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Professor Ulrich Volz proposes solutions to the debt crisis at forum convened by the Alliance of Small Island States
Professor Ulrich Volz was invited by the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) to give the opening address on ‘Solutions for debt sustainability in Small Island Developing States’ at the Wadadli Action Platform.
10th August 2022
Appointment of Jakob Thomä as Professor in Practice for Sustainable Finance at the SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance
2nd August 2022
Professor Ulrich Volz spoke at the United Nations’ High-Level Political Forum 2022 (HLPF). The HLPF is the central United Nations platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the global level.
27th July 2022
New report from SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance identifies global economic policy overlooks the huge value of nature
A new report by Finance for Biodiversity (F4B) and the SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance highlights the urgent need to integrate nature-related risks into the framework for Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
11th July 2022
Launch of The University Network for Strengthening Macro-financial Resilience to Climate and Environmental Change during London Climate Action Week
Senior academics from founding member universities celebrate launch of network that seeks to contribute to systemic change in public financial management and public policy in climate-vulnerable countries through capacity-building.
29th June 2022
SOAS economists contribute to report showing that a loss of nature is pushing nations towards sovereign credit downgrades.
23rd June 2022
Professor Ulrich Volz appointed to the Sustainable Finance Advisory Council of the German Federal Government
Dr Ulrich Volz, Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance, has been appointed to the Sustainable Finance Advisory Council of the German Federal Government.
21st June 2022
The SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance hosted an event discussing challenges and opportunities for climate and sustainable finance for a group of 50 current students, recent graduates and faculty of Strathmore University, Kenya.
23rd May 2022
A new report on ‘Central banking and supervision in the biosphere: An agenda for action on biodiversity loss, financial risk and system stability’ argues that biodiversity loss poses systemic risks in the same way as climate change
24th March 2022
Harald Heubaum, the Deputy Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance, served as Contributing Author to the second part of the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
28th February 2022
Ulrich Volz joins senior officials from climate-vulnerable countries at OECD Development Talk event to discuss solutions to the looming debt crisis in the Global South
Professor Ulrich Volz joined senior officials from climate-vulnerable countries, the IMF and civil society to discuss the looming debt crisis in the Global South.
20th January 2022
Research by Senior Fellow Moritz Kraemer on “The Effect of Climate Change on Sovereign Creditworthiness” shortlisted for the Financial Time’s Responsible Business Education Awards 2022
Research by Moritz Kraemer, Senior Fellow at the SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance, with colleagues at the University of Cambridge was shortlisted for the Financial Time’s Responsible Business Education Awards 2022.
19th January 2022
Professor Ulrich Volz writes foreword to World Wide Fund for Nature’s first annual report on Sustainable Financial Regulations and Central Bank Activities
Ulrich Volz, Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance at SOAS, wrote a foreword to World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) inaugural annual report on Sustainable Financial Regulations and Central Bank Activities (SUSREG).
28th October 2021
New Research Report from the Centre of Sustainable Finance: “The Price of Hesitation: How the Climate Crisis Threatens Price Stability and What the ECB Must Do about It”
A new report published by Greenpeace, the German Institute for Economic Research and the SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance presents for the first time empirical evidence of the impact of natural disasters on inflation in the eurozone, highlighting the challenges facing the ECB to achieve price stability in the era of the climate crisis.
9th September 2021
The SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Barbara Buchner as Professor in Practice for Sustainable Finance.
2nd August 2021
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