Year: 2022

  • CAFIN’s 2022 Annual Newsletter

    Article By Galina Hale and Nirvikar Singh, Co-Directors of CAFIN  Note from the Co-DirectorsGalina Hale and Nirvikar Singh The 2021-2022 academic year was the beginning of a return to normalcy.  While we continued with our virtual speaker series, and our flagship event of the year had to be turned into a virtual one at the last minute, we…

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    SEC Proposed Rules to Enhance and Standardize Climate-Related Discloures

    Issue 5. 05/04/2022   On March 21, 2022,  the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new rules that would require publicly traded companies to disclose their climate-related financial risks.  The press release and the links to the related publications are available from the SEC page. In this issue of the CAFIN bulletin, we briefly discuss the reason…

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    Settling Climate Accounts: Navigating the Road to Net-Zero

    Issue 4. 01/03/2022   On November 5, 2021, the CAFIN and UC Investment Speaker Series hosted Dr Alicia Seiger, Lecturer at Stanford Law School, Managing Director at Precourt Institute Sustainable Finance Initiative, and Managing Director at Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, in conversation with Dr Galina Hale, Professor of Economics at UC Santa Cruz.…

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    Net Zero Carbon Portfolio Alignment

    Issue 3. 01/03/2022   On October 15, 2021, CAFIN and UC Investment Speaker Series hosted Frederic Samama, Chief Responsible Investment Officer at CPR AM, Amundi Group, in conversation with Dr. Daniel Friedman, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at UC Santa Cruz. Here, we provide a summary of the conversation. The video of the conversation and the…