4th Annual Conference
[Hybrid - In-Person and Online]

1-2 July 2024



Athens | Greece

Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)

In partnership with

The University of Sheffield, University of Bradford, University of Southampton, Cardiff University


Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)

Theme: The Role of Accounting, Finance & Governance in the Net Zero Era

The third annual conference of ASFAAG with its partners intends to bring academics, practitioners and policy makers under one platform to initiate a debate on the role of corporations in sustainability and sustainable development. We are inviting papers under the sub-themes:


  1. Climate Finance
  2. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Accounting and Finance 
  3. Sustainable Finance 
  4. Green Banking and Finance 
  5. Sustainability Reporting and Financial Integrity
  6. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Disclosure
  7. Sustainable Public Sector Governance
  8. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Sustainable Finance
  9. Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Integrated Reporting (IR)
  10. IFRS and Sustainability Reporting Standards
  11. FinTech, Innovation, and Sustainable Finance
  12. Sustainable Corporate Governance
  13. Carbon Emission Disclosure 
  14. Emission Trading Systems
  15. Net Zero Emissions and Productivity
  16. Multi-Stakeholder Corporations in Achieving SDGs
  17. Responsible Business Practices and SDGs
  18. Responsible Banking and UN Financial Initiative
  19. Sustainable Poverty Alleviation, Microfinance, and Blue Banking 
  20. Deforestation, Biodiversity, Ecosystem, Global Warming, and Sustainability
  21. Extinction Accounting Framework and Conservation
  22. Environmental Committees and Climate Change
  23. Environment Activist and Civil Society Representation in the Boardroom 
  24. Inclusion in the Workplace, Employee Welfare, and Diversity and Employee Representation in the Boardroom
  25. Female Board Member, Gender Equality, and Gender Pay Gap
  26. Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Modern Slavery
  27. Outsourcing CO2 Emission to the Developing Countries
  28. All other areas of Accounting, Finance, Corporate Governance

Academic Keynote Speaker



Andrew Stark


Alliance Manchester Business School

University of Manchester, UK



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Meet the Editors Speakers


Andrew Stark


Senior Editor

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting



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Stergios Leventis



Journal of International Accounting, Auditing & Taxation



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Eva Liljeblom



Journal of Sustainable Finance & Accounting



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Important Dates

New Submission Deadline

31st May 2024

Notification of Review Results

07 June 2024

Registration Deadline

21 June 2024

Registration Fees

Standard Registration Fee


Full-Time PhD Student Fee


[Morning/Afternoon Tea/Coffee/Snacks &Lunches included]

Conference Awards

ASFAAG Best Paper Award

ASFAAG Best PhD Paper Award

Conference Chair

Prof. George Chalamandaris | AUEB, GR


Organizing Committee

Prof. Sabur Mollah | University of Sheffield, UK

Prof. Saeed Akbar | University of Bradford, UK

Prof. Jill Atkins | Cardiff University, UK

Prof. Collins Ntim | University of Southampton, UK

Prof. Khaled Hussainey | Bangor University, UK

Prof. Manolis Kavussanos | AUEB, GR

Prof. Apostolos Ballas | AUEB, GR

Prof. Georgia Siougle | AUEB, GR

Prof. Andrianos Tsekrekos | AUEB, GR

Prof. Leonidas Doukakis | AUEB, GR

Prof. George Leledakis | AUEB, GR

Prof. Diogenis Baboukardos | AUEB, GR

Conference Partners