Our Chair in Sustainable Finance aspires to be a thought leader in guiding the financial sector towards an evolution of finance in which human dignity and the preservation of the planet are placed at the center of economic activity.
This Chair is made possible thanks to the support of Triodos Bank NV, branch in Spain.
The Chair is an international center for research, exchange of experiences, dissemination and training. Its main assets are its independence and inclusiveness. Its inspiration, in terms of objectives and activity, is the think tank and research center model prevailing in several European countries.
The Chair sees finance as a decisive disruptive force for achieving a fairer and more sustainable economy, in which human dignity and the preservation of the planet are at the center of economic activity and, therefore, of business objectives.
The vision of the Chair is:
And its founding mission focuses on:
The Chair has a number of specific purposes.
Managing Director of Triodos Bank Spain.
Founding-partner at Gabeiras y Asociados.
Rector of the Pompeu Fabra University.
Director of the Chair in Sustainable Finance
Founding Partner of Economistas sin Fronteras
Doctor in Business Administration and Management, Economist with several postgraduate degrees.
Vice-Dean of Knowledge Transfer and researcher.
Doctor in Business Administration and Management from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili.
Associate Professor of the Department of Economics and Business at Pompeu Fabra University.
Óscar Elviro Benito
Xavier Puig Pla
We present a selection of articles and relevant news that deal with sustainable finance issues, with special emphasis on the news generated by the UPF Barcelona School of Management itself, but also being a small window to know that information of international scope that stands out for its relevance or innovative character.
UPF Barcelona School of Management and Triodos Bank create the Chair in Sustainable Finance
The UPF Barcelona School of Management (UPF-BSM) and Triodos Bank, an ethical banking credit institution, sign an agreement for the creation of the Chair in Sustainable Finance (CSF), an international center for research, exchange of experiences, dissemination and training.
How values-based banks advance social impact objectives in the EU
The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) has published in its networks the project prepared jointly with our Chair, that deals with the social impact of banking based on values.
Master's Degree in Finance and Banking
Become the professional in the financial area that today's market needs: investment fund manager, banking manager, personal advisor, or expert in the new disruptive platforms of the sector.
Postgraduate Course in Management of Social and Corporate Responsibility
Obtain a global vision of all the knowledge and interest groups, internal and external, which CSR covers in organizations (with regards to social, employment, environmental, and Human Rights aspects).
Master of Science in Finance and Banking
Learn the skills necessary to make sound decisions in finance, banking, and financial regulation.
Master of Science in Management
Acquire a solid understanding of business management and organizations, and specialize in your preferred area: Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Marketing or Operations and Supply Chain Management.
Marcos Eguiguren: Las finanzas sostenibles: una mirada desde la esencia del sector financiero
Óscar Elvira: La inversión socialmente responsable
Marcos Eguiguren: Regulación, finanzas sostenibles y propósito
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