Forthcoming Events

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5th Global Conference on Economic Geography 2018

The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment is pleased to host the Welcome Reception at this year's 5th Global Conference on Economic Geography 2018 at the University of Cologne from 24th to 28th July 2018. Opening remarks by Professor Gordon Clark on Tuesday 24th July at 19:20 pm will feature information about the freshly published New Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography. The theme for this year's conference, the biggest dedicated to economic geography will be 'Dynamics in an Unequal World' and will include cutting edge research on how the map of the world economy is changing, why it is changing and what we should do about it. Abstracts are still being sought with the deadline of 15th March and further information about the conference can be found on the conference website.


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Forthcoming Courses


Enterprise and the Environment Summer School

1-13 July 2018

The Enterprise and the Environment Summer School is designed, delivered and managed by the University of Oxford. It is a programme intended for undergraduates, as well as recent graduates and young professionals passionate about leading environmental change in business, NGOs or the government sector. The Summer School combines our world class faculty, cutting edge research and expert practitioners; they will explore topics with you such as environmental economics and policy, enterprise management, financial markets and investment to approach critical environmental challenges in the 21st century.

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Sustainable Finance Foundation Course 2018

9-13 September 2018

We are inviting applications for our Sustainable Finance Foundation Course (SFFC) in 2018. The SFFC was launched in 2016 has been designed and developed by the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme as an introduction to sustainable finance for current and future leaders working in a range of sectors, for example: staff at environmental NGOs who would like to help the global financial system create better environmental outcomes; civil servants and regulators working to develop policies that can foster the development of sustainable finance; executives working in financial institutions that need an introduction to sustainability, the environment, and climate change as they relate to finance and investment; philanthropic funders looking to navigate sustainable finance topics so as to support the most impactful activities; and trustees or company directors that want to understand how sustainable finance relates to their fiduciary duties.

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