First emission of green bond in the nuclear sector

Bruce Nuclear Generating Station is a nuclear power station located on the eastern shore of Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada. On the date of 23 November 2021, it has made a relevant announcement, the issuance of $500 million bonds. The news is that this issuance will consist of green bonds, the first one emitted in the nuclear power sector. Civilian nuclear power […]

Bitcoins consume more energy than Argentina!

Bitcoins consume more energy than Argentina! In mid-February, the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance published the Bitcoin Electricity Consumption index, an online tool assessing Bitcoin’s consumption of electric energy to that of countries. The evaluation was conducted calculating the total USD mining revenues, then estimating the part spent on electricity and average cost per KiloWatt […]

The optimization of logistics according to Ermes-X

Bocconi Students for Sustainable Finance has had the opportunity to start a collaboration with the VGen Mi team, a student association that aims at realizing researches in different sectors and sharing them with startups and innovators. Some members of the two associations had the chance to interview Eglis Mella, one of the three young co-founders […]

Prada, the first luxury industry brand to sign sustainability-linked loan

Prada is an Italian luxury fashion house founded in 1913 by Mario Prada and his brother Martino. Today Prada designs, manufactures, promotes and sells high-end leather goods, ready-to-wear and footwear through various brands, and it is one of the most popular luxury brands in the world. But Prada is also a company who is paying […]

BSSF is recruiting!

Bocconi Students for Sustainable finance is recruiting! The second semester has started and BSSF is looking forward to grow and recruit new members to continue its mission. We are looking for new students who – like us – are interested in the issue of sustainable development, especially from a financial viewpoint. Our association is organized […]

BSSF’s Christmas Tree

We are happy to announce that to celebrate its first festive season the association has planted an Avocado Tree in Kenya, joining the Treedom community. The reason behind this decision is twofold. On one hand, it aims at showing BSSF commitment to a greener and more sustainable planet. Secondly, it represents a wish for the […]