/TERMS & conditions


The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance  Annual Conference 2020 (“GRASFI Conference 2020”) takes place virtually from 8 to 11 September 2020 and is organized by the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment. 

Registration and Fees

In order to attend the Conference, you must register online by August 2020. By registering for the Conference, you/your organisation agree(s) to be bound by these terms and conditions. 

The fees payable by registrants will be set out on the GRASFI 2020 Conference website. All Fees are payable in U.S. Dollars ($). Fees will be paid by credit/debit card in full at the time of booking. Registrants who fail to do so will not be permitted to access the Conference.

Registrant places may not be shared.


Cancellations must be notified to the GRASFI organizers by email at ccsi@law.columbia.edu. It is the registrant’s responsibility to check that their notice of cancellation has been acknowledged, as this is confirmation that the cancellation has been received.

Cancellations received before 1 September 2020 are eligible for a full refund of the fees less an administration fee of $25.

Cancellations received on or after 1 September 2020 are non-refundable.

No-shows: No refund is available to no-shows. 


Registration Information

Registrants will be sent joining instructions by email at least ten days prior to the Conference. Any Registrant not receiving the joining instructions should contact GRASFI by email (or at ccsi@law.columbia.edu).


Views expressed by speakers are their own.

GRASFI and its conference partners do not accept liability for advice given, or views expressed, by any speaker at the Conference.


All copyright and other rights (including all intellectual property rights) in materials provided to conference participants during or for the purposes of the Conference (including, without limitation, Conference notes, slides, brochures) are property of GRASFI or of our speakers. You are not entitled to use such materials without the speakers' or GRASFI’s permission. You are not entitled to copy such materials (except as permitted by law) nor are you entitled to use or authorize others to use such materials for any commercial purposes.


The Conference language is English.


By registering for the Conference, your name, surname, job title and organization will be recorded in a database. These details will be shared with a consultant who has been contracted to organize the event.
We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

Force Majeure

If for any reason arising from or attributable to acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond GRASFI’s reasonable control (including but not limited to: strikes; regulations or orders of governmental authorities; civil disorder; disasters; acts of terrorism; acts of war; collapse of building structures; extreme weather conditions) it is necessary to change the Conference format, speakers, participants, content, and programme and/or any other aspect of the Conference or it becomes impossible to run the Conference, GRASFI is relieved of all obligations and does not take any responsibility for compensation, reimbursement of any additional expenses, inconvenience or loss of business that may be experienced by Registrants. GRASFI reserves the right to retain the Fees as a contribution to all administrative costs incurred. 

GRASFI may (in its sole discretion) change the format, speakers, content, or any other aspect of the Conference at any time and for any reason, whether or not due to a Force Majeure Event, in each case without liability.

For questions regarding the terms and conditions please contact ccsi@law.columbia.edu.


8-11 September 2020

Columbia University

The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment


10:00am - 12:00pm EDT