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.
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.
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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Research & Policy Center
A force for change in the global investment industry, our Research & Policy Center is helping to create a better society via research insights, the advancement of ethics, and more.
The Sustainability Story Podcast
Speaking with sustainability and ESG thought leaders from around the world, The Sustainability Story podcast is your front line to what's now and what's next in the marketplace.
Our webinar series features a range of sustainability and investing topics to keep you informed and in-the-know.