The research papers are selected for their contribution to RI, their originality and their relevance to practitioners. Topics covered will include: ESG integration and performance ESG engagement and strategies; the role of RI in meeting today’s investment challenges, e.g. tax policy, big data, corporate reporting; and sustainability and the financial system.


  • Alexander Bassen, Chair for Capital Markets and Management, University of Hamburg
  • Jean-Philippe Desmartin, Head of Responsible Investment, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management
  • Christel Dumas, Associate Professor, ICHEC Brussels Management School

Moderated by Katherine Ng, Head of Academic Research, PRI Introduced by Martin Skancke, Chair, PRI