SGFIN Research Conference on Sustainability

Friday, 21 April, 2023

innovation4.0, National University of Singapore
3 Research Link, Singapore 117602

The Sustainable and Green Finance Institute (SGFIN) is a new research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS) that aims to develop deep research capabilities in sustainable and green finance with the focal point on Asia. SGFIN is organizing its inaugural annual research conference on sustainability.

Conference Themes:

  • Sustainability and the intersecting roles of finance, technological innovations, policies and regulations
  • Climate finance and risk management
  • Decarbonization and renewable energy
  • Carbon trading and nature-based climate solutions
  • Sustainable usage of resources, including pollution management


Programme Outline

08:30 – 09:00: Registration

09:00 – 09:10: Speech by Managing Director, SGFIN

09:10 – 10:30: Morning Session (1): Climate Policy

10:30 – 11:00: Tea Refreshment

11:00 – 12.20: Morning Session (2): Sustainable Supply Chain

12:20 – 13:50: Lunch

13:50 – 15:10: Afternoon Session (1): Green Instruments

15:10 – 15:40: Tea Refreshments

15:40 – 17:00: Afternoon Session (2): Portfolio Choice


Johan Sulaeman, Director, SGFIN

Zhang Weina, Deputy Director, SGFIN


Filip Biljecki, NUS (Architecture)

Roman Carrasco, NUS (Biology)

Emirhan Ilhan, NUS (Finance)

Qin Yu, NUS (Real Estate)

Tan-Soo Jie-Sheng, NUS (Public Policy)

Umakanth Varottil, NUS (Law)


Ben Caldecott, Oxford University

Darwin Choi, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Griffin Wenxi Jiang, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Philip Krueger, University of Geneva

Hao Liang, Singapore Management University

Irene Monasterolo, EDHEC

Lilian Ng, York University

Falko Paetzold, University of Zurich

Christoph Schiller, Arizona State University

Paul Smeets, University of Amsterdam

Laura Starks, University of Texas at Austin

Dragon Tang, University of Hong Kong

Siew Hong Teoh, UCLA

Sheridan Titman, University of Texas at Austin

Dariusz Wójcik, Oxford University

Qifei Zhu, Nanyang Technological University


Shermine Chan, SGFIN

Rachel Phuak, SGFIN


NUS innovation4.0, Seminar Room
3 Research Link, Singapore 117602