This interactive and practice-oriented course covers the basics of Sustainable Finance while providing several opportunities to dive deeper. The course covers sustainable finance instruments, methodologies, and frameworks for integrating
sustainability into financial decisions, key global sustainable finance initiatives, and sustainable finance regulations.
• Explains the potential contribution of sustainable finance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
• Explains the core concepts of sustainable finance and the relevance of sustainability considerations for the key actors in the financial system.
• Describes the role that regulation and industry initiatives (self-regulation) play in shaping sustainable finance.
• Describes different sustainable finance products, such as bonds and loans, that may be available to provide the capital needed to support the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals and the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.