November 2018


International Centre for Pension Management Awards Three Research Papers

The International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Call For Research on Climate Change. The recent Call For Research invited submissions of papers and case studies on topics that can help us gain clear and practical insights on the effects of climate change, particularly from the point of view of pension organizations and asset managers in general.

ICPM received 26 submissions.

The following submissions are awarded a monetary prize as well as an invitation to present at ICPM’s bi-annual Discussion Forums. ICPM Discussion Forums connect leading pension sector experts and academics from around the world and are exclusive to ICPM’s member network.

Disaster on the Horizon: The Price Effect of Sea Level Rise
Asaf Bernstein & Ryan Lewis, University of Colorado at Boulder; Matthew Gustafson, Penn State University
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Temperature Shocks and Earnings News
Jawad M. Addoum, David T. Ngz, Ariel Ortiz-Bobeax, Cornell University
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The Importance of Climate Risks for Institutional Investors
Philipp Krueger, University of Geneva and SFI; Zacharias Sautner, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management; Laura T. Starks, University of Texas
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ICPM’s Research Committee is co-chaired by Onno Steenbeek (Algemene Pensioen Groep) and Mike Simutin (ICPM Associate Director of Research) and involves the following representatives: Susan Banta (Pew Charitable Trusts), Jaap van Dam (PGGM), James Davis (OPTrust), Bing Han (Rotman School of Management), Alex LaPlante (Global Risk Institute), Michael Preisel (ATP), Will Sandbrook (NEST) David Richardson (TIAA-CREF Investment Management) and Rob Bauer (ICPM Executive Director).