Prof. Dr. Marco Wilkens
Marco Wilkens holds the Chair of Finance and Banking at the University of Augsburg. His research in the field of sustainable finance focuses on the impact of sustainable financial products, especially investment funds, the quantification and management of risks in connection with the transformation process of the economy towards the green economy, and climate change-related scenario analyses in the risk management of the financial industry.
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
Policy Brief, Sustainability Reporting
PB 2/2021: Investors Face Challenges with Corporate Carbon Emissions Data – Call for a Mandatory Disclosure Regulation
In this policy brief, we discuss the importance, availability, and quality of carbon data to investors who wish to mitigate climate change. In the absence…Read publication