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Michael Viehs discusses the fundamentals of sustainability and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). In addition, Viehs conveys the importance of active ownership, the role of institutional investors in promoting good ESG.

About the Speaker(s)

Michael Viehs PhD

Michael Viehs is a research fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on corporate finance, with a special emphasis on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. Dr. Viehs is also an affiliated researcher at the European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE), Maastricht University's research institute on sustainable finance and responsible investing. He has presented his work at several academic conferences and made multiple industry presentations. Dr. Viehs holds a BSc in international business economics, an MSc in international business, and a PhD in finance from Maastricht University.