Satyajit Bose

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, School of Professional Studies

Affiliated with: Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management (SPM)

Affiliated with: M.S. in Sustainability Management


BIOGRAPHY: Satyajit Bose teaches sustainable investing, cost benefit analysis and mathematics, and serves as Associate Director of the Program in Sustainability Management. His research interests include the value of ESG information, carbon pricing, the link between portfolio investment and sustainable development in emerging markets and the optimal use of environmental performance metrics for long horizon investment choices. He is co-author (with Dong Guo and Anne Simpson) of The Financial Ecosystem: The Role of Finance in Achieving Sustainability, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2019. Satyajit has extensive expertise in investment banking, asset management, financial restructuring and automated weather risk management. Among other positions, he was a mergers & acquisitions banker, directed quantitative trading strategies at a convertible arbitrage hedge fund managing $1.5 billion in assets and developed machine learning algorithms to optimize weather-based decision tools.


Only select projects listed below
Name Start Date End Date
A Method to Quantify the Social Impact of Investments in Publicly-Traded Emerging Markets Equities 4/1/19 3/31/20
Carbon Pricing as a Policy Instrument to Decarbonize Economies: How to Assess Cap-and-trade vs. Carbon Tax 10/27/18 4/27/19
China Sustainable Development Indicator System (CSDIS)
Development of a Parsimonious Set of City-level Environmental Performance Metrics for Jiyuan, Henan, China 1/1/14 6/30/14
Environmental, Social, and Governance Analytics Scoring Application 8/15/13 12/31/14
IndexAmericas: IDB´s Corporate Sustainability Index 7/9/18 12/31/18
Inter-American Development Bank Case Study 4/26/19 10/31/19
Pollution Reduction and Job Creation in China, Lessons from the U.S 12/1/15
Research and Development for Sustainability Education in China 11/30/18 10/31/23
Sustainability Metrics
Executive Sustainability Training Workshop for the Inter-American Development Bank 1/15/20 2/29/20
The Financial Ecosystem: The Role of Finance in Achieving Sustainability 12/1/19
Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Consumer Products (under development) 1/1/20
Scientific review of the Sustainability Boosting Program® of Enel X Global Retail 12/1/22 12/31/23
Use of Plant Protection Products on Flower Production and Effects on the Environment and People 9/1/23 5/31/24
Review, Strengthen, and Position the Enel X Sustainability Boosting Program as Best Practice among the Most Authoritative Programs in the Sector 12/1/22 12/31/23


S. Bose, D. Guo & A. Simpson. The Financial Ecosystem: The Role of Finance in Achieving Sustainability. October 2019 Palgrave Macmillan: New York.

S. Bose, D. Guo & A. Simpson. The Financial Ecosystem: The Role of Finance in Achieving Sustainability. October 2019 Palgrave Macmillan: New York.

S. Bose, A. Bridges & K. DeFrancia. “Carbon Pricing as a Policy Instrument to Decarbonize Economies.” ENEL Foundation Report. Available at September 2019.

S. Bose & A. Springsteel. “The Value and Current Limitations of ESG Data for the Security Selector.” Journal of Environmental Investing. Vol 8:1 September 2017.

D. Guo, S. Bose, K. Alnes. “Employment Implications of Stricter Pollution Regulation in China: Theories and Lessons from the U.S.” Environment, Development & Sustainability December 24, 2015 DOI: 10.1007/s10668-015-9745-8

M. Puma, S. Bose, S.Y. Chon, B. I. Cook.  “Assessing the Evolving Fragility of the Global Food System.” 2015 Environmental Research Letters. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/2/024007.

C.J. Hanlon, A.A. Small, S. Bose, G. S. Young, J. Verlinde. “Automated decision algorithm applied to a field experiment with multiple research objectives: the DC3 campaign.” Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 2014. DOI: 10.1002/2014JD021922