Conference Programme

MORNING SESSION

Registration: 8:30-9:30

Welcome: 9:30

Fabrizio D’Ascenzo, Sapienza University of Rome
Alberto Pastore, Sapienza University of Rome
Livio de Santoli, Sapienza University of Rome
Roberto Pasca, UnitelmaSapienza
Mario La Torre, Sapienza University of Rome

Keynote speech: 10:00-10:30

Ivan Faiella, Banca d’Italia

Coffee Break: 10:30-11:00

Academic Sessions 11:00-13:00

Session A – ESG & Financial Intermediaries
11:00-12:00 – Classroom 5 (1st Floor)
Chair: Claudia Pasquini

  • Public banking and financing of SMEs: specific instruments from ICO, Isabel Gimenez – University of Valencia
    Discussant: Saverio Giorgio – Sapienza University of Rome
  • Bank environmental policies and financial stability, Laura Chiaramonte – University of Verona, Alberto Dreassi – University of Trieste, John W. Goodell – The University of Akron, Ohio, Andrea Paltrinieri – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Stefano Piserà – University of Genova
    Discussant: Maria Gaia Soana – University of Parma
  • Investor preferences, financial literacy and intermediary choice towards sustainability, Maria Gaia Soana, University of Parma, Doriana Cucinelli – University of Parma
    Discussant: Massimo Arnone – University of Catania

Session B – Sustainability & Corporate Governance
11:00-12:00 – Classroom 6A (Ground Floor)
Chair: Pina Murè – Sapienza University of Rome

  • Executive Ownership and Sustainability Performance, Gianfranco Gianfrate – Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
    Discussant: Jenny Daniela Salazar Zapata – Sapienza University of Rome
  • All you need is G(overnance): Sustainable Finance Following Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s Frescoes, Costanza Consolandi – University of Siena, Giovanni Ferri – LUMSA, Andrea Roncella, University of Siena
    Discussant: Gianfranco Gianfrate – Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
  • Interaction between Corporate Governance issues and Systemic Risk in the European financial sector, Andrea Roncella – University of Siena, Carlo Bellavite Pellegrini – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Laura Pellegrini – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rachele Camacci – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
    Discussant: Pina Murè – Sapienza University of Rome

Session C – Disclosure & NFR
11:00-12:00 – Classroom 6B (Ground Floor)
Chair: Roberto Pasca – UnitelmaSapienza

  • The literature on environmental disclosure in financial institutions, Maria Mazzuca – University of Calabria, Eleonora Broccardo – University of Trento, Graziano Coller – University of Trento
    Discussant: Carsten Mueller – Fulda University
  • First assessment of EU Taxonomy regulation for Italian banks, Mario La Torre – Sapienza University of Rome, Riccardo Santamaria – CONSOB, Mavie Cardi – Link Campus University, Alessia Palma – Sapienza University of Rome
    Discussant: Graziano Coller – University of Trento
  • A matter of perspective- the role of Benchmarking in impact measurement, Sina Sauer – Heidelberg University, Rahel Becker – Fondazione AIS
    Discussant: Roberto Pasca – UnitelmaSapienza

Session D – ESG risks, Pricing & Rating
12:00-13:00 – Classroom 5 (1st Floor)
Chair: Donato Morea – University of Cagliari

  • ESG in the Financial Industry: What Matters for Rating Analysts?, Oumaima lahmar – University of Cagliari, Luca Piras – University of Cagliari, Riccardo De Lisa – University of Cagliari, Marco Mandas – University of Cagliari
    Discussant: Mavie Cardi – Link Campus University
  • Interaction between Systemic Risk and ESG issues in the financial sector: the benefits of a sustainable approach, Claudia Cannas – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Carlo Bellavite Pellegrini – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Peter Cincinelli – University of Bergamo
    Discussant: Donato Morea, University of Cagliari
  • In search of the energy last resort prices throughout a stress-testing analysis on energy distribution system, Cosimo Paccione – Sapienza University of Rome, Pina Murè – Sapienza University of Rome, Stefano Marzioni – LUISS University
    Discussant: Laura Pellegrini – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Session E – Asset Allocation & Sustainability
12:00-13:00 – Classroom 6A (Ground Floor)
Chair: Fabiomassimo Mango – Sapienza University of Rome

