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2018 International Conference in Environmental Finance

Introduction

The 2nd International Conference in Environmental Finance 2018, organised by the University of South Australia, Faculty of Finance and Banking by Ton Duc Thang University and Politecnico di Milano, will take place 8-9 November 2018 at UniSA’s City West Campus in Adelaide, South Australia.

The conference will be an excellent opportunity for academics, doctoral students, and practitioners to share interests, present research papers, discuss current and challenging issues in environmental finance and other related topics.

The conference chairs and the scientific and organising committees welcome the submission of research papers in all areas of environmental finance. Please see submission details and important dates on the Call for Papers page.

Institutions

University of South Australia (UniSA)

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

With almost 32,000 students, the university is South Australia’s largest and in 2016 was ranked 24th in the QS World University Rankings for institutions under 50 years old. The Times Higher Education list of world universities places UniSA in the world’s top 2% for 2016.

UniSA offers degree programs across a wide range of subjects including business, law, education, arts and social sciences, health sciences, information technology, engineering and the environment. A total of 88 percent of UniSA graduates surveyed in 2014 were satisfied with the quality of their program.

We believe a university's reputation is determined largely by the quality of its graduates, and are proud that more than 90 per cent of our graduates now in full-time work are employed in professional occupations within four months of completing their degrees.

 

Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU)

Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU), a young and aspiring university in vibrant Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s economic and educational hub, is proudly committed to Vietnam’s human development and sustainable growth into the 21st century.

Established in 1997, TDTU has steadily developed into one of the largest and fastest growing universities in Vietnam. The most significant milestone of such amazing growth is the inauguration of our main campus in Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City in August 2011. Equipped with modern facilities and state-of-the-art instruments,  it allows for the consolidation of many academic disciplines. The old campus in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City, however, is still maintained and is now dedicated to the university’s vocational mission when it was first founded.

Apart from the two main campuses in Ho Chi Minh City, TDTU also has two regional campuses. One is in Nha Trang, one of the most beautiful and busiest marine cultural and tourism hubs in Vietnam. The other is in Ca Mau City, the purpose of which is to meet the educational and training needs of students from the Mekong Delta’s provinces. Last but not least, TDTU is currently having another 52-hectares-campus constructed in the highland town of Bao Loc in Lam Dong Province.

Regarding academic organization, TDTU has 30 undergraduate and graduate programs with many interdisciplinary research opportunities. Our academic faculties offer rigorous curricula in addition to professional training and continuing education for working professionals. TDTU currently confers bachelor and master degrees in most of its academic curricula whereas doctorates are also offered in selected fields.

 

Politecnico di Milano (Polimi)

Established in 1863, Politecnico di Milano is one of the most outstanding technical universities in Europe, and it is the largest school in Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design in Italy.

Politecnico di Milano is confirmed the best university in Italy by the latest QS World University Ranking 2016. As for the last QS World University Rankings by Faculty 2015, PoliMi was ranked among the first 10 technical universities in Europe and within the top 25 technical universities in the world. Politecnico di Milano is also proud to be a member of IDEA League and of Alliance4tech, two strategic alliances among leading European universities of Technology, Science and Engineering.

Politecnico di Milano is organized in 12 Departments and in a network of 4 Schools of Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design; and consists of 7 Campuses with a central administration and management. Schools take care of education, whereas Departments are devoted to research.

Politecnico di Milano offers innovative programmes at all academic levels. Thanks to a strong internationalization policy, many programmes are taught entirely in English, attracting an ever-increasing number of talented foreign students, which now form a diverse community with more than 100 nationalities.