GSF Training Information Repository

This repository contains information of international and local training on green and sustainable related subjects. It was identified and compiled by the GSF Centre’s Capacity Building Working Group based on industry practice and is not exhaustive. The GSF Centre will review and update the repository on an ongoing basis.

* Suggestions and feedback are welcome. Please send them to the e-mail address: hkcgsf@hkma.gov.hk.

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      Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC)

      The AIGCC Climate Change Training for Investors (online)

      The AIGCC Climate Change Training for Investors provides online courses covering the fundamentals of climate change science and global commitments; financial impacts and regulatory risks; TCFD framework and reporting; and integration of climate risks and opportunities in investment strategies.

      Upon request

      ~60-120 minutes depending on courses

      CFA Institute

      Certificate in ESG Investing

      The CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing offers both practical application and technical knowledge in the fast-growing field of ESG investing — an opportunity to both accelerate progress and demonstrate purpose.
      The certificate and learning materials were developed by leading practitioners for practitioners, and have been recognized by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), an independent body that seeks to encourage investors to use responsible investment to enhance returns and better manage business risks.

      Syllabus Topics

      • Introduction to ESG and ESG market‧ E, S and G Factors
      • Engagement & Stewardship
      • ESG Analysis, Valuation & Integration
      • ESG Integrated Portfolio Construction & Management
      • Investment Mandates, Portfolio Analytics and Client Reporting

      USD 675

      130 study hours (average)

      Chartered Institute for securities and investment & Chartered Banker Institute

      The Green and Sustainable Finance Certificate

      The level 4 Green and Sustainable Finance Certificate is the first global, benchmark qualification for the green finance sector. It has been updated for 2020 to encompass broader aspects of sustainability, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

      • Prepare for a career in green and sustainable finance - this qualification provides an overview of the sector and will help kick start your career
      • Available to all - there are no entry requirements for the Green Finance Certificate, and no prior knowledge of the Green Finance sector is assumed
      • Globally-recognised qualification - awarded by the Chartered Banker Institute, delivered in partnership with the CISI.
      • A fast and affordable recognition – the certificate can be studied for using online resources at your own pace (130 hours of study time required), and is assessed via a 1-hour, 50-question test, delivered online with instant results
      • Access to higher level qualifications - The certificate may be studied on a standalone basis but can also act as a contributory module to the three modules required for the Professional Banker Diploma offered by the Chartered Banker Institute

      GBP595

      130 study hours (average)

      Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI)

      Climate Bonds’ Green Bond Training (online/ in-person)

      The CBI's Green Bond Training provides an overview of how this market has developed, where it stands, its structure, its main stakeholders, as well as the benefits for all the actors involved, and the necessary steps to issue a green bond. It comprises four modules with structured theory, case studies, experience sharing, and practical exercises, including:

      • Module 1 - Green bond basics: current state of play, the sustainable debt market, green bond definitions, types and benefits, and the contribution to global goals
      • Module 2- Setting the scene: market stakeholders, green bonds principles and standards, Climate Bonds taxonomy and classification systems, green bond policy landscape
      • Module 3 - Process for issuing a labelled green bond: pre-issuance including green bond framework, issuance, and post-issuance including allocation of proceeds and reporting
      • Module 4 - Green bond market development: global and regional; sovereign green bond market evolution, benefits and impact, and transition finance

      GBP 540

      (Special rates are available for groups of three or more people. For group registrations, please contact us at training@climatebonds.net.)

      7.5 hours/1 Full Day of learning

      Online: three sessions of 2.5 interactive hours each

      In-person: Full day with interactive exercises and discussions

      Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI)

      Deep Dive in Taxonomies (online/ in-person)

      This course provides an international overview of global taxonomy developments based on Climate Bonds' experience developing its taxonomy and supporting other significant classification systems worldwide. This course aims at helping participants better understand these tools, their usage, and structure and to help policymakers and the regulatory community reflect on the pertinence of taxonomies. Learning modules include:

      • Introduction to taxonomies: rationale, definitions, purpose and benefits, taxonomy elements, applications, and global landscape
      • Overview of international practices: CBI Taxonomy, regional & national, sectoral prioritisation
      • Climate Bonds Initiative Taxonomy – detailed sector criteria analysis (3 sectors)
      • Taxonomies development process: pathways for taxonomies development and international harmonisation

      GBP 480

      (Special rates are available for groups of three or more people. For group registrations, please contact us at training@climatebonds.net.)

      6 hours/1 Full Day of learning

      Online: two sessions of 3 interactive hours each

      In-person: Full day with interactive exercises and discussions

      Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI)

      Deep Dive in Verification and Certification (online/ in-person)

      This course gives: i) an overview of the green bond market, ii) an examination of the green bond framework, labelling, and standards, iii) an of criteria and their influence and iv) a round of taxonomies and criteria relevant to the Climate Bonds Standard.

      GBP 480

      (Special rates are available for groups of three or more people. For group registrations, please contact us at training@climatebonds.net.)

      6 hours/1 Full Day of learning

      Online: two sessions of 3 interactive hours each

      In-person: Full day with interactive exercises and discussions

      Columbia Business School

      ESG Investing (online)

      This seven-week online program covers diverse aspects of sustainable investments, focusing on tools and techniques for the effective financial valuation and risk assessment of sustainable asset classes.

      Key Takeaways from the course, after completion a participant will be able to:

      • Examine the origins of the stakeholder movement, which forms the basis for ESG investing
      • Utilize ESG reporting frameworks appropriate for your industry
      • Analyze ESG ratings and supplementary data to ensure sound investment decisions
      • Explain how organizations are responding to climate risk
      • Use ESG data to inform stock picks and portfolio allocation decisions
      • Describe the future of ESG investing and how it will evolve

      USD2,600

      7 weeks

      European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS)

      CESGA - Certified ESG Analyst®

      The Certified ESG Analyst® (CESGA) is a pioneering initiative, in the field of ESG first launched in 2014, aimed to provide the necessary training for the efficient Valuation, Measurement and Integration of ESG issues into investment analysis.

      The general objective is to make accessible to participants the importance of ESG issues in investment processes. On completing the programme students should know how to and understand:

      • ESG impacts on risk and return from various angles
      • Systematization of different ESG investment approaches and strategies
      • The market drivers for further ESG integration
      • Systematically assess difference ESG Reporting standards
      • Responsible investing across asset classes
      • Integration of ESG factors in valuation models
      • Embedding ESG across the whole in the investment process chain

      Friends of the Earth(HK) has been appointed as EFFAS’ Exclusive Partner who help administer the EFFAS CESGA programme in Asia Pacific Region.

      Euro 1,500 - Online Exam
      Euro 1,600 - Physical Exam

      80 to 120 study hours (average)

      Global Association of Risk Professionals

      Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR®) Certificate

      Launched in 2020, the Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR) Certificate was developed in collaboration with senior risk practitioners, climate experts, and sustainability professionals.  The SCR is designed for individuals interested in understanding climate change and the potential risks, regulatory initiatives, reporting requirements and green finance instruments associated with it. Successful completion of the SCR Certificate will empower candidates to help their organizations navigate the potential economic and operational impacts of a changing climate and related risks on their organizations.

      The SCR exam covers the following topics and themes:

      • Foundations of Climate Change: Science and Global Response
      • Policy, Regulations, and Implications
      • Green and Sustainable Finance: Instruments and Markets
      • Climate Risk Measurement and Management
      • Climate Scenario Analysis
      • Current Issues in Sustainability and Climate Risk

      USD525 – USD750 depending on registration timing (early bird/standard) and prior relationship with GARP (non-member, member, certified FRM/ERP):

      Early bird non-member: USD650

      Early bird member: USD550

      Early bird certified FRM/ERP: USD525

      Standard non-member: USD750

      Standard member: USD650

      Standard certified FRM/ERP: USD625

      100-130 study hours (average)

      Global Reporting Initiative

      GRI Professional Certification Program

      Learn about the GRI Standards and their use in sustainability reporting by joining our Professional Certification Program.

      With two flexible learning routes to choose from - online self-paced (Route A) or blended (Route B) - the program provides a unique opportunity to gain expertise and global recognition in sustainability reporting with the GRI Standards.

      EUR1,250

      17 study hours (average)

      Harvard Extension School

      Introduction to Sustainable Finance and Investments (online)

      This course studies finance and sustainability as integrated subjects beginning with an introduction of financial and investment principles and moving through financial analysis, financing, and valuation. The course covers diverse aspects of sustainable investments and offers tools for effective financial valuation and risk assessment.

