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Certificate in ESG Investing Curriculum

New registrations for the Certificate in ESG Investing will use the 2024 syllabus and topic weights below, which includes an updated curriculum with new case studies, additional practice questions, and a second mock exam.

2023 Certificate Syllabus and Topic Weights

2024 Certificate Syllabus and Topic Weights

2023 Certificate Syllabus and Topic Weights

The 2023 syllabus for the Certificate in ESG Investing balances questions across topics as follows:

View the 2023 Certificate in ESG Investing syllabus.

Topic Topic Weight

Overview to ESG Investing and the ESG Market

8–15%

Environmental Factors

8–15%

Social Factors

8–15%

Governance Factors

8–15%

Engagement and Stewardship

5–10%

ESG Analysis, Valuation and Integration

20–30%

ESG Integrated Portfolio Construction and Management

10–20%

Investment Mandates, Portfolio Analytics and Client Reporting

5–10%

 

2024 Certificate Syllabus and Topic Weights

The 2024 syllabus for the Certificate in ESG Investing balances questions across topics as follows:

View the 2024 Certificate in ESG Investing syllabus.

Topic Topic Weight

Overview to ESG Investing and the ESG Market

8–15%

Environmental Factors

8–15%

Social Factors

8–15%

Governance Factors

8–15%

Engagement and Stewardship

5–10%

ESG Analysis, Valuation and Integration

20–30%

ESG Integrated Portfolio Construction and Management

10–20%

Investment Mandates, Portfolio Analytics and Client Reporting

5–10%

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