The Principles of ESG Investing

Learn the principals of ESG investing and how to identify associated risks and opportunities

As ESG and ESG investing climbs to the top of the agenda for many financial institutions, this virtual course will explore the opportunities, challenges and the regulatory developments that are associated with this exciting discipline.

Discussions led by expert speakers will focus on the EU taxonomy, emergence of biodiversity as an ESG risk, and developments in ESG ratings and scorings.

Participants will explore the role of impact investing and how to influence corporate behaviour with ESG engagement. This course will consider how to approach climate risk from an E,S and G standpoint as well as identify potential key areas of growth in the ESG market.

What will you learn?
  • Identify the risks and opportunities associated with ESG

  • Explore current and upcoming regulatory developments

  • Developments in ESG scoring and ratings

  • How to create successful engagement programmes within your business 

  • Understand how to adapt investment strategies to the effects of climate change

  • Understand the key areas of growth that the ESG market is moving towards 

Who should attend?

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to:

  • Investment management

  • Asset management

  • Financial analysis

  • Portfolio management

  • Governance and stewardship 

  • Risk management

  • ESG  

  • Sustainability 

Sessions include
  • An introduction to responsible investing

  • Regulatory developments 

  • Data and materiality

  • Integrating ESG into investment strategies

  • ESG engagement in corporate culture

  • The role of impact investing

  • The effect of climate risk 

  • Developing ESG and sustainable investing 

Pricing options

We offer flexible pricing options for this course:

  • Early bird rates - save up to $500

  • Group booking rate - save over $1500

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Live Virtual training courses


Our live virtual training courses have been designed to engage and inspire you. Much more than a webinar, our approach includes:

  • Technical content compressed into 60-minute interactive sessions and spread out over two, three or four days

  • Facilitated collaboration including Q&A, interactive polling and group workshops

  • Live interaction with subject matter experts – get your questions answered in real time

  • Receive comprehensive course materials and supporting content from to reinforce your learning

  • Stay connected with other learners and extend your network by joining our dedicated LinkedIn group for course participants

_'s inaugural ESG & Sustainable Investing virtual event is bringing together leading experts to explore how ESG principles and sustainable investing will re-shape the global financial market.

Discussions led by leading experts will focus on Natural capital, ESG derivatives, global risks and opportunities, standardisation and reporting, technology, US policies and more.



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