Build your fundamentals in ESG!

ESG is critical for long term success. Leaders, investors and companies around the world are working towards more sustainable strategies, accelerating the demand for investment professionals with green finance and investment knowledge.

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 has been recognised by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and is owned, administered and awarded globally by CFA Institute.

The ESG exam consists of 100 questions in total, split between standard multiple choice questions and item set questions. Item sets consist of a vignette and include 4-6 multiple choice questions. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours and 20 minutes

8 trainer led half day sessions
Training Material
PwC created Notes and Question Bank focusing on key concepts
Constant student support and progress evaluation
Access to a range of ESG experts, industry and practical insights
Additional resources for effective prep

Who is it for?

This certificate is the right choice for:

  • Investment practitioners who want to learn more about how to analyse and integrate material ESG factors into their day-to-day roles
  • Anyone working in front or back offices and adjacent roles — including sales and distribution, wealth management, product development, financial advice, consulting, risk
  • Anyone looking to gain professional status in a global community of investment management professionals

Course structure

Comprehensive training programme: 8 extensive classroom training sessions which will cover the course syllabus in-depth and address all doubts.

The current syllabus for the Certificate in ESG Investing, balances questions across topics as follows:

  • Introduction to ESG
  • The ESG Market
  • Environment Factors
  • Social Factors
  • Engagement and Stewardship
  • ESG Analysis, valuation, and Integration
  • ESG Integrated Portfolio Construction and Management
  • Investment Mandates, Portfolio Analytics and Client Reporting



The Certificate in ESG Investing is owned, administered, and awarded globally by CFA Institute having previously been developed and awarded by CFA Society UK.

To learn more about the CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing, click here

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