The Banque de France supports research in the green finance sector with the “Young Researchers in Green Finance” prize. Launched in 2018, this year’s prize was awarded to Irene Monasterolo, professor of climate finance at EDHEC Business School and research programme director at the EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute (Nice).
Irene holds a PhD in Agri-food economics and statistics from the Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna (IT) and two post doctoral experiences on climate finance. Irene’s research is contributing to understand the role of finance in the achievement of the climate targets in both high income and developing countries, and the assessment of climate-financial risks and opportunities in the low-carbon transition.
This year, as last year, the “Young Green Finance Researchers” award ceremony took place during the “Green Finance Research Advances” academic conference co-organised by the Banque de France and the Institut Louis Bachelier, with the support of the Institute for Climate Economics (I4CE) and Finance for Tomorrow.
The award was presented by Emmanuelle Assouan, Deputy Director General of Financial Stability and Operations at the Banque de France and Deputy Secretary General of the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR).
Read here the full press release by Banque de France (in French).