Sustainability reporting? Maybe not too far

Sustainability reporting? Maybe not too far Last September, under the circumstances of its five years strategy review, the IFRS Foundation published on its website a consultation paper related to sustainability reporting, giving three months to interested parties to comment on it. The IFRS Foundation, the legal entity ruling on the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), […]

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 […]

Asset Managers and Sustainability Commitments: Where Do We Stand?

At the beginning of 2020, BlackRock, the largest asset management firm in the world, announced radical changes in its investment strategy and climate change engagement. Among the actions undertaken by the company, in January BlackRock joined the Climate Action 100+, an investors’ coalition that aims at supporting carbon emissions reduction of the largest corporate greenhouse […]

The First Italian Green Bond

A new and exciting achievement for the green BTP. The first Italian long term green bond is coming. The launch of green BTPs, that will be issued to finance environmental spending and the fight against climate change, is “imminent” and the Mef (Ministero dell’Economia e Finanza) is working towards the goal of a debut within […]

Lucid Motors, are you the new Tesla?

Lucid Motors, one of several companies to have been labeled “the anti-Tesla”, is ready for a huge IPO, with a current valuation of 24 billion, up from the expected 15, without even having sold a single car. Lucid Motors is an American car manufacturer specializing in electric cars. The company was founded in 2007 and […]

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 […]

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 […]