Teaching Sustainable Finance: ways to integrate sustainability in finance education
02 December 2020
How can higher education institutions integrate sustainability issues in their finance programs? A new report published by Misum offers practical tools and advice for universities to design courses relevant to current financial and global challenges.
Highlights from the webinar: Economic reforms of fragile states - Perspectives from Somalia
30 November 2020
Fragile states are particularly vulnerable to adverse economic shocks and in need of international support. Through constructive collaboration with international partners, however, fragile state governments can successfully pursue ambitious reform agendas for the short and long run. SITE and MISUM (Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets) invited the Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Dr. Abdirahman Dualeh Beileh, and the Swedish ambassador to Somalia, Staffan Tillander, to discuss the role of international partnership in the recent development of economic reforms in Somalia.
What you need to know about global catastrophic risks in 2020
16 November 2020
Launched at the SSE Global Challenges education track, the Global Challenges Foundation annual report on global catastrophic risks gathers insights and evidence from global thought leaders on the most pressing risks facing humanity today. In 2020, COVID-19 has amplified almost all of them.
Alex Solis: new visiting researcher in economics and Misum Affiliate
13 November 2020
We welcome Alex Solis as a visiting researcher at the Department of Economics and Affiliate on the Misum Human Capital platform.
The bond market: Its relevance and functionality for the climate transition
09 November 2020
In a new report from the Stockholm Sustainable Finance Center, co-directed by Misum, researchers outline the connections between the bond market and climate, identifying how investors can contribute positively to climate change-related investments.
Policies and instruments to facilitate the decarbonization of economies
03 November 2020
The first episode in a webinar series on the future of sustainable finance is out now, brought to you by Mistra Financial Systems and Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets.
Vacancy: Post Doc in Sustainable Development at Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets
21 October 2020
Misum invites applications for a 2-year Post Doc within the Human Capital and Sustainable Development platform. The position is targeted towards economists working in the broadly defined area of sustainable development, including (not limited to) development economics, environmental economics, and health economics.
Join the Financing Sustainable Cities workshop series
12 October 2020
As part of the Smart City Business Event, this three-day workshop series will explore what barriers and possibilities presently exist in amplifying city innovations and enabling cities to reach their sustainability goals.
2 MSEK for sustainability index research project
06 October 2020
Emma Sjöström, Director of the Sustainable Finance Initiative at Misum, Rickard Sandberg (Head of the SSE Center for Data Analytics (CDA)) and Anders Westlund (Professor Emeritus CDA) have been awarded with a SEK 2,090 million research grant to pursue the project “On accountable measurement of corporate sustainability; the need for a sustainability index – proceedings and extensions.”
Are inequalities rising and green investments declining due to COVID-19?
30 September 2020
What has the pandemic implied for industry, education, innovation so far, and how can we navigate the emerging long-term sustainability challenges? Join the Misum Annual forum on October 7 to hear new evidence in the field.