New York

The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment

GRASFI ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2020 NEW YORK, NY

9-11 September 2020, Columbia University

Contact us: ccsi@law.columbia.edu

  • Twitter
  • Grey LinkedIn Icon