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Swiss real estate market: new evaluation of ESG practices of 128 investment vehicles Published on 19.06.24
Swiss real estate market: new evaluation of ESG practices of 128 investment vehicles
The Center for Risk Management at Lausanne (CRML) at HEC Lausanne (UNIL), in collaboration with Quanthome SA, has published the latest results of its tool for assessing the ESG criteria of Swiss real estate funds: PRESS scores (Public Real Estate Sustainability Switzerland). Since last year, the methodology has evolved to extend coverage to more than 20,000 properties, representing some 200 billion Swiss francs.
Finfluencers: lucky trend setters or skilled financial experts? Published on 30.05.24
Finfluencers: lucky trend setters or skilled financial experts?
Welcome to the third and final episode of our Digital Revolution Trends podcast series!
Exploring new ways of teaching financial accounting Published on 16.05.24
Exploring new ways of teaching financial accounting
At UNIL, an innovative project led by Prof. Garen Markarian (HEC Lausanne) is radically transforming the way students learn financial accounting. Discover how a renewed pedagogical approach, combined with a captivating visual identity, can boost student engagement.
Esther Duflo, Nobel Prize in Economics, invited for a conference on the campus Published on 11.03.24
Esther Duflo, Nobel Prize in Economics, invited for a conference on the campus
Winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics for her work on fight against poverty, Esther Duflo will be present on UNIL campus on April 23 for an exceptional conference entitled "Towards an Equitable Future: Economy, Climate and Poverty". This event is for all those concerned with acting now in the face of the climate and social emergency. (English language with simultaneous translation into French. Registration required).
Plung into the heart of research and innovation with Hecoutreach.ch! Published on 19.02.24
Plung into the heart of research and innovation with Hecoutreach.ch!
What is research at HEC Lausanne? Why are we all involved in this research ? How are students prepared to become the players of change? Join us in the bubbling world of ideas and innovation that is HEC Lausanne by exploring hecoutreach.ch!
PRESS scores: an essential tool in sustainable finance Published on 06.12.23
PRESS scores: an essential tool in sustainable finance
Based exclusively on data publicly available, PRESS scores (Public Real Estate Sustainability Switzerland) meet a growing demand for transparency in the Swiss real estate fund market. Developed by researchers from the CRML at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and Quanthome SA, with the financial support of Banque Cantonale Vaudoise and the University of Lausanne, they represent an essential tool for all players willing to make informed decisions in the field of sustainable finance.
Several awards were conferred to professors to recognize the quality of their teaching Published on 30.11.23
Several awards were conferred to professors to recognize the quality of their teaching
The Dean's Office of the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne) at the University of Lausanne has granted 22 "HEC Lausanne Best Teacher Awards" to honor educators for the success of their courses with students.
Academic excellence: thesis prizes winners 2023 Published on 27.11.23
Academic excellence: thesis prizes winners 2023
Nine PhD graduates from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne were awarded prizes during the Annual Doctoral Event on Thursday November 23rd, 2023. The Dean’s Office warmly congratulates the researchers concerned.
Congratulations to the Ph.D. graduates of 2023 Published on 27.11.23
Congratulations to the Ph.D. graduates of 2023
35 students obtained a PhD degree from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne in 2022-2023. Prof. Boris Nikolov, Vice-Dean in charge of the Doctoral School, warmly congratulated them for their achievement during the Annual Doctoral Event on November 23rd, 2023.

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