  • Integration among the Socially responsible Investment, Green, Dirty and Energy Cryptocurrencies: A Portfolio diversification perspective, Ritesh Patel, Institute of Management, Nirma University
    Discussant: Andrea Delle Foglie – University of Macerata
  • Portfolio Allocation and Optimization with Voluntary Carbon Offsets. Is it Worth the While?, Papa Orgen – Fulda University, Patrick Behr, Carsten Mueller – Fulda University
    Discussant: Isabel Gimenez – University of Valencia
  • European Real Estate Industry and ESG performance: An asset allocation perspective, Massimo Biasin – University of Macerata, Emanuela Giacomini – University of Macerata, Andrea Delle Foglie – University of Macerata, Gianluca Valeri – University of Macerata
    Discussant: Papa Orgen – Fulda University

Session F – Impact Investing
12:00-13:00 – Classroom 6B (Ground Floor)
Chair: Volker Then – Fondazione AIS

  • Social impact and financial structure: an exploratory study of the Italian B Corps, Veronica De Crescenzo – University of Verona, Giorgio Mion – University of Verona, Angelo Bonfanti – University of Verona
    Discussant: Rosella Castellano, Unitelma Sapienza University
  • Is social impact changing angel investing?, Elisa Ughetto – Politecnico of Turin, Davide Viglialoro – Politecnico of Turin, Alessandro Laspia – Politecnico of Turin, Tiago Botelho – University of East Anglia – UEA, Paolo Landoni – Politecnico of Turin
    Discussant: Volker Then – Fondazione AIS
  • The impact of financial institutions on sustainable value creation in companies’ business models, Magdalena Ziolo – University of Szczecin
    Discussant: Mario La Torre – Sapienza University of Rome
  • Bonds with Benefits: Impact Investing in Corporate Debt, Desislava Vladimirova – Quoniam Asset Managemetn GmbH, Jieyan Fang-Klingler – Quoniam Asset Managemetn GmbH
    Discussant: Veronica De Crescenzo – University of Verona

Light lunch: 13:00-14:30

AFTERNOON SESSION

Social Impact Agenda Action Plan: 14:30-14:45
Chiara Buongiovanni, SIA

Palgrave Corner: 14:45-15:00
Ellie Duncan, Palgrave McMillan

Academic Sessions: 15:00-16:00

Session G – Green & Social Bonds
15:00-16:00 – Classroom 5 (1st Floor)
Chair: Andrea Paltrinieri – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

  • Sustainable finance for maritime development. A critical analysis of green bonds in the national recovery and resilience plan, Massimo Arnone – University of Catania, Tiziana Crovella – University of Bari
    Discussant: Fatima Dahbi – University of Valencia
  • A systematic literature review and bibliometric mapping analysis on green, social impact and sustainability bonds, Fatima Dahbi – University of Valencia, Maria Inmaculada Carrasco Monteagudo – Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Barbara Petracci – University of Bologna
    Discussant: Massimo Arnone – University of Catania
  • Exploring the Shades of Green Premium: A Matching Approach, Massimo Mariani – University LUM Jean Monnet, Alessandra Caragnano – SDA Bocconi, Francesco D’ercole – University LUM Jean Monnet, Antonia Brandonisio – University LUM Jean Monnet, Domenico Frascati – University LUM Jean Monnet
    Discussant: Elisa Ughetto – Politecnico of Turin

Session H – Corporate Governance & Business Models
15:00-16:00 – Classroom 6A (Ground Floor)
Chair: Sabrina Leo – Sapienza University of Rome

