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Sustainable Finance

Module description

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of sustainable finance. ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) issues have become a major risk factor for investments. ESG data now form an integral part of decision-making by companies and investors alike. This module will introduce you to key aspects of ESG, focusing on how to apply it in business and investment practice. You will develop an understanding of how ESG considerations form the base for sustainable and responsible decision-making in finance. Hereby, you will get introduced to a variety of ESG issues such as human rights, carbon emissions, biodiversity, climate change, and diversity.

Full module specification

Module title:Sustainable Finance
Module code:BEAM082Z
Module level:M
Academic year:2021/2
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Module credit:30
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