Making money while doing good. Isn't it amazing? Sustainable Finance has arisen in the past few years as a relevant alternative for economic institutions. It is the right moment to drive the financial system towards social and environmental responsibility. Originally placed between philanthropy and traditional investment, Sustainable Finance today is even on the agenda of the largest and most prestigious members of the global investment community. By supporting innovative forms of businesses with intentional, sustainable purposes and by incorporating ESG (Environment, Social & Governance) criteria into the investment decision, finance can contribute to the journey towards a better world.
Sustainable Finance encompasses a broad range of activities, including but not limited to impact investing, ESG screening, and sustainable corporate investment, as well as a large group of actors, such as banks, venture capital & mutual funds, governments, foundations, multilateral organizations, and family offices.
Our goal at the oikos St.Gallen Sustainable Finance Project is to share with the student community at the University of St. Gallen what is going on in the field, what this means for your personal career in finance, and connect you with the relevant industry players. We visit relevant organizations working with sustainable finance and prepare case studies to tell you about the opportunities, challenges and perspectives in the field.
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Due to COVID-19 all our physical events this semester will be cancelled. We are looking forward to offering exciting insights again next semester!
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Sustainable Finance Team (From left to right):
Alessandra Vollmer, Amanda Wildhaber, Amiel Schriber, Dano Hersche, Fabio Gschwind, James Blattmann, Lucas Decrinis, Noah Nolè, Oliver Meyer, Rafael Ogris-Martic, Sebastian Krähenmann, Tobias Suter