University of Oxford and Insight Investment launch research prize for green finance

PRIZE LAUNCHED WITH INSIGHT INVESTMENT ENDOWMENT NOMINATIONS INVITED AND JUDGES ANNOUNCED LONDON: 20 March 2023 – The University of Oxford has announced a new research prize for greening finance, established with an endowment from Insight Investment, a £653.6bn1 global asset and risk manager. The ‘Insight Investment – University of Oxford Prize for Greening Finance’ will become […]

Wall Street Clashes With Green Bankers Fed Up With Oil Agenda – Ben Caldecott comments

A number of banks in the Net Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA), the world’s biggest climate-finance alliance, are reviewing their membership in objection to perceived concessions to Wall Street, Bloomberg have reported. Commenting in Bloomberg, CGFI Director Dr Ben Caldecott said that, given the Alliance’s size, “it was always going to be hard” to be the […]

BLOG: Transition pathway envelopes are required to guide transition finance

By Gireesh Shrimali, PhD; University of Oxford Limiting global warming to 1.5°C – required to avoid catastrophic damages – implies reaching net zero CO2 emissions globally around 2050. Recognizing this, the UNFCC COP21 in Paris in 2015 set net-zero emissions as a goal for countries and business.[1] In response, increasing number of not only countries but […]

Integrating the UN SDGs into investment: from aspiration to practice

When & Where: Date: 29th March 2023 Time: 15:00 – 16:15 JST. Venue: Grand Hyatt Tokyo 6-10-3 Roppongi Minato-Ku, Tokyo 106-0032 Japan 開催時間・場所: 日程: 2023年3月29 日 時間: 15:00 – 16:15 場所: 〒106-0032 東京都港区六本木 6-10-3 グランド ハイアット 東京 Adopted in 2015, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were defined as a universal roadmap for achieving a […]

TPT in 2023: Moving your business from plans to pledges

TPT in 2023: Moving your business from plans to pledges 27 February 2023, 6.00 – 9:00pm Guildhall, Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7HH This event will feature an insightful discussion with leaders from government, regulators and business on how transition plans drive value creation for businesses across the economy. The evening will end with a […]

P3S Academy Summit

P3S Academy Summit: 9th May 2023 The Public and Third Sector Academy (P3S Academy) at the University of Oxford is holding its flagship annual summit in the historical surrounds of One Great George Street, Westminster, London. The Summit is designed to co-ordinate global efforts on sustainable finance, spotlight work and successes, provide a forum to […]

UK competition watchdog to ease rules on climate change action – Ben Caldecott comments

The UK competition regulator will ease the antitrust rules on climate change initiatives to tackle business concerns that collaboration on climate action could expose them to claims of collusion, writes Kate Beioley and Camilla Hodgson in the Financial Times. Ben Caldecott, director of the UK Centre for Greening Finance and Investment research initiative, said regulators […]

SPI Symposium 2023

SPI symposium 2023 22-23 March 2023 The SPI symposium will return to delve into the role of monetary policy, climate risk, regulation and disclosure, addressing practical challenges in driving sustainable financial markets to achieve net zero. This hybrid event will be held in London, convening a global network of key policy-makers, regulators, public and private […]

Bank of England and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) Climate and capital conference

20 October 2022 The Bank of England and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) hosted a conference to explore climate change and capital. The objective of the conference was to facilitate discussion on the complex issues associated with adjusting the capital framework to take account of climate-related financial risks. The conference met the commitment the PRA set […]

Financing of the energy transition in Hungary

12 December 2022 – 9.00-10.45 (UK time) Financing of the energy transition in Hungary is a two-day, four-session, English-language online conference organised by Cambridge Econometrics, the British Embassy in Budapest and the Hungarian Economic Association Gireesh Shrimali will be the keynote speaker for the panel session on UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association, which will […]