      Undergraduate credit: USD495 per credit

      Graduate credit: USD775 per credit

      Noncredit status: USD375 per credit

      3.5 months

      International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

      Introduction to Green, Social and Sustainability (GSS) Bonds (livestreamed)

      The course aims at helping participants better understand the mechanics of green, social and sustainability bonds, from the big picture policy context to the underlying drivers of market development, main product features and regulation. The course discusses the Green and Social Bond Principles, the Sustainability Bond Guidelines and the new Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles and explains how they work in practice, including evaluation and selection of eligible projects for funding, the role of external reviewers and guidance on reporting. The course is illustrated with examples from the market, and includes quiz questions for each module.

      Syllabus Topics:

      • Section I – Product Landscape
      • Section II – Green Bond Principles
      • Section III – Social Bond Principles
      • Section IV – Coming to Market
      • Section V – Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles

      Members: EUR 1,150 + VAT (if applicable)

      Non-members: EUR 1,650 + VAT (if applicable)

      24 hours recommended

      (with two 3.5 hour live sessions)

      International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

      Introduction to Green, Social and Sustainability (GSS) Bonds (online)

      The course aims at helping participants better understand the mechanics of green, social and sustainability bonds, from the big picture policy context to the underlying drivers of market development, main product features and regulation. The course discusses the Green and Social Bond Principles, the Sustainability Bond Guidelines and the new Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles and explains how they work in practice, including evaluation and selection of eligible projects for funding, the role of external reviewers and guidance on reporting. The course is illustrated with examples from the market, and includes quiz questions for each module.

      Syllabus Topics:

      • Section I – Product Landscape
      • Section II – Green Bond Principles
      • Section III – Social Bond Principles
      • Section IV – Coming to Market
      • Section V – Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles

      Members: EUR 950 + VAT (if applicable)

      Non-members: EUR 1,200 + VAT (if applicable)

      6 weeks recommended

      International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

      Sustainable Bond Certificate (livestreamed)

      This course is designed for professionals who already have a reasonable understanding of fixed income but need to know more about the theory and real market application of sustainable bonds and all the ICMA principles (green, social, sustainability and sustainability linked), coupled with the rapidly evolving global policy, taxonomies, and other relevant regulation. The course offers practical examples, case studies and presentations from leading market participants (e.g., investors, external reviewers and issuers) to enhance learning. Candidates must pass a exam for certification and programme recognition.

      Syllabus Topics:

      • Sustainable Finance Overview
      • Use of Proceed Principles
      • SLBs + Transition Finance
      • External reviews and reporting
      • Coming to Market
      • Taxonomies
      • Disclosure
      • Standards and Labels

      Members: EUR 3,450 + VAT (if applicable)

      Non-members: EUR 4,490 + VAT (if applicable)

      50 hours recommended

      (with eight 3.5 hour live sessions)

      Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

      PRI Academy (online)

      Provides online training for investment and related professionals on how ESG issues impact company performance, shareholder value and investment decision making.

      Around GBP120-700

      ~90 minutes- 15 hours depending on courses

      SOAS University of London

      Sustainable Finance and Climate Change (online, 2022 entry)

      This course introduces students to the role of finance in the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon economy. Mitigating and adapting to climate change while simultaneously realising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires the deployment of large amounts of capital – capital which isn’t currently provided in sufficient amounts. Moreover, climate change poses significant risk to economies and financial systems alike. At the same time, there are substantial opportunities in financing the green transformation and in aligning investments and finance with environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

      GBP1,600

      2 weeks

      University of Cambridge

      Circular Economy and Sustainability Strategies (online)

      This programme has been designed to help business professionals understand the growing business case for sustainable solutions and what the future of business looks like with sustainability in mind. As a participant, you will also learn how to manage and lead a sustainable business by incorporating circular economy principles into your strategies to support sustainable growth.

      By the end of this programme, you will be able to:

      • Describe the three dimensions of sustainability (society, environment and economy) and how they interrelate.
      • Explain how to build a culture of sustainability.
      • Demonstrate the value of impactful investments.
      • Plot steps for developing a sustainable business model.

