Essentials of Sustainable Finance
The Sustainable Finance programme is a comprehensive 3-day journey designed to demystify the complicated landscape of sustainable finance. It’s tailored for investment managers, corporate leaders, banking executives, and operational financial personnel who are keen on aligning financial strategies with sustainability goals.
15-17 May 2024
£3,968 + VAT
15-17 May 2024
£3,968 + VAT
The Sustainable Finance programme is designed to provide a robust understanding of how financial strategies intersect with sustainability goals, thereby enabling participants to make informed decisions in their respective fields.
Over 3 days, participants will analyse topics such as Corporate Social Responsibility, stewardship, carbon management, climate risk mitigation, and the financial strategies required for a Just Transition. The curriculum includes practical sessions on assessing environmental risks, navigating reporting obligations, and understanding the financial implications of carbon emissions. Additionally, the programme explores the importance of diversity and inclusivity in corporate performance within the sustainable finance arena. Through real-world case studies, interactive discussions, and online micro-modules, participants will gain a pragmatic understanding of integrating sustainable finance initiatives into their business models to meet regulatory mandates and drive innovative strategies amidst environmental and social changes.
Benefits and career impact
- Develop ESG evaluation skills.
- Gain proficiency in ESG reporting.
- Carry out environmental risk and opportunities assessments.
- Understand strategies to mitigate and adapt to climate risk.
- Strengthen your organisations disinformation resilience.
- Create a diverse and inclusive structure.
- Gain expertise in comprehensive carbon management.
- Establish an effective sustainable finance strategy.
This programme aims to inform, involve and inspire its participants regarding the fundamentals and multi-faceted aspects of sustainability. Learn from diverse Cambridge Judge Business School faculty and sustainability experts who will examine the complex and evolving landscape of sustainable finance, and the strategies and tools to navigate within this landscape. The programme has been designed to be interactive and collaborative to address the real and existing environmental and social challenges. Participants will have a deep understanding of the root causes of the current problems and debates, and discuss about the future of sustainability.
- Investment managers, managers of large corporations, manufacturers, energy consumers, CO2 emitters.
- Investors and other stakeholders interested in sustainability.
- Bankers who are focused on meeting their sustainable finance targets.
- Operational staff within the finance team such as the CFO, Head of Finance, or Finance Manager.
- Executives of organisations who need clarity on how climate or social change risks will affect their bottom lines.
This programme is a comprehensive 3-day journey designed to demystify the complicated landscape of sustainable finance. It’s tailored for those who are keen on aligning financial strategies with sustainability goals. By engaging in real-world case studies and interactive discussions, attendees will not only enhance their understanding but also be better equipped to drive innovative, resilient strategies in the face of environmental and social changes, making them invaluable assets to their organisations in achieving sustainability and financial objectives.
Faculty and speakers
Learn from our world-class faculty who bring fresh insights from their leading-edge research into all of our Executive Education programmes. The Academic Programme Directors (APDs) for the Essentials of Sustainable Finance programme are Professor Raghavendra (Raghu) Rau and Professor Oğuzhan Karakaş.
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Speak to a programme advisor
If you have any questions or would like to discuss how this programme could benefit you or your organisation, please get in touch with the programme advisor.