Our research

The Centre works closely with the Grantham Institute – Climate Change and the Environment and the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis. Imperial College Business School launched the MSc Climate Change, Management & Finance in September 2016 in partnership with the Grantham Institute.

Research themes

Financing climate-ready infrastructure

Accelerating lower-carbon and climate-resilient cities, transport systems, and energy networks.

Routes to scale in clean energy investing

Investigating new forms of investing, new types of investors, and barriers to growth.

Managing in carbon constrained economies

Research into the financial returns from sustainable management and impact on firms from carbon pricing.

Recent reports

Understanding Green Bonds

Understanding Green Bonds

Going Beyond Green: Do Listed Clean Energy Infrastructure Shares Make Financial Sense for Investors?

Firm Power Parity: A Framework for Understanding the Disruptive Threat of Solar & Storage

Growing Green Finance


Selected academic publications

Biffis E, Blake D, Pitotti L, et al., 2016, The Cost of Counterparty Risk and Collateralization in Longevity Swaps, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol:83, ISSN:0022-4367, Pages:387-419


Rujeerapaiboon N, Kuhn D, Wiesemann W, 2016, Robust Growth-Optimal Portfolios, Management Science, Vol:62, ISSN:0025-1909, Pages:2090-2109


Slowak AP, Taticchi P, 2015, Technology, policy and management for carbon reduction: A critical and global review with insights on the role played by the Chinese Academy, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol:103, ISSN:0959-6526, Pages:601-619


Martin R, Muuls M, de Preux LB, et al., 2014, Industry Compensation under Relocation Risk: A Firm-Level Analysis of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, American Economic Review, Vol:104, ISSN:0002-8282, Pages:2482-2508


Staffell I, Green R, 2014, How does wind farm performance decline with age?, Renewable Energy, Vol:66, ISSN:0960-1481, Pages:775-786


Martin R, de Preux LB, Wagner UJ, 2014, The impact of a carbon tax on manufacturing: Evidence from microdata, Journal of Public Economics, Vol:117, ISSN:0047-2727, Pages:1-14