YorkU to establish CIBC Chair in Sustainable Finance

York University has announced that it will be establishing a new research chair in sustainable finance, thanks to a $1.25M commitment from CIBC. The CIBC Chair in Sustainable Finance will focus on sustainable investment research, bridging the gap between academia and industry in sustainability-focused areas, and addressing challenges related to sustainable financial systems. “The new CIBC Chair will undertake groundbreaking research that will help guide businesses and policy makers in their efforts to shift to a low-carbon economy,” said YorkU Schulich School of Business Dean Detlev Zwick. “The CIBC Chair will also address the unmet need for the education and training of industry practitioners in the rapidly growing field of sustainable finance.” Globe Newswire Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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