Publications of the Chair

COVID-19 and Climate Change: Should Governments Tie Corporate Bailouts to Environmental Efforts or Strengthen Current Environmental Policies?

2020
Authors :
Julie Ing, Jean-Philippe Nicolaï

This article examines the merits of making aid conditional on environmental efforts.

Corporate environmental reporting: Are French firms compliant with the Task Force on Climate Financial Disclosures’ recommendations?

2020
Authors :
Samira Demaria et Sandra Rigot

This article aims to analyse the compliance of CAC 40 firms with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate‐related Financial Disclosures.

The different types of renewable energy finance: A Bibliometric analysis

2020
Authors :
Luc Elie, Caroline Granier, Sandra Rigot

This article conducts a bibliometric analysis of the academic publications on the financing of renewable energies referenced in Web of Science up to June 2018. Our analysis reveals 11 main clusters. We highlight the fact that a majority of the sample focuses on market-based policy instruments used to support renewable energy development.

Techno-economic assessment of solar energy coupling with large-scale desalination plant: The case of Morocco

2020
Authors :
Maryème Kettani et Philippe Bandelier

This paper examines the cost competitiveness of an extra-large-scale (275,000 m3/d) solar-powered desalination, taking as a case study the Chtouka Ait Baha plant in Morocco.

No-regret Pollution Abatement Options: A Correction of Bréchet and Jouvet (2009)

2020
Authors :
Antonin Pottier, Adrien Nguyen-Huu

In "Why environmental management may yield no-regret pollution abatement options", Ecological Economics, 2009, Bréchet and Jouvet claim to have theoretically shown that profits maximizing firms can reduce pollution compared to laissez-faire and increase their profits. We correct multiple errors in their paper, with the conclusion that their claim no longer stands.

A systematic review of the energy and climate impacts of teleworking

2020
Authors :
Andrew Hook, Victor Court Benjamin K Sovacool and Steve Sorrell

The aim of this article is to identify the conditions under which teleworking leads to a net reduction in economy-wide energy consumption, and the circumstances where benefits may be outweighed by unintended impacts.

Sustainable finance in Japan

2020
Authors :
Kim Schumacher, Hugues Chenet & Ulrich Volz

This article examines the role of sustainable finance and investment in Japan and how the Japanese financial sector can mitigate growing climate risks and support Japan's transition towards a zero-carbon, sustainable economy.

Corporate social responsibility and corporate governance:The role of executive compensation programs

2020
Authors :
Sandra Cavaco, Patricia Crifo, Aymeric Guidoux

Article published in Industrial Relations (Avril 2020) This article examines the relationship between corporate governance and corporate sustainability by focusing on an essential component...  

Digitalisation of goods: a systematic review of the determinants and magnitude of the impacts on energy consumption

2020
Authors :
Victor Court and Steven Sorrell

This article studies the contribution of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to a low carbon economy.

Optimal Policy and Network Effects for the Deployment of Zero Emission Vehicles

2020
Authors :
Guy Meunier, Jean-Pierre Ponssard

This working paper analyzes the impact of indirect network effects in the deployment of zero emission vehicles in a static partial equilibrium model.