Understand the Risks, Discover the Opportunities
While climate change poses significant financial risks, transitioning towards a more sustainable, low carbon future is also creating new opportunities, including in sectors like renewable energy, green infrastructure, and green financial instruments. Climate-related risks and opportunities in climate investing are increasingly seen as material factors to be included in investment decision making.
The new Climate Risk, Valuation, and Investing Certificate provides a practical approach to build the knowledge and skills you need to integrate climate considerations into valuation and portfolio construction processes. Develop the expertise to simplify complex climate concepts and facilitate effective communication with stakeholders and clients.
For Practitioners by Practitioners
This advanced climate certificate directly addresses the practical integrations and considerations of climate related matters in valuation and portfolio constructions. It develops skills using application-based activities and content based on case studies from around the world enabling learners to apply climate-related investment principles to real-world scenarios.
As a learner you progress through the climate certificate as part of a cohort with other professionals. Connect with investment professionals around the world and engage with the curriculum through a combination of self-study, online discussion, peer reviews, and optional live events.
Why Earn a Certificate in Climate Investing?
Learn from established practitioners to build the practical skills required in a growing number of investment decisions.
Gain skills and resources to identify opportunities, improve valuations, and mitigate risks.
Meet evolving demands and understand considerations that are increasingly an essential part of the industry.
Learn from a curriculum that is built on the latest industry research and practice so you stay up to date in the evolving landscape of investing.
Advance in your career by demonstrating your skills and commitment with a certificate from a trusted provider.
Build your network and learn as part of a diverse cohort of investment professionals from around the world.
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What Skills Will You Be Able to Put Into Practice?
Communicate and explain climate science concepts and climate risk adaptation and mitigation considerations for companies and investors.
Analyze a company's transition plan, how these activities will be financed, and the risks and opportunities to the company and its investors
Analyze a company's climate disclosure and risks (including physical risks using data from insurance providers).
Integrate climate considerations and risks into a financial model and adjust projections and discount rates to revise a valuation.
Analyze the financial projections of an investment project (private equity, venture capital, real estate, or infrastructure), including a range of scenarios, and adjust it by integrating climate factors.
Analyze and adjust a portfolio so it is aligned with a net-zero pathway.
Analyze a company's environmental resolution and provide a recommendation for conducting an engagement activity.
Learn in a Cohort of Professionals and Build Your Network
The climate certificate is made up of five online courses of 20-25 hours each.
You progress through these courses in a cohort of other learners, so you interact and share ideas with other investment professionals.
- Join a community, engaging with other learners online, while a facilitator helps discussions and understanding, and answers questions.
- Network with groups of other learners and continue conversations from the certificate.
- Attend optional live events online where you can interact with an expert on each subject.
- Complete assignments based on practical case studies, while peer review helps you learn from a wider group of students.
- Pass a multiple-choice final assessment to demonstrate your knowledge with a certificate.
Explore the Role of Climate in Investing
Explore a world of research on the role of climate considerations in investing and regulation in articles and papers from the Research and Policy Center. Listen to leading practitioners in the industry discussing their views in The Sustainability Story series of podcasts.
The latest articles and podcasts include:
Climate is Collective: Understanding climate scenarios and the role that scenario analysis plays for issuers and investors alike.
Date: 07 December 2023
Time: 12pm HKT | 4:00am GMT
Time: 11am EST | 4:00pm GMT
Is this Climate Certificate Right for Me?
The Climate Risk, Valuation, and Investing Certificate is an advanced certificate that builds on existing foundational investment knowledge. It is for investment professionals involved in analysis, valuation, and portfolio construction, and for those who need to understand the unique needs and challenges of these processes.
- It addresses the knowledge and skills required of investment decision makers.
- It is designed for a wide range of professionals including analysts, portfolio managers, relationship managers and people who aspire to be in these roles.
If you need to build foundational knowledge in sustainability before enrolling in the Climate Risk, Valuation, and Investing Certificate you can take the Certificate in ESG Investing.
If you want an introduction to climate change issues and their impacts on business and finance, you can take the Climate Finance course.