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2nd edition of the Ethics and ESG Award - Winners


This 2nd edition of the Ethics and ESG Award was very high level, both in participation and quality of the submitted thesis. Once again, the final decision was tough!

Congratulations to the winners!

1st place: “The impact of ESG practices on the cost of debt - Evidence for the US, Europe and Brazil.”

Author: Lilian Lima Meneses– Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto

2nd place: “The pricing of ESG Syndicated loans - an empirical analysis of spread determinants.”

Author: Jorge Fonseca Gonçalo – Católica Porto Business School

3rd place: “The relationship between ESG ratings, investment factors, and credit.”

Author: Samuel Machado Capucho - ISCTE

We also would like to thank to the members of the jury – Ana Gomes, CFA; Suvi Saari; Rui Pinto,CFA; Adérito João Oliveira; Filipa F. Saldanha and to all the members who volunteered to make this initiative possible, mostly Eduardo Lourenço, CFA and Miguel M. Falcão, CFA.