      USD2,095

      6 weeks

      University of Cambridge

      Sustainable Finance short course (online)

      The University of Cambridge Sustainable Finance online short course offers insight into the role of finance in creating a more sustainable and resilient global economy. Over eight weeks, you’ll learn about the pressures and trends affecting the current financial system and investigate the strategic business implications of these social and environmental challenges. You’ll also discover how sustainable finance can open up exciting new opportunities and strategically drive long-term business returns.

      GBP2,200

      8 weeks online, 6–8 hours per week

      University of Cambridge (Institute of Sustainable Leadership)

      Business and Climate Change: Towards Net Zero Emissions (online)

      This online short course investigates the business risks and opportunities of climate change from a number of angles. You’ll explore the need to broaden the definition of value to include other forms of capital, the importance of policy and partnership in driving effective change, and the leadership competencies necessary to lead this change.

      The course starts with a grounding in how the changing climate impacts business, the vision of a net zero future, and the demand to repurpose the economic system. You’ll discover what it means to collaborate over and lead a transition to net zero emissions, investigate real-world decarbonisation success stories, and explore the role that technological and behavioural innovation and design can play in creating a net zero future. Finally, you’ll uncover your own potential role in leading this transition in an increasingly volatile and disruptive world.

      Throughout the course, a combination of up-to-date research, practical examples of successful initiatives, and interactive components will help you apply key insights to your own context.

      Skills to be obtained:

      • A meaningful understanding of the organisational risks and strategic opportunities presented by climate change
      • Practical insights and knowledge from real-world examples of successful low carbon initiatives
      • Strategies for leading collaborative efforts and advancing people, profit, and the planet
      • Insights needed to rewire your business model for resilience and profitability over the long term
      • A low carbon transition action plan to start leading change and meeting your personal and organisational sustainability goals

      GBP2,200

      8 weeks

      University of Oxford

      Oxford Leading Sustainable Corporations Programme (online)

      The Oxford Leading Sustainable Corporations Programme takes an executive-level perspective on business sustainability, looking beyond traditional views of measuring business performance to introduce new methods for recognising corporate value and reporting on sustainable practices. Develop the skills needed to drive carbon management efforts, while formulating effective key performance indicators (KPIs) for measuring your corporation’s environmental impact and dependency on natural, social, and human capital.

      Over six weeks, you’ll gain access to expert insights and leading research from across the University of Oxford, enabling you to develop a personal plan for change to promote meaningful sustainability strategies in your organisation.

      On completion of this programme, you'll walk away with:

      • The sustainable leadership skills needed to implement climate risk management and facilitate ESG integration in your organisation, creating long-term value for shareholders and society
      • An understanding of how to formulate effective KPIs to measure the impact of your organisation’s carbon footprint and align them with your corporate environmental sustainability goals
      • A practical action plan that you can use to incorporate sustainability strategies into corporate governance structures
      • Guidance from leading industry experts and research from University of Oxford faculty, and access to the official Oxford Executive Education Alumni group on LinkedIn.

      GBP1,900

      6 weeks

      University of Oxford

      Oxford Social Finance Programme

      This programme helps you build and negotiate multi-sector partnerships and combine capital sources. You will learn directly from world leaders in blended finance, showing you how they structure deals to achieve large scale positive impact.The pandemic, global recession, climate change and shifting geopolitics require new collaborative and creative ways to use capital. The Oxford Social Finance Programme helps you understand the range of sources for capital, and how to deploy and combine them. These include:

      • philanthropic and concessionary capital
      • impact investing funds
      • Development Finance Institutions (DFI)
      • Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) investments.

      Over this six week programme you will:

      • Discover how your own leadership influences and shapes your social finance strategy
      • Learn from and with C-Suite guest speakers from cross-sector, cross-global organisations who have successfully used blended finance at scale
      • Discuss real deals which tap concessionary capital to de-risk investments, trigger impact investing, engage B-Corps and ESG investments to create large scale impact
      • Put theory into practice with experiential learning, working with peers to design real-life, real-time blended finance structures to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
      • Gain experience of tools including development impact bonds, social bonds, and social success notes.

      GBP7,500

      5 days

             
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      HKIB

      ESG Certificate (hybrid)

      This course provides an introduction to ESG initiatives in banking and equip participants with knowledge needed to support them in value creation for a sustainable business model.

