Call for Papers on Sustainable Finance for Asia’s Net Zero Transition

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Partially Online (some attendance required)

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The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the Centre for Sustainable Finance at SOAS University of London are seeking original, unpublished papers on sustainable finance and Asia’s transition to net zero carbon emissions. Selected papers will be featured during a virtual conference and considered for inclusion in an edited book or special issue of an academic journal.

Paper topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Measuring transition-related financial risks and risk mitigation policy design
  • Evaluating blended finance instruments and mechanisms
  • Public-private partnership and climate finance
  • Green investment and sustainability-linked bonds
  • Transition finance-related criteria and frameworks
  • Financing renewable energy and energy infrastructure development
  • Transition finance, “de-risking”, credit enhancement, and insurance markets
  • Corporate disclosure on emissions, transition paths, and the carbon-offset market
  • Carbon-pricing and financial stability
  • Addressing problems with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment, ratings, and greenwashing
  • Role of public banks in scaling unsustainable finance
  • Inclusive green finance and just transition finance
  • Green financial technology (fintech) and environmental sustainability
  • Modeling net zero transition
  • Incentivizing firm investment in carbon emission reduction
  • Determinants of the “green” cost of capital
  • Achieving net zero emissions and managing indebtedness
  • Green monetary and macroprudential policies

Submission Procedure

Authors should submit a full draft paper in English of around 8,000 words (including a 150-300 word abstract) via this link by 20 January 2023. Please include a description of the paper’s research background, results, and conclusions, as well as the name, affiliation, position, and email of each author.

The corresponding author should be clearly marked. The abstract should briefly state the research purpose, principal results, and primary conclusion. Authors of accepted submissions will be notified by 3 February 2023.

Project Organizing Committee

  • John Beirne, Vice-Chair of Research and Senior Research Fellow, ADBI
  • Keiko Mizuguchi, ESG Economist, ADBI
  • Ulrich Volz, Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance, SOAS University of London

Contacts

Inquiries may be directed to Keiko Mizuguchi

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