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The 28th Annual SRI Conference
November 1–3, 2017 | Hotel del Coronado | San Diego, CA

Moskowitz Prize

The Moskowitz Prize is a global award that recognizes outstanding academic research on a topic germane to the field of sustainable, responsible, impact (SRI) investment industry. Presented annually at The SRI Conference, The Moskowitz Prize is awarded by the Center for Responsible Business at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley.

The Prize is named after research pioneer Milt Moskowitz, one of the first researchers to look for the connection between good corporate citizenship and profitability.

Summaries of the winning studies are available through the Center's website.

2016 Moskowitz Prize Winner

"Impact Investing"

Brad Barber, University of California Davis
Adair Morse, University of California Berkeley
Ayako Yasuda, University of California Davis

Other Recent Prize Winners 


"Climate Change and Firm Valuation: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment"

Philipp Krueger, University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute; Swiss Finance Institute


"Socially Responsible Firms"

Allen Ferrell, Greenfield professor of securities law, Harvard Law School

Luc Renneboog, professor of corporate finance, Finance Department of Tilburg University; director of graduate studies, Center for Economic Research, Tilburg University

Hao Liang, PhD candidate in finance, Tilburg University  


"Does Corporate Social Responsibility Lead to Superior Financial Performance? A Regression Discontinuity Approach"

Caroline Flammer, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada


“Active Ownership”

Elroy Dimson, London Business School; University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Oguzhan Karakas, Boston College - Department of Finance
Xi Li, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management 


“Does Corporate Social Responsibility Affect the Cost of Capital?”

Sadok El Ghoul, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Omrane Guedhami, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
Chuck C. Y. Kwok, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
Dev R. Mishra, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon 



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