SIMPOL Project Blog

On banks’ real (sector) activities

NOTE: This is an work-in-progress collective blog post collecting ideas and notes on some inter-related topics: Statistics about financial firms balance sheets (both at individual and sector level) The theory and the practice of the functions performed by the... read more

Streaming of the 2nd FINEXUS Conference

LIVE STREAMING – HAS CONCLUDED. On this page we live streamed selected sessions of the second FINEXUS Conference on financial networks and sustainability. The list of streamed session is: Wednesday, 17th January 14:30-16:00 Research session: Sustainable finance... read more

Speakers’ biographies

Key Panel Speakers (in alphabetical order): Mr. Urban Angehrn has been Group Chief Investment Officer at Zurich Insurance Group AG since July 1, 2015. Mr. Angehrn served as Head of Alternative Investments at Zurich Financial Services AG and Zurich Insurance Group Ltd... read more

Recommendation for accommodation

For those of you that still need to find an accommodation, in this page you can find a list of recommended hotels for your stay in Zurich. Mention that you are coming for the conference. Hotel Florhof ~280.-/night http://www.hotelflorhof.ch/ Sorell Hotel Zürichberg... read more

Climate stress-test visualization

This blog contains several interactive dashboards allowing to explore the exposure of market players to climate-sensitive sectors. The following dashboard is based on climate stress-test paper (Battiston ea. 2017 Climate stress-test, Nature Climate Change). It shows... read more