PRI Academic Network Conference Awards recognise excellence in responsible investment research

The relationship between ESG issues and credit risk, how private equity funds can foster CSR within portfolio companies, and the state of ESG integration by asset managers were among the topics explored by seven new academic papers winning awards as part of the PRI’s annual Academic Network conference in Paris.

The Sustainalytics Prize for Academic and Student research, sponsored by research provider Sustainalytics, and prizes for best Masters, PhD, published article and doctoral fellowship, awarded in conjunction with the French social investment forum (FIR), were presented at separate ceremonies in Paris on 13 and 14 November. Each award was judged by expert panels of academics, investors and responsible investment practitioners, with prizes valued between €2,500 and €10,000.

The winners of the Sustainalytics Prize are:

Winners of the FIR-PRI Awards are:

The PRI-CDC Academic Network conference, hosted by Caisse des Dépôts from 13-15 November in Paris, attracted more than 160 delegates from 60 universities and research institutions and featured presentations on more than 40 new papers.

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