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Sustainability & Finance Symposium

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FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013

Abbaszadeh Lecture Hall, 1213 Gallagher
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

The Sustainability & Finance Symposium will convene leading academics and practitioners to foster a debate and discussion on sustainability and finance issues from the perspective of a large asset owner.

Program Chairs:
Brad M. Barber
Gallagher Professor of Finance
UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Associate Professor of Law and Milton Handler Fellow
Columbia Law School

THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013

6:30 pm – Welcome Dinner, Foyer of Gallagher Hall

FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013

7:45 am – Continental Breakfast (Foyer of Gallagher Hall)

8:30 am – Welcome
                 Steven C. Currall, Dean, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
                 Anne Stausboll, Chief Executive Officer, CalPERS

PRESENTATIONS (presenters appear in bold)

8:50 am - Stakeholder Relations and Stock Returns: On Errors in Expectations and Learning
Arian Borgers, Tilburg University
Jeroen Derwall, Maastricht University
Kees Koedijk, Tilburg University
Jenke ter Horst, Tilburg University
Discussant: Joey Engelberg, University of California, San Diego

9:40 amCorporate Social Responsibility and Firm Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence
Artyom Durnev, University of Iowa
Rui Albuquerque, Boston University
Yrjo Koskinen, Boston University
Discussant: Laura Starks, University of Texas at Austin

10:30 am – Coffee (Foyer of Gallagher Hall)

11:00 amDo Managers Do Good with Other Peoples’ Money?
Ing-Haw Cheng, University of Michigan
Harrison Hong, Princeton University
Kelly Shue, University of Chicago
Discussant: Nadja Guenster, Maastricht University

11:50 amActive Ownership
Elroy Dimson, London Business School
Oguzhan Karakas, Boston College
Xi Li, Temple University
Discussant: Wei Jiang, Columbia University

12:40 pm - Lunch (Foyer of Gallagher Hall)

1:40 pmSignaling Through Corporate Accountability Reporting
Thomas Lys, Northwestern University
James Naughton, Northwestern University
Clare Wang, Northwestern University
Discussant: Todd Henderson, University of Chicago

2:30 pm - Corporate Governance and the Environment: Evidence from Green Innovations
Mario Amore, Bocconi University
Morten Bennedsen, INSEAD
Discussant: Jonathan Karpoff, University of Washington

3:20 pm - Coffee (Foyer of Gallagher Hall)

3:50 pmDo Private Equity Fund Managers Earn Their Fees? Compensation, Ownership, and Cash Flow Performance
David Robinson, Duke University
Berk Sensoy, Ohio State University
Discussant: Jonathan Berk, Stanford University

4:40 pm - Closing Remarks
               Joe Dear, Chief Investment Officer, CalPERS
              Anne Simpson, Senior Portfolio Manager, Director for Global Governance, CalPERS

5:00 pm – Reception (Foyer of Gallagher Hall)

5:30 pm – Closing Dinner (Foyer of Gallagher Hall)

HELPFUL RESOURCES

For directions to the UC Davis Buehler Alumni & Visitor Center, which is adjacent to the Graduate School of Management, click here. For evidence of the $7.00 daily visitor parking rate, click here.

For details on the program review process, click here.

For more information regarding the Symposium, please contact Amanda Kimball, alkimball@ucdavis.edu.

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