The Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance (RBF) is a research centre based at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Launched in 2011, the Centre acts as a platform for academics and practitioners and gives them access to the latest research on responsible banking and investment topics and the opportunity to exchange and discuss common issues and areas of interest. The Centre aims to promote high calibre academic research about issues that are at the core of the today's globalised society.
The research interests of RBF members and affiliates include:
- Credit Unions
- Corporate Governance in Banking
- Ethics and Banking
- Long term risks of financial institutions and markets
- Responsible Investment
- Carbon Finance
- Culture and Religion in Business, Banking & Finance
- Insider Trading
The Centre organises and hosts events for research students and emerging scholars working in the area of responsible banking and finance in order to foster communication and collaboration within the academic community.