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Diego Vargas Maldonado

Diego Vargas is an International Relationship student from Ecuador, passionate about sustainability and finance from a young age. His main motivation is to spread awareness about the importance of sustainable finance in his culture so that, together as a community, we can develope a better future.


Graduated from physics school, Diego Vargas is currently pursuing an International Relationships career in University of Azuay. As a student, he feels a growing interest in developing himself as a finance professional getting on with sustainability in order to grow a green market in his country of origin.

Diego Vargas Maldonado


Financing the civic energy sector: How financial institutions affect ownership models in Germany and the United Kingdom

17 November 2015
Addresses the concept of civic energy concerning the municipal ownership of energy systems in the UK and Germany by contrasting their banking systems to demonstrate how social and cultural values have shaped the civic energy sector. In turn, this demonstrates the importance of financial institutions in the low-carbon transition.