Sree Vinay Tunuguntla
Leader – Sustainable Finance Division
The goal of the EDHEC Sustainable Finance Group is to provide students with a better understanding of the Sustainable Finance industry and its impact on financial markets and corporate finance practices. The Group gathers every two weeks to discuss recent developments in Sustainable Finance, and their relevance in financing the transition towards a low-carbon economy. Every session consists of three parts which form the pillars of the working group. First, an in-depth presentation is given by working group members on the topic of the session, this is followed by a discussion where group members discuss and select the key questions that need to be addressed. The last part of the session consists of an interaction, a (video) call or a live session, with an industry expert. In this last part, the working group tries to get answers to the remaining questions and gain more in-depth practical knowledge. Topics covered range from Sustainable Capital Markets, Sustainable Project Finance, Thematic Funds and ETF’s to ESG investing and ESG factors in valuations.