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SEC approves first US climate disclosure rules: Why the requirements are much weaker than planned and what they mean for companies

After two years of intense public debate, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved the nation’s first national climate disclosure rules on March 6, 2024, setting out requirements for publicly listed companies to report their climate-related risks and in some

Sehoon Kim and Nitish Kumar

University of Florida finance faculty research among most read, according to Financial Times

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Inquiring academic and business minds into the latest and greatest research are looking to the work of two University of Florida Warrington College of Business faculty members for impactful insights into finance-related sustainability topics. Assistant Professors Sehoon

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Fed rate hikes, recession fears and political backlash leave ESG investors at a crossroads

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates again on May 3, 2023, by a quarter point, making it the Fed’s 10th rate hike since March 2022 in an ongoing fight to tame inflation. These rate hikes have been reverberating through the

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Investors avoid ESG when times get tough

Sehoon Kim‘s recently published academic study found that individual investor demand for socially responsible investing “is highly sensitive to income shocks” and economic stress. Read more in this story from Nasdaq. 

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Investors are all for ESG. Except, that is, when times are tough.

A study from Assistant Professor Sehoon Kim finds that the appetite for ESG investing goes down when there is an economic shock such as Covid-19 lockdowns.   Read more in this story from the Wall Street Journal.   

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The latest innovative ideas from Warrington

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world, despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless