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The Long-Term Investment area works to understand the effects of corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and superior governance standards on listed companies. Research investigates the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance of corporations, sustainable investment strategies, and the role of shareholder engagement and divestment campaigns in the process of long-term investing.

The long-term investment research group aims at delivering outstanding academic research to financial institutions such as asset managers, pension funds, insurance companies, and family offices, to tackle the most pressuring questions regarding a sustainable long-term investment approach.

Core research areas include: Corporate Social Responsibility & Corporate Governance, and Long-Term Investing Approaches. Within these research areas, the Smith School is concerned with providing the answers to the following research issues.

The Smith School is closely collaborating with the University of Oxford’s Said Business School and the Global Projects Center at Stanford University on research topics related to finance and investing.