The Zurich 2022 Sustainable Finance Alliance Conference was an event that brought together leaders from the finance industry, policymakers, academics, and civil society to discuss the latest developments and innovations in sustainable finance. The conference was held on September 14-15, 2022, in Zurich and organized by the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP) and the Center of Competence in Sustainable Finance (CCSF) at the University of Zurich.
The conference aimed to explore sustainable finance and provided a platform for experts to discuss topics related to sustainable finance. Participants engaged in discussions on topics such as ESG metrics and ratings, financial disclosure and reporting, measuring climate-related factors, spatial finance, AI and Big Data, the role of central banks and regulators, sustainable finance and law, and the effects of sustainable finance regulation.
The conference also featured sessions on the impact of sustainable investing on the real economy, (ultra-) high net worth individuals, advisors, intermediaries, behavioural aspects of sustainable investing, investor preferences, (re-)insurance, banking, sustainable investments, and debt markets. The conference offered paper prizes, including the GRASFI Best Paper Award, GRASFI Best Paper Award for Transparency for Stakeholders, GRASFI Best Paper Award for Climate Finance Research, and GRASFI Best Paper Award for Impactful Research.
The winners of the awards are as follows: