#Episode 4 – Conversation with Julian Kölbel
🎙️ 🌱 Sustainability Bridges is a Eurosif podcast aiming at bridging the gap between the policymaking and the practice of sustainable investing.
Eurosif former Executive Director, Victor van Hoorn, is discussing with an assistant professor on sustainable finance at the University of St Gallen, working on Sustainability linked bonds and ESG Ratings. Julian Kölbel, assistant professor at the University of St Gallen, used to work at the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP) at the University of Zurich.
Sustainability-linked bonds, ESG ratings and scores, EU legislation on Sustainable Finance will be discussed during this insightful conversation.
In this episode with Julian Koelbel, assistant professor at the University of St Gallen, the following papers are discussed:
- Bauer, R., Ruof, T. and Smeets, P. (2021) ‘Get Real! Individuals Prefer More Sustainable Investments’, The Review of Financial Studies, 34(8), pp. 3976–4043. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hhab037.
- Kölbel, J.F. and Lambillon, A.-P. (2022) ‘Who pays for sustainability? An analysis of sustainability-linked bonds’, Working Paper. Available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4007629.
- Heeb, F. et al. (2022) ‘Do Investors Care About Impact?’, Forthcoming in Review of Financial Studies. Available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=3765659 .
- Berg, F., Kölbel, J.F. and Rigobon, R. (2022) ‘Aggregate Confusion: The Divergence of ESG Ratings’, Review of Finance (Forthcoming) [Preprint]. Available at: https://academic.oup.com/rof/advance-article/doi/10.1093/rof/rfac033/6590670
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