CFA UK launches new climate investing qualification

Ten-part syllabus

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Will Goodhart is chief executive of CFA UK

Will Goodhart is chief executive of CFA UK

CFA Society of the UK (CFA UK) has launched a new qualification that aims to give investment professionals a better understanding of the risks and opportunities presented by climate change for investments.

Following a qualification pilot phase, the new Certificate in Climate and Investing (CCI) has opened to registrations and has been designed as a self-study course that requires a recommended 150 hours of study. The course has a ten-part syllabus, covering areas including climate science, regulatory response and policy, and the changing corporate reporting landscape, as well as tools that measure climate-related impacts on investments, across asset classes, and public and private markets. The CFA UK announced it was developing the new certificate last year, following the release of its...

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