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Focus on ESG
Starting 8 December 2021
or 6 April 2022
Delivered online over 5 weeks
Starting 8 December 2021 or 6 April 2022

Delivered online over 5 weeks

The rise of ESG investing and what it means for investors and corporates


We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements and deliver it face-to-face or digitally. Contact Ted Bailey or call +44 (0)20 7017 4174.

Focus on ESG

What you'll learn

  • Understand ESG and its key drivers from an investor and corporate perspective
  • How ESG differs from SRI and Impact Investing
  • Improve your knowledge of topical areas including climate risk, the rising importance of social issues, and biodiversity
  • ESG ecosystem, data and rating agencies issues
  • Understand how investors are integrating ESG into the investment management process across asset classes
  • Effective engagement and how investors can work with companies after COP 26 to lift their ambitions and make commitments to Net Zero
  • The dangers of greenwashing for investors and corporates. Does ESG live up to the hype?
  • Understand why ESG is a Board level issue and how corporates can embed it across the organisation
  • Best practice integration of ESG into corporate reporting and communication with capital markets and investors
  • Identify material issues and metrics taking into account important ESG frameworks and standards including TCFD, SASB and GRI
  • How to invest personally in a more responsible way

How you'll learn

  • A module is released each week for five weeks
  • The learning is in bitesize chunks so it does not impact on your normal working day
  • You'll learn via video content, quizzes and other materials
  • You'll be able to interact with the trainer and other students on the discussion forum
  • After the five weeks is over, you have two months to review the material

Key Information

  • Starting dates: 8 December 2021
  • Course fee: £599 + VAT if applicable
  • Course leader: Toby Bates

Why choose IFF?

  • TRACK RECORD – we have over 20 years’ experience of providing training to the banking, finance and energy sectors 
  • INNOVATION – our courses are continually reviewed so you can be sure they are focusing on the most current issues
  • KNOWLEDGE – all of our trainers are highly experienced practitioners and leading subject matter experts so you can be confident you are learning from the very best 
  • SMALL CLASS SIZES – to aid learning and increase your personal interaction with the trainer 
  • VALUE – we provide a practical training experience with skills that can be used immediately to gain a tangible return on your investment 
  • ACCREDITATION – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC)