Fundamentals of Sustainable Finance

This course will introduce participants to the concept at the heart of Sustainable Finance, its historical origin and rapid development. Within in each of the course’s three modules, participants will study the importance of incorporating sustainability requirements into the current financial system and challenges involved in doing so.

What you will learn
  • Understand the most important concepts at the core of Sustainable Finance and acquire an overview of key concepts used in the market

  • Receive an introduction to the wider world of Sustainable Finance and learn how it is being mainstreamed in different industries within the financial system

  • Gain an overview on the current EU-related legislations, where they are now, where we are heading and discover the related opportunities and challenges of Sustainable Finance in the EU
Content

Module 1 – Introduction to Sustainable Finance

This module will explain the historical development of sustainability since the emergence of the concept of CSR. During the module, participants will discover the role of global warming as a driver for climate change and learn how climate risks might affect business. The module will also highlight the financing needed to tackle these factors and the role of private capital in bridging the current investment gap.

Module 2 – The Wider World of Sustainable Finance

This module will introduce how sustainable finance is being mainstreamed in different industries in the financial system. Participants will be introduced to different players, initiatives, commitments and products in three of the mains financial industries: Capital Markets, Asset Management and Banking.

Module 3 – Legislative Development in the EU and the Future of Sustainable Finance

This module will detail the latest sustainable finance legislative developments taking place at an EU level including for instance: EU strategy for 2050, the EU action plan for Sustainable Finance and the EU taxonomy. Participants will learn about where the EU Sustainable Finance ecosystem is heading in the months and years to come, and identify where the opportunities and challenges will lie.

Upcoming courses
Webinars: 3 days – 2h session each day from 9h – 11h
Next sessions: Coming soon!
600 € (excl tax) per participant for 6 hours
Dates for our next sessions are in the works. Stay tuned for the upcoming dates!
Prerequisites

No prerequisites are attached to this course as this is the introductory course in Sustainable Finance.

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