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GIGS Sustainability, ESG, and Value Creation Conference Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada - Oct 5-7, 2023

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Call For Papers

The Global Initiative for Governance and Sustainability (GIGS) is now accepting paper submissions for the Sustainability, ESG, & Value Creation Conference, taking place at the breathtaking locale of Niagara Falls, Canada, on October 5-7, 2023. We invite researchers and experts to submit their original research papers that break new ground in understanding sustainability, ESG, and green finance.

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This highly-selective event aims to create an immersive, dialogue-driven space that fosters innovation, collaboration, and rigorous academic exchange. The conference will span two intensive days, featuring six to eight curated paper presentations, each one offering a unique exploration of cutting-edge research, and a thought-provoking panel discussion with renowned experts in the field.

This conference is designed to bring together leading scholars, industry experts, policymakers, and thought leaders, providing a unique platform to share, debate, and shape the future of sustainability, ESG, and green finance. Attendees will have the opportunity to delve into the latest research findings, practical implications, and transformative ideas, while also networking with like-minded professionals and establishing connections for future collaborations.

This conference focuses on a small number of presentations, which ensures a high level of interaction, feedback, and scholarly discussion around each presented paper. Additionally, a distinguished panel of world-class speakers will be discussing and analyzing the implications of these novel ideas and approaches.

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The selected papers will ideally explore topics such as:

  • Innovative sustainable finance mechanisms

  • ESG and financial performance

  • Green bonds and their effectiveness

  • Sustainable investing and shareholder value

  • Illicit financial flow

  • Climate risk and its financial implications

  • The role of governance in promoting sustainability

Please use the form below to submit your paper by August 20, 2023. Submissions must include an abstract of 500 words maximum, along with the full paper.


Join us in shaping the dialogue around sustainability, ESG, and value creation. We look forward to your contributions to making this inaugural event a landmark in the world of sustainable finance research.

Conference co-chairs:

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Paper Submission

Please complete the form and upload the paper in PDF format only. Make sure to include the title of the paper, the names of the authors, and their affiliations.

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