In the Academy’s main course, you will learn about all the key terms and main historical landmarks of sustainable investing, and explore different ESG criteria. Infused with many case studies and examples, this course will take you through the main approaches to sustainable investing, performance, shareholder activism and fiduciary responsibility.
What you will learn
The course will start with tackling the key terms, such as corporate social responsibility, green investing, fiduciary responsibility and materiality. You will explore the history of sustainable investing, ESG criteria, look at SRI labels, at different types of strategies and approaches, and their financial performance.
Once you have established what sustainable investing is, you will then explore what it can do:
Sustainable impact and how to measure it
Influencing companies and shareholder activism
How to compare different types of sustainable funds
The evolving concept of fiduciary responsibility
The course narrative provides case studies referring to real life examples with specific companies, regulators and international organizations.