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Sustainable Finance Conference


Hosted by Swedish House of Finance

16 - 18 October

All times are indicated for the Central European Time zone (“Stockholm time”). 

About the Event:

This event was co-sponsored by the Swedish House of Finance (SHoF) at Stockholm School of Economics, the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) and the European Corporate Governance Research Foundation (ECGRF).

The conference followed the 2020 ECGI Annual Lecture and associated meetings which was held on October 15. The programme for 15 October, which was open to the public, included a lecture by Nobel Laureate Prof. Oliver Hart (Harvard University and ECGI). See separate programme and publication available on the ECGI website.

This conference brought together leading academics with participants from industry and government. The first day of the conference featured keynote presentations and panel discussions, primarily targeted at a non–academic audience. The second and third conference days consisted of presentations of current research.

To download the programme please see below: 

Event programme

Supported by:




Friday 16 October
Saturday 17 October

Sunday 18 October


David Thesmar

Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics
MIT Sloan
Research Member

Lucian Bebchuk

James Barr Ames Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance
Harvard Law School
Fellow, Research Member

Anjan Thakor

Director of Doctoral Programs & CFAR and John E. Simon Professor of Finance
John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis
Research Member

Yaniv Grinstein

Professor/ Adjunct Professor
Reichman University / Cornell University
Research Member

Henri Servaes

Richard Brealey Professor of Corporate Governance; Professor of Finance
London Business School
Research Member


Elaine McPartlan
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
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