Socially Responsible, Sustainable Investments - Singapore

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Singapore

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Socially Responsible, Sustainable Investments (S3)

I am pleased to announce that TBLI ACADEMY has partnered with MHCi and George Mason University, Washington DC, to offer training workshops across the world through the CSR Finance Institute. The focus is on Corporate Social Responsibility as well as strong links to financial management. To learn more, please see course details below or view the Training Calender 2013.

Please note there is a special offer for registrations of two or more delegates.

Course Objectives

  • Understand what SRI means, how it evolved, and what its current extent is
  • Appreciate the role of values and value systems in determining SRI and its interface with competing ethical investment systems, e.g. Sharia
  • Debate and take a position on the relationship between leading ethical issues and SRI
  • Learn the role of SRI in a range of different investment classes, including fixed income, real estate, private equity and institutional investment more generally
  • Analyse the process of ESG screening and its relationship with SRI investing, including the distinctions between ESG and Impact Investment
  • Study the evidence on SRI investment and financial returns
  • Examine the construction of SRI indices and their function
  • Evaluate the future of SRI investment

Investors are a demanding, sometimes contradictory universe of people. Not only do they want good, preferably outstanding, financial returns, but increasingly they want to invest only in companies that meet their ethical criteria. This course looks at the rapidly moving world of socially responsible investment: what it means, how it is defined and measured, who does it and how successfully. Issues such as differences in cultural perspectives, how screening works, the boundaries between SRI, other forms of ethical investment and the regulatory system are covered thoroughly through local case studies and group exercises.

Instructor: Julian Roche

 

Sponsor/exhibitor contact

Robert Rubinstein
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Supporting Organisations

ABB
Asia Plantation Capital
Diamond Energy
Basf
City Developments Ltd
DNV-GL
Geocycle
Sindicatum
Olam