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Take part in the Chair’s Green Finance Challenge with HSBC!

Take part in the Chair’s Spring semester student competition. Open to all current students of the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) and the École d’affaires publiques (EAP).

Deadline: Extended – 17 February

The Challenge:

You will be assigned to a mentor to work on one of the topics below, in small groups, in order to produce a short white paper. 


  1. Assessment of the indirect carbon emissions (Scope 3 upstream and downstream): how to progress towards a homogenous and benchmarkable reporting ? 
  2. SMEs and increasing European non-financial regulatory disclosures : more constraints or new opportunities ? 
  3. Diversity Equity and Inclusion: What are the best business models to integrate DE&I and best practices and KPIs to measure it?
  4. Biodiversity: What are the best practices and the most reliable KPIs of biodiversity preservation and restoration in the sectors:  Food, Infrastructure, Energy, Metal & Mining, Apparel?

HSBC Mentors:

–           Guylaine Deniel, Head of Sustainable Finance Advisory and Structuring

–          Thomas Caron, Business Development Manager

–          Dominique Lecompte, Senior ESG Research Analyst at HSBC Asset Management

–          Shehani Thanthrilage, Senior ESG Research Analyst at HSBC Asset Management

If you are interested in taking part in the challenge, send us your candidature by email at sdctchair.info@sciencespo.fr!

You need to include your CV and short motivation (2-3 lines) to join this challenge, including which topics interest you the most.

Best of luck!

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