Green Fintech : How does the inclusion of digital technologies in finance contribute to sustainability of the financial ecosystem ¿ The case of Europe
Promotor(s) : Artige, Lionel
Date of defense : 4-Sep-2023/8-Sep-2023 • Permalink :
|Green Fintech : How does the inclusion of digital technologies in finance contribute to sustainability of the financial ecosystem ¿ The case of Europe
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|[en] Financial technology, sustainable finance, financial sector, ESG criteria, Fin-Tech, regulations, Sustainable Development Goals. Non-financial reporting, sustainability measurements.
|Business & economic sciences > Finance
|Université de Liège, Liège, Belgique
|Master en sciences de gestion, à finalité spécialisée en Financial Analysis and Audit
|Master thesis of the HEC-Ecole de gestion de l'Université de Liège
[en] Under the never-ending changes occurring in financial landscape which now go beyond financial
performance incorporating other considerations associated with environmental, social, and
technological factors into the decision-making process. Thus, the present research thesis is positioned
at the center of the above combining both the technology innovation and eco-friendly finance. The
objective of this master thesis is to explore in-depth the potential role of financial technology in
contribution to a more sustainable financial ecosystem in the European Union.
Due to the complexity of the subject, we adopted a qualitative study with an exploratory goal. Primary
data is collected through semi-structured surveys circulated to experts in the field. The sample consists
of seven interviewees who operate in different sectors comprising banks, Fin-Tech companies, and
consulting firms. These valuable insights are analyzed and discussed using an identified set of themes
to fully cover the topic, and to contribute to theory to implement the inductive approach we have
Our key findings extracted from our study confirm the link binding financial technology with
sustainability in Europe showcasing that, in addition to the positive outcomes, technology have the
potential to advance eco-friendly practices in the future if treated correctly in term of challenges
associated with the transformative force of financial technology, with obviously is possible the help of
employees’ engagement and collaborative force. We have been able to identify relevant future studies
judged to be essential to clear the fog on the subject.
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