Financial Markets

ESG Investing - Part 2 (2023)

Overview

This eCourse consists of two modules. Module 1 discusses ESG investing, identifying key drivers of its uptake and exploring the characteristics of ethical investors.

Module 2 defines ESG factors and explores case studies that illustrate their impact on companies and investment returns.

Objective

On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- List the factors driving ESG investing growth
- Identify the characteristics of ethical investors
- Recognise the advantages and disadvantages of passive approaches to ESG investing
- Compare the risk-adjusted performance of ESG and traditional investment strategies
- Define environmental factors and identify how they impact corporate performance
- Define social factors and identify how they impact corporate performance
- Define governance factors and identify how they impact corporate performance
- Recognise the role that ESG analysis can play in identifying investing risks and opportunities

Content

Module 1: Sustainable & Responsible Investing - An Introduction
Topic 1: Investing Landscape
Topic 2: ESG Growth Drivers
Topic 3: ESG Investors
Topic 4: ESG & Passive Investing
Topic 5: ESG Investing Performance

Module 2: ESG Factors
Topic 1: ESG Overview
Topic 2: Environmental Factors
Topic 3: Social Factors
Topic 4: Governance Factors
Topic 5: ESG Analysis

Details

Code
TEPFM23002701
Venue
ePlatform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
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Language
English
Level
Intermediate
Hours
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00
Fees
All Member: HK$610
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$610
Non-Member: HK$890