California Leads the Way on Climate

Professor Laura Tyson, affiliated with SAIF at Berkeley, co-authors an insightful article exploring California’s leadership in climate policy. The piece emphasizes the state’s innovative strategies and impact on global environmental initiatives.

Commercial GEOINT – how to profit from a booming space economy

SAIF’s Co-Faculty Director Prof. Panos Patatoukas recently revised his study on the effects of big data on capital markets. Using a dataset of 4.8M satellite images, this research offers critical market insights for hedge funds

Sam Bankman-Fried and Elizabeth Holmes may just be the tip of the corporate fraud iceberg that costs the economy $830 billion annually, study says

After many of the recent convictions on corporate fraud, Fortune magazine covered some of the research done by SAIF Co-Faculty Director, Adair Morse, on the subject. The study delves into the intricacies of white-collar crime, uncovering its frequency and financial impact.

PBS Newshour: Biden takes economic message on the road clip featuring SAIF's Senior Advisor Laura Tyson

PBS Newshour clip featuring SAIF’s Senior Advisor Laura Tyson discussing how the Biden administration is barnstorming the country this week to mark the one-year anniversary of their landmark Inflation Reduction Act. Recent indicators of a growing economy are key to President Biden’s message as he heads into the 2024 election.

Haas MBA student team nabs $75,000 for supply chain startup at Impact Pitch Competition

The Haas newsroom reports on the 4th Invest for Impact Pitch Competition and the 15th Sustainable Investment Fund Report.

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The Era of Markets ended in 2019. What comes next?

The relationship between business and society is shifting. A world threatened by climate change, pandemics, and war is a world in which the state is likely to intervene more aggressively in business. “I don’t think it is correct to say that we no longer have markets, but the neoliberal idea of markets is no longer what dominates,” said Laura Tyson, Faculty Director of SAIF, in the Financial Times.

Business leaders on how they navigate ESG backlash: ‘The language needs to change’

Laura Tyson, Faculty Director, is quoted in Fortune on how focusing more on the “environmental” component of ESG will help avoid criticism that comes with a general, catch-all term. “I like the idea of a distinguishing ‘E’ and talking about climate-led investing,” she said. She added that some investors who oppose social and governance corporate policies may be willing to support more climate-conscious investing decisions.

U.S. to spend $10 billion to boost small businesses

Adair Morse, Faculty Director, is quoted in Wall Street Journal.

Windmills off the shore

Joe Biden must take a global lead on climate risk disclosure

Laura Tyson, Faculty Director, writes for the Financial Times.

In the News

Demand grows for student-led impact investment funds – Financial Times [December 2020]

Social purpose: how business schools around the world measure up – Financial Times [October 2019]

Haas unveils revamped sustainable and impact finance program – Haas Newsroom [September 2019]

Sustainable Finance Goes to Business School – Wall Street Journal [June 2019]

Haas Pilots Impact Investing Practicum – Poets & Quants [June 2018]