Publications of the Chair

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.

Behavioural perspectives for post-pandemic environmental policy

2020
Authors :
Guy Meunier and Ingmar Schumacher

In this article we use the recent Covid-19 crisis to investigate what motivates individuals in their decisions to deal with two externalities, namely disease transmission, in particular social distancing, and the willingness to undertake green expenditure.

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.

Regional clusters for the energy transition a cost-benefit analysis

2020
Authors :
François TEYSSIER D’ORFEUIL

This report uses the cost-benefit analysis framework to assess the economic efficiency of the Zero Emission Valley, both from the private and public perspectives, compared to a diesel mobility status quo scenario.

What policies for the hydrogen sector? Lessons from city buses

2020
Authors :
Guy Meunier, Jean Pierre Ponssard

This note identifies the two major handicaps to be overcome by the hydrogen sector in transport and uses the example of buses to illustrate the public policies that can overcome these obstacles.

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...