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How can you maximize opportunity in the evolving landscape of sustainable investing?

In today's dynamic financial world, focusing on sustainability is no longer optional — it's essential.

As the global leader in investment education, CFA Institute offers sustainability certificates that help you navigate the fast-paced world of sustainable investing — from complex regulatory changes to green market opportunities — with industry-leading insights and career-defining curriculum. Wherever you are on your sustainable investing journey.

The gold standard in green

Explore your own learning path through our sustainability certificates: the foundational Certificate in ESG Investing and the advanced Climate Risk, Valuation, and Investing Certificate. This curriculum is more than a certificate, it's the gold standard in sustainable investing — and a seal of excellence that opens the doors to a world of impact.

New to using ESG factors in investment decisions?

Get started on your sustainable investing journey with the Certificate in ESG Investing, a foundational certificate that will give you a general understanding of how to prioritize sustainability, ethical practices, and social responsibility in the investment decision process.

Expand Your Skill Set

Advance your sustainable investing knowledge.

By practitioners, for practitioners, our Climate Risk, Valuation, and Investing Certificate uses a curriculum based on research from around the globe and real-world scenarios to prepare learners to apply climate-related factors to investment decisions.

Advance Your Career

CFA® Charterholders, meet today's market demands.

You are the expert in your field. As climate considerations become an unavoidable part of today's investment decision-making process, be prepared to meet client and market demands with the Climate Risk, Valuation, and Investing Certificate.

Gain Your Edge

Knowledge. Career. Connection.

From collaborative learning communities with fellow practitioners around the world to in-depth analysis tools, CFA Institute's sustainability certificates will empower you to mitigate risk, maximize opportunity, and truly make an impact.

Industry-leading credibility Learn from the industry's top practitioners and earn a certificate from the global leader in investment education.
Practical skills & resources Created by practitioners for practitioners, get the tools you need to succeed in today's investing market—from day one.
Learning communities Build and expand your network of investment professionals from around the world.
Career progression & development Advance your career and increase your earning potential with in-demand skills.
A global approach Close any sustainable investing knowledge gaps and see investing through a global lens.
Research & insights Access the latest research and insights to sharpen your sustainable investing understanding.

Climate Risk, Valuation, and Investing Certificate

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Advanced learning. Gold-standard insights.

From the experts, for the experts. With our new Climate Risk, Valuation, and Investing Certificate, you'll gain practical and applied skills and knowledge from practitioners across the globe.

Grounded in a wide understanding of climate investing, the curriculum includes a unique cohort experience that enables community building, expands your network, and provides the ideal structure and support for success.

  • Who should earn this certificate: Investment practitioners and other professionals who require advanced knowledge and practical application of climate-related factors to conduct analysis, valuation, and portfolio construction.
  • Approximately 100 hours of self-study, over 6 months of cohort study
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Certificate in ESG Investing

ESG investing is complex and has implications for all investment portfolios. We help you make sense of it.

Being able to incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions and beyond is fast becoming essential.

Our Certificate in ESG Investing provides the building blocks to meet this growing demand. With this core knowledge and skill set, you're able to support your clients better and play a crucial role in prioritizing sustainability, ethical practices, and social responsibility.

  • Who should earn this certificate: Investment practitioners and other professionals who need the knowledge and skills to analyze and integrate material ESG-related factors into their day-to-day roles.
  • Approximately 100 hours of self-study
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