How Corporate Directors and Banks Respond to Climate Change

Feng (Jack) Jiang, Associate Professor of Finance

Climate change impacts so much more than we realize

Climate change is one of the most pervasive challenges of our time and recent spikes in extreme weather events (such as wildfires, floods and tropical storms) have made policymakers and researchers concerned about potential impacts on the economy. This webinar will delve into the responses of distinct stakeholders, such as corporate directors and bankers, to the complexities of climate change. Specifically, the focus will be on their reactions to climate-driven natural disasters and rising sea levels.

Feng (Jack) Jiang earned his PhD in finance from the University of Iowa in 2012. Jiang joined the faculty at UB in 2013, where he is an associate professor of finance and Dean’s Fellow in the School of Management. Jiang's main research interests lie in corporate finance, behavior finance and social/climate finance. He has published extensively in top finance journals and received numerous awards for research excellence.