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Olaf Weber is a Professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development. In addition, he holds the position as the University of Waterloo's Research Chair in Sustainable Finance and is Senior Fellow of CIGI. His research and teaching interests address the connection between financial sector players, such as banks and sustainable development and the link between sustainability and financial performance of enterprises. His research focus is on the impacts of the financial industry on sustainable development, the role of voluntary and regulatory mechanisms for the financial sector to become more sustainable, social banking and impact investing, the materiality of sustainability risks and opportunities for investors and artificial intelligence as a tool to analyze environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance.
SUSM 602: Theories and Concepts of Sustainability Management
SUSM 701: Theories and Concepts of Sustainability Management
ENBUS 650: Environmental Finance
SUSM 650: Sustainable Finance
ENBUS 409: Special topic course, Sustainable Finance
Weber, O., & Hogberg-Saunders, G. (2018). Water management and corporate social performance in the food and beverage industry. Journal of Cleaner Production, 195, 963-977.
Cui, Y., Geobey, S., Weber, O., & Lin, H. (2018). The Impact of Green Lending on Credit Risk in China. Sustainability, 10(6), 2008.
Weber, O., & Feltmate, B. (2016). Sustainable Banking and Finance: Managing the Social and Environmental Impact of Financial Institutions. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.
Weber, O., & Remer, S. (Eds.). (2011). Social Banks and the Future of Sustainable Finance. London: Routledge.
- Ph.D. - Technical Faculty, University of Bielefeld, Germany
- M.A. - Department of Psychology, University of Mannheim, Germany