  • Are women the panacea? Exploring the direction of socially responsible engagement, Domenico Frascati – University LUM Jean Monnet, Alessandra Caragnano – SDA Bocconi, Marianna Zito – University LUM Jean Monnet, Antonia Brandonisio – University LUM Jean Monnet, Francesco D’ercole – University LUM Jean Monnet
    Discussant: Lucrezia Fattobene – University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • Social Sustainability in Equity Crowdfunding: the role of women in the platforms’ Boards, Lucrezia Fattobene – University of Rome Tor Vergata, Candida Bussoli – University LUM Jean Monnet,
    Saida El Assal – University of Bari, E. Anna Graziano – Link Campus University
    Discussant: Marco Mandas – University of Cagliari
  • Measuring banks ESG intensity: the case of Italy, Alessia Palma – Sapienza University of Rome, Mario La Torre – Sapienza University of Rome, Lucilla Bittucci – European Central Bank, Cosimo Paccione – Sapienza University of Rome
    Discussant: Antonia Brandonisio – University LUM Jean Monnet

Session I – Social Responsibility & Pandemic
15:00-15:00 – Classroom 6B (Ground Floor)
Chair: Carlo Bellavite Pellegrini – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

  • Social Responsibility and Bank Resiliency, Maria Chiara Iannino – University of St Andrews, Thomas Gehrig – University of Vienna, Stephan Unger – Sant’Anselm College
    Discussant: Giuliana Borello – University of Verona
  • The effect of Covid policy restriction on donations, Giuliana Borello – University of Verona
    Discussant: Andi Duqi – University of Bologna
  • Natural disasters, Corporate Social Responsibility, and earnings opacity: Evidence from USA, Andi Duqi – University of Bologna, Aziz Jaafar – Bangor Business School, Chrysovalantis Vasilakis – Bangor Business School
    Discussant: Carlo Bellavite Pellegrini – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Coffee Break: 16:00-16:30

University Alliance for Positive Finance Agenda: 16:30-16:45
Mario La Torre, Sapienza University of Rome

Logistics and Social Program: 16:45-17:00

Scientific Committee Meeting 17:00-18:30 (restricted to SC members)

Gala dinner: 20:00

MORNING SESSION

Welcome: 10:00-10:30

Antonello Folco Biagini, UnitelmaSapienza
Eugenio Gaudio, Fondazione Roma Sapienza
Riccardo Graziano, Italian National Agency for Microcredit
Mario La Torre, Sapienza University of Rome

Institutional Session A: 10:30-13:00

Energy Finance and ESG Transition. The dialectic between financial and impact measurement

Keynote speech: 10:30-11:15

Andrea Paltrinieri, Cattolica University, and Francesco Sassi, RIE

Coffee break: 11:15-11:30

Round table: 11:30-13:00

Chair: Aleksandra Georgieva, Wall Street Italia

  • Speaker:
    Patricia Gentile, A2A
    Chantal Hamende, Terna
    Giovanni E.V. Moratti, SARAS
    Leonardo Vagaggini, Enel

Light lunch: 13:00-14:30

AFTERNOON SESSION

Institutional Session B: 14:30:16:30

Supply Chain and ESG Integration. SMEs Assessment and Sustainable Transition

Welcome: Marco Spallone, CASMEF Luiss-Guido Carli

Keynote speech: 14:30-15:00

Claudia Guagliano, ESMA

Round table: 15:00-16:30

Chair: Pina Murè, Sapienza University of Rome

  • Speaker:
    Lucia Alessi, JRC
    Antonio Frezza, SACE
    Nicola Gatto, Illimity Bank
    Stefano Pomi, ENI
    Jacopo Schettini, Standard Ethics

MCC Best Paper Awards 2022: 16:30-17:00

Closing Remarks and SIIIC Agenda 2023: 17:00-17:30