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An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Sustainable Finance

A New Perspective on Value Creation for
Organisations and their Stakeholders

Date: 24 May - 28 May 2021

Location: London - UK

Fees: $5,950

Date: 19 Sep - 23 Sep 2021

Location: Dubai - UAE

Fees: $4,950

Date: 20 Feb - 24 Feb 2022

Location: Dubai - UAE

Fees: $4,950

In the 21st century business world responsible organisations can no longer simply pay lip service to key global sustainability challenges like climate change, resource exhaustions, and inequality; investors and key stakeholders expect them to engage and actively manage the organisations impact in these areas. This leading-edge Sustainable finance training course will provide you with the fundamental principles and the relevant tools and insights you will need to help your organisation develop a sustainable approach to finance that will address these challenges and create value for the organisation, as well as its stakeholders and wider society.

The Energy Training Centre training course will examine the practice, trends, and opportunities in current financial systems and analyse the impact on business strategy of the major social and environmental challenges facing organisations of all types. Delegates will be empowered to unlock and apply an innovative new approach to developing more sustainable business models for their organisations. 

This Sustainable finance training course will feature:

  • The emerging importance of sustainable finance
  • The environmental, social and governance fundamentals
  • Techniques for developing key measures of sustainable finance
  • Development of Integrated Reporting systems
  • Adapting business risk analysis to manage sustainable finance

Course Objectives

By the end of this Energy Training Centre course, participants will be able to:

  • Master the aims and principles of sustainable finance
  • Understand key environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues
  • Identify impact on business and financial strategy
  • Develop meaningful tools for sustainable finance reporting
  • Build financial models to assess sustainable finance and other risks

Training methodology

This Sustainable finance training course will use a variety of proven learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. The training course will follow a participative workshop format and will be focused on developing practical skills that delegates can apply in real life business situations on return to their own organisation.

About this course

Who Should Attend?

By the end of this Energy Training Centre course, participants will be able to:

  • Master the aims and principles of sustainable finance
  • Understand key environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues
  • Identify impact on business and financial strategy
  • Develop meaningful tools for sustainable finance reporting
  • Build financial models to assess sustainable finance and other risks

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Course outline

Day One: Fundamentals of Sustainable Finance

  • Principles and foundation of sustainable finance
  • Environmental issues and concerns
  • Social issues and concerns
  • Governance issues and concerns
  • Ethical issues and concerns
  • Defining organisational scope for sustainable finance

Day Two: Sustainable Strategic Management

  • Concepts of stakeholder value
  • The purpose of competitive companies
  • Principles and practice in corporate governance
  • Redefining competitive business strategy
  • Understanding business models and their disruption
  • Identifying key success factors
  • Using strategy maps to identify key performance indicators

Day Three: Accounting and Reporting Sustainable Finance

  • The traditional financial analysis toolkit
  • Conventional measures of stakeholder value
  • Selecting the right key performance measures
  • Designing internal reports on sustainable finance
  • Principles of Integrated Reporting (IR)

Day Four: Business Investment and Sustainable Finance

  • The challenges of sustainable investment
  • Scenarios for business model reinvention
  • Key decision factors for sustainable financial investment
  • Traditional tools of investment appraisal
  • Factoring in the environmental and social dimension
  • Limitations of conventional investment appraisal methods¬†

Day Five: Risk and Scope of Sustainable Finance

  • Traditional approaches to understanding business risk
  • Risk aspects from a sustainable finance perspective
  • Sustainable finance developments in banking
  • Sustainable finance developments in financial investments
  • Financial modelling of risk under sustainable finance conditions
  • The way forward in sustainable finance

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