      Learners will gain the following knowledge after completion of the course:

      • Fundamental understanding of the latest trends in ESG and review of COP26 agreements.
      • Key environmental, social and governance issues.
      • ESG risks and opportunities impacting banks.
      • ESG regulatory guidelines
      • Sustainability reporting and climate-related disclosures

      HKD800

      3 hours

      HKIB

      Green Finance and Sustainability Certificate (hybrid)

      The course provides comprehensive knowledge, skills and understanding relating to financial business in a digital age and the full spectrum of green and sustainable finance, including but not limited to current market trend, strategic management, and climate-related risk mitigation as part of the transformation to a low-carbon and sustainable world.

      This course provides the following knowledge:

      • An overview of Green Finance and ESG.
      • The latest development, governance factors, good practices and market trends in Green Finance and Sustainability to meet the transformation and changing needs in banking and other financial markets
      • Analyses of major green debt instruments.
      • Factors relevant to ESG investing, valuation of green assets, and the ESG considerations in the investment process.
      • Apply major green finance certifications and ESG ratings in the market to business opportunities and operational processes.

      HKD5,200

      15 hours

      HKSI Institute

      ESG Investing - Part 1 (online)

      This course consists of two modules which provide a high-level overview of the concepts on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and socially responsible investing (SRI).

      HKD420

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      ESG Investing - Part 2 (online)

      This course consists of two modules, which discuss ESG investing, identifying key drivers of its uptake and exploring the characteristics of ethical investors; as well as defining ESG factors and explores case studies that illustrate their impact on companies and investment returns.

      HKD665

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      ESG Investing - Part 3 (online)

      This course consists of three modules, including topics on defining ESG investing strategies and discussing their selection and implementation, as well as scenarios that examine how to work with retail and institutional clients to implement ESG investing.

      HKD665

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      ESG Investing - Part 4 (online)

      This course consists of three modules on green bonds and social bonds, providing an overview of these products and other green assets/sustainable instruments, discussing the emerging global standards, as well as exploring the contemporary green bond market.

      HKD665

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      ESG Investing - Part 5 (online)

      This course provides an overview of impact investing and the key challenges it faces and opportunities it provides.

      HKD445

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      ESG Regulation & Reporting - Part 1 (online)

      This course provides an overview of the European Union’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and its implications for financial firms.

      HKD420

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      ESG Regulation & Reporting - Part 2 (online)

      This course provides an overview of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting and key global reporting guidelines and standards.

      HKD445

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      Climate Risk (online)

      This course provides an overview of climate risk and explores how financial institutions are assessing and managing it.

      HKD420

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      Climate Investments (online)

      This course discusses the trends and market landscape of climate investments, the goals of the Paris Agreement, what is being done, and what can and must be done to address this climate emergency.

      HKD700

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      Sustainable Finance (online)

      This course covers the basics of sustainable finance, including the sustainable development goals (SDGs), environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria, and the ESG index, with opportunities to dive deeper into ESG issues and their impact.

      HKD700

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      Global Risk and Corporate Sustainability (online)

      This course provides an introduction to the global perspectives of sustainable development concepts and trends. The corporate performance, stakeholder expectations and sustainability strategy are also presented, along with the understanding of global risks and integration of sustainability development goals.

      HKD700

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      ESG Data - Pain Points and Investment Opportunities (online)

      This eSeminar is a recorded session of the joint webinar with GoImpact Capital Partners held on 11 November 2021.

      This eSeminar discusses diverse perspectives as well as practical cases of initiatives and hands-on experiences from one of the largest digital banks in China and a major consulting giant.

      HKD600

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      ESG and Climate Finance with Update from COP26 (online)

      This eSeminar is a recorded session of the webinar held on 17 November 2021. This eSeminar discusses the Paris climate agreement, China's green finance initiatives, how Covid-19 accelerated ESG investing and climate finance, green bonds and sustainability-linked bonds, and Russia's carbon neutrality plan.

      HKD400

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKSI Institute

      ESG Reporting and Impact for Green Investment (online)

      This seminar summarises the ESG Reporting requirements, which the listed companies need to comply with since July 2020. It also highlights how to review ESG reports issued by companies in order to facilitate investors’ decision on green investment, as well as the development trend of green finance and disclosure requirements on green or ESG funds.

