Category: Research Bulletin

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    What’s Needed to Attract Private Finance of Climate Solutions?

    Issue 6. 06/22/2023  The Center for Analytical Finance (CAFIN), The Center for Coastal Climate Resilience (CCCR) at UC Santa Cruz (UCSC), U.C. Investments, Centre for Economic Policy (CEP), and Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business jointly hosted the “Catalyzing Private Financial Markets for Climate Solutions” workshop on June 9th, 2023 at Santa Clara University’s…

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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…

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    International Aspects of Digital Currencies and Fintech

    Issue 2. 12/7/2021  In October 2021, the IFM program of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA), where our co-director Galina Hale serves as program director, held a joint conference with the European Central Bank (ECB) on “International aspects of digital currencies and fintech.”  The conference focused on the implications of the growing role of digital…

  • Investors are Waking Up to Climate Risk

    Issue 1. 11/17/2021  On October 1, 2021, we hosted Dr. Amy Myers Jaffe,  Research Professor and Managing Director of the Climate Policy Lab The Fletcher School at Tufts University in conversation with Jagdeep Bachher, Chief Investment Officer, University of California Office of the President.  Here we provide highlights of this conversation.  The video of the conversation about Investors…