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Collaboration between UNIL/HEC and BCV: assessing the sustainability profile of Swiss real estate investments for the first time Published on 31.03.22
Collaboration between UNIL/HEC and BCV: assessing the sustainability profile of Swiss...
Most Swiss real estate investment managers already have clear targets for reducing CO2 emissions and achieving the net zero objective by 2050. This is one of the main conclusions of a study on their commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria conducted by researchers at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, in collaboration with Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV). The study is the first of its kind and will be repeated annually.
The team from HEC Lausanne wins the Swiss CFA Institute Research Challenge for the 8th time! Published on 18.02.22
The team from HEC Lausanne wins the Swiss CFA Institute Research Challenge for the...
A team of students from the Master’s in Finance at HEC Lausanne won the Swiss CFA Institute Research Challenge at the University of Zurich on 20 February. This is the eighth victory for HEC Lausanne in twelve years of taking part in the challenge: an excellent achievement that consolidates its position as an incubator for future financial analysts. The School congratulates both the winning team and Prof. Norman Schürhoff, who supervises them.
HEC Lausanne responds to the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2022 Published on 03.02.22
HEC Lausanne responds to the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2022
Insights into research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL - Following the publication of the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2022, the Faculty of business and economics (UNIL) presents a selection of its recent research related to the risks identified.
HEC Lausanne has got talent - January 2022 Published on 31.01.22
HEC Lausanne has got talent - January 2022
Discover those from the HEC Lausanne (UNIL) community - students, researchers, teachers or staff members - who have been honored or whose success has been celebrated recently.
Prof. Roxana Mihet is the winner of the 2021 competition of the "Sandoz Family Philanthropic Foundation (SFPF)-Monique de Meuron Programme” fostering up-and-coming academics. Published on 21.01.22
Prof. Roxana Mihet is the winner of the 2021 competition of the "Sandoz Family...
A Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance at HEC Lausanne (UNIL), Roxana Mihet was named a winner by the FPFS last December and will receive a highly competitive research fellowship.
The quality of financial research recognized in the CFAR ranking Published on 12.01.22
The quality of financial research recognized in the CFAR ranking
HEC Lausanne (UNIL) has obtained an excellent ranking in the WFA Center for Finance and Accounting Research (CFAR) ranking of the Olin Business School at the University of Washington. It is indeed in the top 50 in the world.
Academic excellence: thesis prizes winners 2021 Published on 03.12.21
Academic excellence: thesis prizes winners 2021
Seven PhD graduates from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne were awarded prizes during the Annual Doctoral Event on Thursday December 2nd, 2021. The Dean’s Office warmly congratulates the researchers concerned.
Eight professors from HEC Lausanne have been highly rated in the Forschungsmonitoring rankings Published on 22.11.21
Eight professors from HEC Lausanne have been highly rated in the Forschungsmonitoring...
Eight professors from HEC Lausanne (UNIL) have scored highly in the VWL Ranking of the Forschungsmonitoring for their publications in leading academic journals, reflecting the excellence and strong academic impact of the research carried out in the School.
Francesco Celentano, new Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at HEC Lausanne Published on 01.09.21
Francesco Celentano, new Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at HEC Lausanne
On August 1, 2021, Francesco Celentano joined the Department of Finance at the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne. His research topics are corporate finance and corporate governance.

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