Green Finance Research Advances




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The research day aims to share updated knowledge on Green Finance current academic research and more specifically on the following topics: green bonds, corporate social responsibility, micro and macroeconomic baseline scenarios involving environmental risks, innovative tools.

The event is held by Institut Louis Bachelier on behalf of the research chairs and the institutional partners it represents, and Finagri Chair (Sorbonne Business School, Paris 1) funded by main actors of the agricultural sector to develop academic research on innovative financial mechanisms.

The day is divided into five academic sessions, one for each topic, encompassing the presentation of three academic papers followed by a round table gathering the researchers and a group of practitioners representing diverse opinions about the topic to be discussed (private and public banking institutions, asset managers, investment funds, insurance companies, corporate issuers…).

The audience targeted is academic and young researchers, and professionals interested in research production or broadly speaking innovation in the domain: consulting companies, rating agencies, regulatory institutions and monitoring bodies…

The Scientific Committee comprises Jean Boissinot (French Ministry of Finance), Morgan Després (Banque de France), Philippe Dessertine (IAE Paris Sorbonne), Benoît Leguet/Morgane Nicole (I4CE), Charles-Albert Lehalle (CFM, Paris et Imperial College, London), Anne-Claire Roux (Paris EUROPLACE/Finance for Tomorrow), Peter Tankov (ENSAE), Bertrand Villeneuve (Institut Louis Bachelier/Dauphine).


Open free admission but limited places – Compulsory Registration




8.30am      Registration and Coffee

9.00am      Welcome Address by

          IAE: Eric Lamarque, Director IAE Sorbonne Business School

          Philippe Dessertine, Scientific Director  Chair Finagri

          Paris Europlace/Finance for Tomorrow: Arnaud de Bresson

          Institut Louis Bachelier ILB: Jean-Michel Beacco

          I4CE: Pierre Ducret 

9.50am    Session 1: Green Bonds

Presentation of four academic papers

  • PARIS 10, Patricia Crifo “Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance    and sovereign bond spreads: an empirical analysis of OECD countries »
  • ISFA Lyon/ Tilburg University , David Zerbib « the green bond premium»
  • OCDE, Hideki Takada “Mobilising Bond Markets for a Low Carbon Transition
  • FINAGRI CHAIR, Marco Migliorelli « Time for new financing instruments ? A market-oriented framework to finance environmentally – friendly practices in EU agriculture»


10.50am    Coffee Break


11.00am    First Roundtable : « State of the art and evolution of the green bonds market »

Moderator:  Philippe Dessertine, IAE Sorbonne Business School


Participants: Patricia Crifo, Marco Migliorelli , Hideki Takada, David Zerbib, and

> EIB ,  Aldo Romani (Deputy Head of Funding )

> EDF EN, Denis Rouhier ( CFO)

>AMUNDI , Frédéric Samama (Deputy Global Head of Institutional and Global Clients)

> HSBC, Frédéric Gabizon  ( Head of European Public Sector )

> an  INVESTMENT FUND  and  a major Chinese financial institution

> LuxSE-TBC ,Chiara Caprioli(Business Development Manager )

> S&P rating agency, Noémie de la Gorce (expert Green Finance )

> INVIVO, Carole Sorreau (Director Institutional Relations)


1.00pm Buffet Lunch

2.00pm     Keynote lecture by Jean Boissinot Director; Financial Stability, DG Trésor, French Ministry for the Economy and Finance

2.30pm    Session 2: Innovative Tools for a Sustainable and Green Finance

–     Stéphane Voisin Green Data Lab

–     Thierry Mathieu – Engie

–     Rodolphe Bocquet –  Beyond Rating

–     Valéry Lucas-Leclin – Grizzly


3.30pm    Coffee break

4.00pm    Session 3: Exposure of Financial Actors to Low-Carbon Transition Risks

Presentation of four academic papers

  • Elie Bellevrat, Senior Energy Analyst, World Energy Outlook: Energy Demand Outlook Division

Directorate of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, IEA (International Energy Agency)

  • PARIS 1 PANTHEON-SORBONNE, Chair Energy & Prosperity, Alessandro Ravina
  • Vienna University of Economics and Business, Irene Monasterolo “A climate stress-test of the financial system”
  • OSSIAM, Carmine De Franco “Carbon Footprint for dynamically rebalanced portfolios”


5.00pm    Second Roundtable: « How may financial actors manage their transition risks? »

Moderator: Olivier de Bandt, ACPR


Participants : Elie Bellevrat, Alessandro Ravina, Irene Monasterolo, Carmine De Franco and :

> Banque de France, Laurent Clerc, Directeur de la Stabilité Financière

> BNP Paribas, Christine Lafon, Risk Anticipation Manager

> AXA, Esther Delbourg, Head of Responsible Insurance, AXA Group Corporate Responsibility


6.00pm Concluding Remarks


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