The International Conference on Sustainability, Environment, and Social Transition in Economics and Finance (SESTEF)-2022

Conference dates

13 Dec 2022 - 15 Dec 2022


University of Paris-Saclay, France


International Conference on Sustainability, Environment, and Social Transition in Economics and Finance
December 13-14-15, 2022

The 2022 International Conference on Sustainability, Environment, and Social Transition in Economics and Finance is jointly organized by Audencia Business School, University of Southampton, UMI SOURCE, University Paris-Saclay, University of Ottawa and Paris School of Business with the support of Gaia (Audencia Business School) & Center of Research for Energy and Climate Change - CRECC (Paris School of Business). The conference is scheduled for 13 to 15 December 2022 in Paris, France. This international event aims to provide academics, policymakers, and practitioners with a valuable forum for discussion and debate on the c issues and challenges that interrelate energy, environment, sustainability, social transition, economics and Finance.

We look forward to welcoming new research papers from the following areas:

✔ Econometrics of energy markets
✔ Energy and financial market interactions
✔ Energy issues in developing and emerging markets
✔ Energy policies for low carbon transportation
✔ Energy transition
✔ Electricity networks, smart-grids, electricity demand
✔ Financial and economic analysis of energy markets
✔ Mathematical and quantitative Finance
✔ Derivatives analysis
✔ Intergenerational choices under global environmental change
✔ Hydroelectricity and water management
✔ Natural resources, risk, welfare and social preferences
✔ Oil and shale gas
✔ Renewable and low carbon technologies policy
✔ Environmental economics
✔ Natural resources and environmental issues
✔ Analysis of environmental policy
✔ Further development of valuation techniques and novel applications
✔ Environmental behavior and responses to regulation
✔ Analyses of exhaustible, renewable and non-renewable resources and resource policy
✔ Analyses of the carbon cycle, accumulating pollutants, such as greenhouse gases
✔ Environmental problems in developing countries
✔ Degradation of natural resources and health problems caused by pollution
✔ Topics of energy economics related to the environment
✔ Topics of agricultural economics related to the environment
✔ Valuation and value based management
✔ Eco-investments
✔ Risk management
✔ International finance
✔ Public finance – national and local level
✔ Financial management in public sector
✔ Sustainable finance
✔ Health economics
✔ Low carbon economy / transition economy
✔ Corporate finance
✔ Public finance
✔ Risk management
✔ Corporate sustainability
✔ Transition to green economy
✔ Sustainable development
✔ Capital markets
✔ Financial instruments, green financial instruments (i.e. green or climate bonds)
✔ Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)

UVSQ, UMI SOURCE - Versailles, University Paris-Saclay (13th in Academic Ranking of World Universities - Shanghai 2021).

Interested authors can submit their research papers (in PDF files), no later than September 17th, 2022 via the conference website:

● September 17th, 2022: Submission deadline (Extended abstract or full paper, PDF files)
● October 7th, 2022: Notification
● October 31th, 2022: Registration deadline
● December 13-14-15, 2022: Conference event

The conference offers publications opportunities for high quality submitted papers in the following associated journals (information about VSI on the conference website)

Elsevier’s Research in International Business and Finance is pleased to sponsor an award of $1000 (USD) for the best paper presented at the conference, as well as an award of $1000 (USD) for the best doctoral student paper presented.

Rob Angell, University Saouthampton, UK
Ramzi Benkraiem, Audencia Business School, France
Emilios Galariotis, Audencia Business School, France
Stéphane Goutte, UMI SOURCE, University Paris-Saclay, France
Khaled Guesmi, CRECC – Paris School of Business, France
Samir Saadi, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Canada

Should you have any questions, please reach out to Pr. Stéphane Goutte at