Online Short Course in Sustainable Finance



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Gain an in-depth understanding of the social and environmental pressures facing the current financial system, and explore how sustainable finance strategies can create long-term value for business and society.

You'll walk away with:

An understanding of the strategic implications of sustainability challenges on financial systems, including capital management in private sector businesses and public sector policy formation.

An understanding of how the current financial system can be rewired to positively impact society and enhance your organisation’s long-term financial value.

Strategies and frameworks for responding to financial risks posed by social and sustainability issues, including impact investing, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing, and positive screening.

Enhanced core competencies for the public and private sector, including managing complexity, systems and long-term thinking, and collaborative approaches.


Course outline

Over the duration of this online short course, you’ll work through the following modules:

Module 1
Introduction to sustainable finance

Learn about the current financial system.

Module 2
Steering capital for a sustainable future

Investigate the flow of capital in the financial system.

Module 3
Strategies that work for sustainable finance

Explore sustainable finance approaches.

Module 4
Rewiring risk and return

Understand the relationship between risk and return, and the impact on sustainable finance.

Module 5
Sustainable finance solutions

Learn about the key attributes for promoting sustainable finance.

Module 6
The role of the public sector in sustainable finance

Investigate the role of the public sector in sustainable finance.

Module 7
Trends, disruption, innovation, and sustainable finance

Explore megatrends and the innovations required to deal with them.

Module 8
Creating impact

Develop an action plan that promotes sustainable finance in your environment.

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CB2 1QA Cambridge , United Kingdom