Call for Papers: Special Issue on Climate Changes and Sustainable Finance

Modern Finance invites researchers worldwide to contribute to a special issue on climate changes and sustainable finance. This initiative seeks to consolidate high-quality research that explores the impact of climate change on financial systems, innovative sustainable finance strategies, and how finance can contribute to global sustainability efforts.

Themes of Interest:

  • Climate Risks and Financial Markets: Assessing the impacts of climate change on financial markets, including climate-related risks, opportunities, and their implications for investment and risk management.

  • Sustainable Investment Strategies: Examining innovative investment strategies that integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, and their effectiveness in achieving sustainable financial outcomes.

  • Climate-Friendly Technologies and Finance: Analyzing the role of finance in driving the adoption of clean energy technologies, sustainable infrastructure, and other climate mitigation solutions.

  • Policy and Regulatory Frameworks: Investigating the influence of regulatory frameworks and policies on sustainable finance, and proposing policy recommendations to accelerate sustainable investments.

  • Climate Reporting and Disclosure: Studying disclosure practices and reporting mechanisms for climate-related financial information, promoting transparency and informed decision-making.

  • Impact Investing for Climate Solutions: Exploring impact investing approaches that drive positive environmental outcomes while ensuring financial returns, with a focus on climate-centric projects.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Manuscript Types: We welcome original research articles, review papers, case studies, and short communications.
  • Methodologies: Empirical, theoretical, computational, and experimental approaches, as well as interdisciplinary studies, are encouraged.
  • Diverse Voices: In alignment with MF's commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity, we strongly encourage submissions from scholars based in developing regions and those from underrepresented communities globally.

Why Publish in this Special Issue?

  • No Fees: We impose no submission, processing, or publication fees, promoting equitable access to publication opportunities.
  • Open Access: Widespread dissemination of your research through an open-access policy.
  • Swift Peer Review: Benefit from a swift peer review process; we aim to make the first decision in no longer than 30 days.

Submission Deadline: June 30, 2024

To submit your manuscript or to find more details about the submission process, please visit our website: Submission Guidelines. Please indicate the Special Issue submission in the cover letter.

Please circulate this call for papers within your network.