Jonas Zink works as a research assistant and PhD student at the Chair of Finance and Banking at the University of Augsburg. His research in the field of Sustainable Finance is mainly related to Impact Investing. He analyzes the data available to investors and investigates how and whether they contain the necessary information to steer the economy towards a low-carbon economy. Furthermore, he deals with the possible actions of investors and how they can generate benefits for companies and the environment.
Journal of Portfolio Management: Do Corporate Carbon Emissions Data Enable Investors to Mitigate Climate Change?
Investors play an important role in combating climate change. We examine several types of currently available carbon emissions data in their capacity to enable investors…Read publication
PB 10/2021: Equity portfolio divestment leads to lower CO2 emissions
To achieve climate goals, financial flows must be redirected from climate-damaging to climate-friendly economic activities. A key approach is divestment, i.e., the systematic sale of…Read publication
Journal of Banking & Finance: The effects of mutual fund decarbonization on stock prices and carbon emissions
This study seeks to determine whether mutual fund decarbonization affects the stock prices of divested firms and contributes to the reduction of these firms’ carbon…Read publication