CESF Certified Expert in Sustainable Finance

The global economy has grown rapidly in the last 200 years, but this achievement has come at the cost of climate change and environmental damage. With increased environmental awareness among nations and people, a global strive towards sustainable development is now growing.

$3,790.00

Location: Baku, Azerbaijan

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  • Course Overview

    The global economy has grown rapidly in the last 200 years, but this achievement has come at the cost of climate change and environmental damage. With increased environmental awareness among nations and people, a global strive towards sustainable development is now growing. You may ask yourself what does this have to do with finance? Making the necessary change, transformation of our economies and societies require commitments, innovations and, last but not least, finance and investments.

    Sustainable Finance can help steering the global economy towards sustainability and accelerate the necessary change. The financial sector has an important role in deciding where capital flows and by implication where it does not flow to. In this course, you will learn about creating impact, managing sustainability risks, and benefiting from sustainable business opportunities.

    Furthermore, it will familiarize participants with the business, regulatory and technical perspective of sustainable finance and will acquaint them to take an active part in the discussion around the topic. The course aims to enable financial professionals to integrate Sustainable Finance related aspects into their work through new knowledge and tools for advising their clients and business partners.

  • Benefits of Attending
    • Gain a comprehensive understanding of sustainable finance principles, frameworks, and practices, enhancing their expertise in the field
    • Learn how to integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into financial decision-making
    • Identifying and mitigating ESG-related risks, contributing to better risk management practices within their organizations
    • Emphasize governance considerations, empowering participants to contribute to improved corporate governance structures and practices
    • Emphasize governance considerations, empowering participants to contribute to improved corporate governance structures and practices
    • Gain insights into international sustainability frameworks and standards, ensuring that their organizations align with global best practices
    • Exposure to emerging trends and technological advancements in sustainable finance enables participants to stay ahead of the curve and contribute to innovative practices within their organizations
    • Contribute to strengthening the company’s commitment to CSR and sustainable business practices
    • Learn about sustainability reporting frameworks, helping organizations enhance transparency and effectively communicate their sustainability efforts to stakeholders
    • Align of financial activities with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Who Should Attend

    The program is relevant for individuals with roles in finance, investment, risk management, corporate governance, and sustainability.

    • Finance managers
    • Financial analysts
    • Investment bankers
    • Asset managers
    • Portfolio managers
    • Risk managers
    • Credit risk analysts
    • ESG risk analysts
    • Compliance officers
    • Governance officers
    • Board members
    • Corporate secretaries
    • Internal auditors
    • Sustainability officers
    • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) managers
    • Sustainable business practitioners
    • Accountants
    • Auditors
  • Certification Body

    The GAFM was founded in 1996 by the original founders of the Graduate Leadership Society. The Founders of our Standards Board are CEOs, Executives, Professors, and industry experts from around the globe. We desire to raise education standards and ethics in the business and management industries.

    The Standards Policy Board awards specialized board certifications, designations, and charters in the fields of: finance, accounting, management, and consulting fields to qualified professionals who have completed internationally recognized or accredited exams & education, government recognized degrees and documented management credentials and experience. Since 1996, the Academy has been promoting accredited graduate standards for certification in business, management, law, and finance. Since the inception with the founding of the Graduate Institute of Leadership in 1996, the Academy has been focused on quality assurance with accredited education, exams, assessment, education, ethics, and continuing education. Further, applicants must also have the necessary experience in practice, research or publications in their respective areas of expertise.

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