Ethics and ESG Awards - Past Editions

Ethics and ESG Awards - 2st Edition

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.

Ethics and ESG Awards - 1st Edition

The winners!

1st place: “ESG performance and cost of equity - the role of materiality”

Author: Liliana Patrícia Fernandes Cardoso – Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto

2nd place: “Responsible Minus Irresponsible (RMI) - A determinant of equity risk premia?”

Author: Thomas Rudolf Maximilian Husse – Nova SBE, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

3rd place: “ESG-related non-financial performance indicators: Evolution and current practice of reporting by ten European banks”

Author: José António Rodrigues – Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, Universidade Católica Portuguesa

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