Final Workshop on Socially Responsible Investments
Pisa, 24-25 May 2018
Polo Le Benedettine, Lungarno Sidney Sonnino 19 – Pisa (italy)

24 May 8:45-20:00
8:45 - 9:30 Registration
9:30 Opening
10:00 - 10:45 Keynote speaker: “Corporate Assets Holdership and Latest Regulatory Measureson Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)”
Alfonso Martínez-Echevarría y García de Dueñas, University CEU San Pablo, Madrid;
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Session I, Chair: Tommaso Luzzati, University of Pisa
1. “Urban sustainability in European countries: subjective and objective measures”:Andrea Regoli, University of Naple “Parthenope”
Discussant: Angela Parenti, University of Pisa
2. “The Effect of Policy-induced Eco-innovation on Business Competitiveness:Evidence on the Porter Hypothesis” Abdelfeteh Bitat, Université Saint-LouisBruxelles
Discussant: David Burgalassi, University of Pisa
3. Invited speaker, “Fishing the Corporate Social Responsibility Risk Factors”, RoccoCiciretti, University of Tor Vergata
Discussant: Tommaso Luzzati
Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:30 Session II, Chair: Elisa Giuliani, University of Pisa
4. “The Business Case for CSR revisited: A Roadmap to Firm Risk” Irene Andersen, Maastricht University
Discussant: Elisa Giuliani
5. “Green Mutual Funds: Theory and Evidence”,Thomas Renstrom, Durham Business School
Discussant: Luca Spataro

6. “A note on the social responsibility in a bilateral monopoly”, Luciano Fanti, University of Pisa
Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:45 Keynote speaker: “Is socially responsible investment a success?” Bert Scholtens, University of Groningen
17:30 City Tour
20:00 Social Dinner

25 May 9:00-17:30
9:00 - 10:30 Session III, Chair: Caterina Giannetti, University of Pisa
1. Invited speaker: “ESG Shareholder Engagement and Downside Risk”, Andrea Hoepner, University of Dublin
Discussant: Davide Fiaschi, University of Pisa
2. “Social groups and credit shocks: Evidence of inequalities in consumption smoothing”, Vibhor Saxena, University of St. Andrews
Discussant: Lilit Popoyan, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna Pisa
3. “On the Credibility of Ethical Finance”, Francesca Barigozzi, University of Bologna
Discussant: Nicola Meccheri, University of Pisa
Coffee Break
10:45 Keynote Lecture: “The Economics of Prosocial Behavior: Theories and Applications” Gani Aldashev, Université Libre de Bruxelles
12:00 - 13:00 Session IV, Chair: Lisa Gianmoena, University of Pisa
4. “Can you have too much of a good thing? The influence of CSR incentives on employees' motivation” Rainer Michael Rilke, WHU – Otto Beishem School of Management
Discussant: Pietro Guarnieri, University of Pisa
5. “Do global financial markets capitalise sustainability? Evidence of a quick reversal”, Fabio Moliterni, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
Discussant: Federico Tamagni, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna Pisa
Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Session V, Chair: Alessandro Balestrino, University of Pisa
6. Invited speaker "The Price of Taste for Socially Responsible Investment”, Lammertjan Dam, University of Groningen
Discussant: Caterina Giannetti, University of Pisa
7. “Strategic or altruistic? An experiment on firm CSR adoption” Caterina Giannetti, University of Pisa
8. “Optimal taxation, environment quality, socially responsible firms and investors”, Luca Spataro, University of Pisa
Discussant: Alessandro Balestrino
9. “Socially Responsible Investment: a literature review, Lisa Gianmoena, University of Pisa
Coffee Break
16.30 Round-Table
Moderator: Luca Spataro Speakers:
Dr. Francesco Bicciato, Secretary General, ITA SIF (Italian Sustainable Investment Forum)
Dr. Andrea Mariani, Director of the Pension Fund Pegaso
Dr.ssa Roberta D’Apice, Assogestioni
Dr.ssa Stefania Luzi, Mefop S.p.A
Dr.ssa Simonetta Bono, Vigeo Eiris

Dipartimento di Economia e Management
via Cosimo Ridolfi, 10
56124 Pisa