Sustainable Investing

Duration 2 days
Degree Course certificate or 3 ECTS Credits (assessment required). The credits are mandatory for the CAS Sustainable Finance or can be transferred to the DAS/MAS in Finance.
Target Audience This course is designed for practitioners in the financial sector who want to understand the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of sustainability and their implications for investment decisions and asset management approaches.
Fees CHF 1 500.– tuition
Tuition covers all materials and breaks. Travel and accommodation are not included.
Information University of Zurich, Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth
Department of Banking and Finance
Plattenstrasse 32, 8032 Zürich and
Description Completing the executive course on Sustainable Investing allows participants to distinguish the different concepts and definitions of sustainability and «sustainable and responsible investments» used in financial markets. They gain an in-depth understanding on the international SRI markets; they learn to identify different SRI investor profiles and to assess and accompany their investment decisions accordingly. This includes major assessment tools and key performance indicators used for SRI risk analysis and performance measurement as well as in-depth insights into the practice of sustainability reporting and rating that are needed to make informed SRI investment decisions.
Participants develop systematic knowledge of the different investment strategies in SRI and understand key elements and specialties of SRI-based asset management techniques for both listed investment as well as selected thematic investments. Finally, the course strengthens participants’ consulting and decision competencies in SRI for different profiles of SRI investors.
Voraussetzungen Die Teilnehmenden verfügen über einen Hochschulabschluss sowie mehrjährige
Berufserfahrung. Grundkenntnisse der Finance werden vorausgesetzt.
November (Please check our website for accurate dates)