The EFAG centre builds on the school’s current excellence in the areas of Ethics, Finance, Accountability and Governance. The centre conducts quantitative and qualitative research in these areas by bringing together an experienced team of inter-disciplinary Durham University researchers working with colleagues at leading international universities. The expertise of the centre is complemented by a group of internationally excellent scholars, practitioners who are affiliated as associate members and advisory board members.
The EFAG centre interacts with, and has an impact on, the finance industry, governmental and professional bodies, stock exchanges and supra national bodies. Three impact case studies were submitted by core members to the UK’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2021:
Professor Carol Adams – Rethinking value creation for sustainable development
Professor Habib Ahmed- Islamic finance in sustainable development
Associate Professor Anna Tilba – Governance and investment practices of UK pension funds
EFAG has an active events programme. Including conferences, workshops, webinars and seminars. EFAG members contribute to prestigious overseas conferences sponsored by key regulators and policymakers such as Central and Development Banks, United Nations, World Bank, etc. Members of the Centre have attracted external research funding from organisations and research institutes.
EFAG Strategic Objectives
EEFAG promotes intelligent debate and understanding of ethical finance, faith-based finance, socially responsible investment, governance and accountability.
We take a critical approach to studying organisational and societal challenges, engaging in collaborative and inter-disciplinary research that has an impact.
If you would like to find out more about the El Shaarani Centre for Ethical Finance, Accountability and Governance, please email our team.
El Shaarani Centre for Ethical Finance, Accountability and Governance
Durham University Business School
Mill Hill Lane
Durham DH1 3LB
United Kingdom, UK
+44 (0)191 334 5200