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Our Research Focus

The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment is a leading interdisciplinary academic hub focused upon teaching, research, and engagement with enterprise on climate change and long-term environmental sustainability.

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Sustainability, Financial Markets
& Investment

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Enterprise Management
& Strategy

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Economic Policy
& Markets


Adrian Fernando Memorial Lecture

27 April 2017, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford

In honouring Adrian Fernando, the goal of this lecture, made possible through the generosity of friends and supporters, is to foster discussion of the role of business and economics in solving the world's environmental challenges. This annual lecture commemorates the contribution of Adrian Fernando.

Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI) Sustainable Finance for Breakfast

4 May 2017, 8:30-10:00am | Wax Chandlers Hall, 6 Gresham St, London EC2V 7AD

CSFI currently organises two regular monthly morning briefings - one on EU regulatory developments and one on FinTech. The Centre has teamed up with the Sustainable Finance Programme at Oxford's Smith School, which is run by Ben Caldecott - who has generously agreed to be the regular guide.

NGOs, research and smart waterpumps

9 May 2017, The Oxford Launchpad, Saïd Business School, Oxford

Since 2010, the Smith School has collaborated with Engineering Sciences in a programme of impact research and implementation designing and testing mobile technologies to improve water resource management and water service delivery. The work has included the design and successful launch of Smart Handpumps and Wireless Water to model water payment behaviours to improve urban utility financial performance. Partners from leading mobile technology companies and urban water utilities are joined by UNICEF and the UN International Telecommunications Union, which leads an inter-governmental 'smart water management' group on which Dr Hope is vice Chair.

Enterprise and the Environment Summer School

9-21 July 2017, University of Oxford

Designed for those interested in leading environmental change in business, NGOs or the government sector, the Summer School combines our strengths in environmental economics and policy, enterprise management, and financial markets and investment to study critical global environmental challenges in the 21st century.

Oxford Smith School Sustainable Finance Course 2017

18-21 September 2017, University of Oxford

We are inviting applications for our Sustainable Finance Course in 2017. The Sustainable Finance Course was successfully piloted in 2016 and is designed as an introduction to sustainable finance for current and future leaders working in policy, regulation, civil society, and investment.

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Enterprise and the Environment Summer School at the University of Oxford


Enterprise and the Environment Summer School at the University of Oxford

9-21 July 2017

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