      HKD300

      N/A (Self-paced)

      HKU SPACE

      Certificate for Module (Corporate Climate Competence and Carbon Management)

      The programme familiarizes participants with physical implications of climate change and links them to the policy and technical debates on climate action. Sessions will examine top-level climate action related to the Paris Climate Agreement and explore the resulting responsibilities that climate action brings to governments, companies and individuals.

      HKD7,500

      12 weeks

      PolyU CEE

      Global Climate Change and Society Response

      This course provides an overview of the current state of science and debates in global climate change, with a view to developing ability to critically examine the complicated scientific, political, and social issues related to global climate change.

      N/A

      12 weeks (approximate)

      The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

      Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment)

      This master programme is designed for degree graduates who would like to specialise in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economic and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.

      HKD270,000

      1 year

      The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

      Environmental Impact Assessment

      This course provides an overview and understanding of the principles and current practices of environmental impact assessment (EIA). In particular, emphasis will be placed on environmental impact assessment studies relevant to Hong Kong.

      N/A

      12 weeks (approximate)

      The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

      Environmental Management Systems and Audit

      This course provides an overview and practical skills related Environmental Management System (EMS) and the implementation process, particularly on the ISO14001 EMS standard. It also introduces environmental auditing principles and the practical skills of conducting various environmental audits.

      N/A

      12 weeks (approximate)

      The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

      Sustainable Development and Environmental Planning

      This course provides an overview and understanding of the theories and current practices in sustainable development, with an emphasis on the global perspective and environmental and energy planning. This course will equip students with a sound knowledge to appreciate water-energy-climate nexus and social responsibilities at private citizen, corporate, and governmental levels.

      N/A

      12 weeks (approximate)

             
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      Training duration

      Coursera & Technical University of Denmark

      Environmental Management & Ethics

      From a decision-maker's perspective, this course focuses on analysing ethical challenges associated with environmental dilemmas and application of different decision making tools relevant to environmental management and regulation.

      Approx 13 hours

      Coursera & University of Colorado

      Sustainable Business: Big Issues, Big Changes

      This course looks at the major issues companies are facing - climate change, water, worker satisfaction and supply chain issues, as well as tools to help companies address these issues.

      Approx 12 hours

      Coursera & University of Copenhagen

      "The Sustainable Development Goals – A global, transdisciplinary vision for the future"

      This course gives a historical overview of how sustainability has been understood, as well as a thorough introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how the SDGs are relevant for the management of the global systems supporting humanity.

      Approx 10 hours

      Coursera & University of Virginia

      New models of business in society

      This course discusses the emergence of a new story about business, explaining how profits and stakeholder value would go together, and building on ideas such as corporate responsibility, philanthropy, shared value and sustainability.

      Approx 5 hours

      Coursera & Yonsei University

      Sustainable Development in the 21st Century with Ban Ki-moon

      The course focuses on the latest development agenda the international community agreed to achieve by 2030 (Agenda 2030) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with an introduction on the main concepts and foundation behind the SDGs for people, prosperity and planet, peace and partnership. The course will also explore the way forward and provide channels that the young generation can participate to integrate the SDGs in the policy-making process.

      Approx 16 hours

      HKSI Institute

      Navigating Climate Risk for Asset Managers

      This eSeminar is a recorded session of the webinar on Navigating Climate Risk for Asset Managers held on 22 July 2021.

      This seminar discussed why climate-related financial risks are taking centre stage globally and locally together with the growing legal and regulatory climate disclosure requirements around the world.

      N/A (Self-paced)

      The One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership (UN CC:Learn)

      Introduction to Sustainable Finance

      This course introduces the role of finance in the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon economy, including discussions on the risks posed by climate change to economies and financial systems, and the substantial opportunities in financing the green transformation and in aligning investments and finance with environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

      Approx 10 hours

           

Disclaimer: Inclusion in the repository does not indicate endorsement by the GSF Centre or any member of the Green and Sustainable Finance Cross-Agency Steering Group on any part(s) of the design and content of the relevant trainings, assurance on their quality, nor fulfilment under any professional standards. We also do not guarantee nor verify the accuracy of any part(s) of the training details. For most up-to-date information, please refer to the websites of the corresponding training providers.

Last revision date : 04 August 2022