Call for Papers: UC Berkeley Center for Responsible Business Invites Applicants for 2017 Moskowitz Prize for Responsible Investing

The Center for Responsible Business at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business (Berkeley-Haas) has announced a call for papers for the 22nd annual Moskowitz Prize.

The Moskowitz Prize is a unique academic award recognizing outstanding quantitative research in sustainable and responsible impact (SRI) investing. The prize was named for Milton Moskowitz, one of the first investigators to publish comparisons of financial performance of screened and unscreened portfolios.

Winners will receive a $5,000 award and be recognized November 1–3, 2017 in San Diego, CA at The SRI Conference, the largest and longest-running conference serving impact-oriented investment professionals and institutional investors in North America. A breakout session on the winning paper will be featured in the conference program.

Entries are reviewed by an independent jury of scholars and investment professionals. The winner is determined based on practical significance to responsible investment practitioners, appropriateness and rigor of quantitative methods, and novelty of results.

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DEADLINE: Studies must be submitted by 11:59pm PST, June 30, 2017. The competition is open to authors of studies relevant to responsible investing. Studies may be published or unpublished. Unpublished studies should be of a quality appropriate for publication in a peer-reviewed academic journal. For details about the submission process:

About the Berkeley-Haas Center for Responsible Business
The mission of the Center for Responsible Business at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley ( is to develop leaders who redefine business for a sustainable future. The Center connects students, businesses, and faculty to mobilize the positive potential of business to build a more equitable, inclusive, and sustainable society. Building on more than a decade of research, teaching, and engaging with business, we educate and provoke thoughtful debate. We encourage sustainability-minded research and its application in the marketplace of commerce and ideas. Berkeley-Haas is recognized as the Best Green MBA program by The Princeton Review and ranked #1 globally for CSR and ethics by The Financial Times.

About the SRI Conference
The 28th annual SRI Conference ( will be November 1–3, 2017, at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, CA. Produced by The SRI Conference and Community, LLC in partnership with many organizations working to direct investment capital toward the creation of a truly sustainable future, The SRI Conference is the premier annual forum for investment professionals and investors engaged in sustainable, responsible, impact (SRI) investing. Conference participants include investment professionals, institutional investors, and related organizations. The program features educational sessions and opportunities to network with hundreds of like-minded individuals, organizations, and leaders in the field of Sustainable, Responsible, Impact investing.

For assistance with The SRI Conference registration and sponsorships, contact Krystala Kalil at 888-774-2663 or