Climate Risk Valuation and Investing Certificate
CFA Institute has launched the Climate Risk Valuation and Investing Certificate, which aims to provide participants with the ability to incorporate climate-related investment principles into investment decision-making needs.
CFA Institute believes that climate investment has been regarded as an essential factor to be considered in investment decisions and has created new opportunities for the global low-carbon transition. The Climate Risk, Valuation, and Investing Certificate provides a practical approach to developing the knowledge and skills needed to incorporate climate considerations into valuation and portfolio construction.
Key Elements of Climate Risk Valuation and Investing Certificate
For financial practitioners, the Climate Risk, Valuation, and Investing Certificate involves climate-related valuation models needed for practical work and can help participants combine climate investment knowledge with real-world scenarios. At the same time, CFA Institute provides a variety of modes such as self-study and online discussions, providing conditions for participants to interact with other professionals.
CFA Institute believes this course can:
- Develop the skills needed for climate-related investment decisions.
- Improve the ability to identify climate-related opportunities and reduce risks.
- Meet the investment industry’s growing climate-related financing needs.
- Demonstrate participants’ capabilities in climate investing.
After passing the course, participants will be able to analyze a company’s transition plans and the risks and opportunities contained in climate disclosures, incorporate climate considerations into financial models, and adjust valuations. Participants will also be able to analyze financial projections for investment projects under different climate scenarios and gain the ability to analyze investment portfolios.
This course consists of five online courses, each lasting 20 to 25 hours. Participants will interact with other professionals, collaborate on case studies, and ultimately pass an exam to receive a certificate.