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Congratulations to the winners of the Chancellor’s Award 2013!

Many congratulations to four of our ICMA Centre undergraduates who will be honoured at this year’s annual celebration hosted by the Chancellor, Sir John Madejski and Vice-Chancellor, Sir David Bell. The ICMA Centre students awarded the Chancellor’s Award 2013 are; Amy Ho, Juvereya Shoab, Chunxin Zhou and Yunjie Xiao, who are  the top four performing students in last year’s  PartContinue reading

ICMA Centre Alumni Gathering in Athens

We are delighted to invite to you to an ICMA Centre Alumni event in collaboration with the members of the Greek Alumni Association in Athens. Professor Adrian Bell, Head of the ICMA Centre and Dr Nadia Kappou, Director of the MSc Financial Risk Management  will be in Athens for the British Council Exhibition UK and will take this opportunity toContinue reading

New project with Cambridge and 12 global asset managers to advance value of sustainable investing

Dr Andreas Hoepner, Associate Professor of Finance and Rupini Rajagopalan, PhD student, both from the ICMA centre, Henley Business School have been recently working together with the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL) on a new project to advance the value of sustainable investing. This project joins forces with a group of leading asset managers and owners calledContinue reading

Talk on “Steve Jobs’ last gift and yoga meditation”

What does yoga meditation have to do with the late Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple and one of the most creative and innovative entrepreneurs of our time? Before his passing in 2011 he made arrangements that all those attending his memorial service at Stanford University should receive a copy of “Autobiography of a Yogi” by Paramahansa Yogananda, a spiritualContinue reading

How I became a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum – The origins and success story of the PRI

We are delighted to present JAMES GIFFORD, who founded the PRI initiative which now has nearly 1,200 institutions from more than 50 countries as signatories, including many of the world’s largest pension funds, insurance companies, and investment managers. They manage combined assets of more than US $34 trillion. James Gifford was also named in 2010 by the World Economic ForumContinue reading

New study: sustainability ratings are a reliable indicator of countries’ solvency

Munich, 16 October 2013 – There is currently a high level of uncertainty on the international financial markets, due to the budget dispute in the USA surrounding the proposed raising of the borrowing limit. The markets are waiting with bated breath to see whether the Democrats and the Republicans will be able to agree on raising the debt ceiling, whichContinue reading

Talk by Klaus Fridorf, Director of Responsible Investment & Governance at Nordea

We are delighted to present KLAUS FRIDORF, the Director of Responsible Investment & Governance at Nordea. Mr Fridorf holds a Master degree in journalism and joined Nordea Invest in 2008, as Head of Communication. Before joining Nordea Mr Fridorf has among other things worked in the Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries in the Danish Foreign Ministry working with Communication andContinue reading

New partnership with the Association of Corporate Treasurers

The ICMA Centre is proud to announce a new partnership with the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT). ICMA Centre students taking the MSc in Corporate Finance can register to take the Certificate in Corporate Finance and Funding of the ACT alongside the degree. Students will also receive a discount on teaching materials. At the end of the programme two studentsContinue reading

ICMA Centre researchers requested to present to Chinese delegation

Following a request from the British consulate in Shanghai, Dr. Andreas Hoepner, Associate Professor of ICMA centre, Henley Business School, made a presentation of “Sustainability Investment” to Chinese regulators and business leaders at the Association of British Insurers, 8th Oct 2013. Ms Han Yi, Division Director of China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), lead the Chinese delegates from Shanghai Stock Exchange,Continue reading

The Re-Industrialisation of Britain – Problems, Solutions & Prospects

24th October 2013 17:00-21:00 The ICMA centre is pleased to welcome the Worshipful Company of World Traders. Leaders from Finance, Energy, Technology and Pharma will be discussing the latest developments in their own fields and debating one of the key issues facing UK policy makers in the United Kingdom, the re-industrialisation of Britain. Everyone is welcome to continue the discussionContinue reading