MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative

Florian Berg

Florian Berg is a Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he co-founded the Aggregate Confusion Project–a research project aimed at advancing more rigorous, coherent methods of ethical ESG integration and decision-making.

Florian's research interest covers sustainable investing with a focus on ESG ratings, the disagreement between different rating agencies, and how it affects investors, firms, as well as academic research.  At MIT Sloan, he has produced multiple award-winning papers, including "Aggregate Confusion: The Divergence of ESG Ratings," which was selected as Editor's Choice by the Review of Finance.  As an ESG subject matter expert, Florian is a frequent guest lecturer and presenter, having presented his research to several global business schools, asset management companies, government agencies, and academic conferences. His insights have appeared in dozens of news and media outlets, including The Economic Times, Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and Bloomberg. 

Florian received his PhD in economics from Paris-Dauphine University. During his PhD, he held a visiting research position at ETH Zurich, and worked as a quantitative researcher at Amundi Asset Management and as a quantitative strategist/ trader at Alphadyne Asset Management.

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Florian Berg

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