Sustainability: The Role of Private Sector Finance
Explore sustainable finance and ESG
The pivotal role of sustainable finance and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) in supporting the transition to a fairer and more environmentally conscious society is now well-recognised. On this two-week course from the Association of Corporate Treasurers, you’ll learn about the crucial role of private financing in promoting sustainability and ESG.
From recent updates from the International Capital Markets Association to market standards for sustainable borrowing, you’ll get an overview of the latest developments in sustainable finance.
Get to grips with sustainable financing frameworks
After an introduction to the role of private sector finance in supporting sustainable activities, you’ll dig deeper into the guidelines, principles, and frameworks of sustainable financing. You’ll examine the Green Bond Principles, Green Loan Principles, and the practicalities of designing sustainability frameworks.
By the end of this two-week course, you’ll have an expert understanding of how we can make private sector finance work for sustainability.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Describe the background and development of the green bond market
- Identify how key parts of the financial ecosystem come together
- Explain the different types of bonds and loans that support sustainability linked activities and their key requirements
- Demonstrate an understanding of what goes into a framework document
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested or involved in raising external financing to support ESG companies within their companies. This may include treasurers, financial directors, and chief executives.
Whether you are a senior treasurer or a junior member of the financing team, this course will give you an understanding of the frameworks available to help you execute your company’s ESG plans.
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