CRAFiC Research Seminar: Sustainability and Governance during a pandemic with Professor Alex Edmans

This seminar is hosted by the Centre for Research into Accounting and Finance in Context (CRAFiC) at Sheffield University Management School.

Speaker: Professor Alex Edmans, London Business School

Alex Edmans is Professor of Finance at London Business School. Alex has a PhD from MIT as a Fulbright Scholar, and was previously a tenured professor at Wharton and an investment banker at Morgan Stanley. Alex has spoken at the World Economic Forum in Davos, testified in the UK Parliament, and given the TED talk “What to Trust in a Post-Truth World” and the TEDx talk “The Social Responsibility of Business” with a combined total of 2 million views.

AbstractThis talk will discuss what it means to be a responsible business, for companies of all sizes and in all industries. It will explain the business case for responsibility in normal times as well as unprecedented times of crisis, and how companies can ensure that responsibility is consistent with long-term shareholder value. Alex will draw on rigorous academic research, real-world examples, and his new book, “Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit”.


Profesor Sabur Mollah, Sheffield University Management School


Professor Saeed Akbar,University of Bradford School of Management

Professor Viet Dang, Alliance Manchester Business School

Professor Arman Eshraghi, Cardiff Business School

Professor Charlie Cai, University of Liverpool Management School

Dr Anastasia Kopita, Warwick Business School

Professor Sanjay Banerji, Nottingham University Business School

Professor Collins Ntim, Southampton Business School

Other Info: This is an online event.  All registered participants will recieve a link to the talk when registration closes at 13.00 on Friday 5th June.

Event Details

When: June 8, 2020 at 2:00pm—4:00pm


Type: Alumni, Student, Business

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