Certificate in Sustainability for Finance (Cert SF)

Sustainability is one of the burning issues of our times and is relevant to us all, regardless of where we live or how we earn our living.

What you will learn

On successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • explain why sustainability is important to society, to organisations, and to finance professionals
  • evaluate business value chains, business models and business practices for sustainability and related issues​
  • define climate change risks and the associated financial implications, and understand the reporting frameworks for climate risk disclosures ​
  • explain the UN SDGs, their significance for organisations in terms of risks and opportunities and the definitions of impact ​
  • explain why ESG issues are important for your organisation and evaluate processes and systems for collecting, analysing and reporting ESG information​​
  • explain why sustainability analytics is important for your organisation and evaluate the approach for compiling, analysing and interpreting ESG data. 

About this course

As organisations are rebuilding from the pandemic, there is a growing desire for a transformative and sustainable global recovery, which is providing a fresh focus for organisations to drive forward their position in relation on sustainability.​

Accountants and finance professionals have an important part to play, helping organisations adapt to the sustainable practices required to prevent resource depletion, facilitate long term success, and build a more sustainable future.​ 

Key information

  • 16 hours of learning
  • Access the content for 6 months