LECTURES 2014

Villanova School of Business Finance Symposium 

“The Impact of Environmental, Social, and Governance Factors on Finance”

Villanova University School of Business VSB Finance Symposium to be held on Wednesday 22 October 2014 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm, with a one hour reception to follow in the Villanova Room of the Connelly Center.  

Villanova University School of Business, 800 E. Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085 USA

http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/departments/finance/financesymposium.html

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VSB FINANCE SYMPOSIUM 2014: 


“The Impact of Environmental, Social, and Governance Factors on Finance”

Wednesday 22 October 2014 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm, with a one hour reception to follow in the Villanova Room of the Connelly Center.  

Villanova University School of Business, 800 E. Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085 USA


Hosted by Professor Michael S. Pagano, Ph.D., CFA, The Robert J. and Mary Ellen Darretta Endowed Chair in Finance, Professor of Finance


Presentation by Professor Tianxia Yang, Assistant Professor, Finance


Panel of 

  • Graham Sinclair MBA'04, Principal of SinCo
  • Chris Franklin, COO of Aqua America
  •  Joe Pringle, Promus Capital LLC 


The seminar will discuss how environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues can impact a firm’s financial performance. This is a relatively new and growing area of research. 


PRESENTATION:


“The Impact of Environmental, Social, and Governance Factors on Finance”

 The event will discuss how environmental, social, and corporate governance issues (“ESG”) can impact a firm’s financial performance.  This is a relatively new and growing area of research. Prof. Tina Yang will lead off with a 20-minute presentation of one of her research papers on the effect of pollution activity on corporate financial performance "Institutional Investors and Corporate Social Responsibility Policies", followed by 10 minutes of Q&A.  then a 3-person panel of experts in the field of ESG / finance.  



ABOUT VILLANOVA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

 

Developing business leaders for a better world.®

The Villanova School of Business is a premier educational institution that offers undergraduate programs, graduate programs and executive education. Villanova was founded by the Roman Catholic Order of Saint Augustine, and the Augustinian values of truth, community, caring, and leading through service are infused throughout the curriculum in all of our programs. Founded in 1922, VSB is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; hands-on and service learning opportunities; a firm grounding in ethics and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business.


VSB offers undergraduate degree programs in accountancy and business administration, with majors in economics, finance, management, management information systems, and marketing. VSB also offers an international business co-major and real estate co-major. In addition, we offer four masters programs, a Post-MBA certificate, and a joint JD/MBA degree.


Our programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The school is also home to prestigious business research centers including The Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate; Center for Marketing and Consumer Insights; the Center for Global Leadership; the Center for the Study of Church Management and Business Ethics; the Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship and the Center for Business Analytics.

http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/departments/finance/financesymposium.html


Villanova University: Why Sustainability?

The Villanova community views environmental stewardship as part of the Augustinian mission. This stewardship includes policies and initiatives that set forth university-wide standards and goals.

http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/sustainability/experts.html

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