Climate Change and Sustainable Investing

This specialisation is made of 4 MOOCs and has been launched on September 23, 2021

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A MOOC is an online course dedicated to one specific topic, open to all, and can be completed at your own pace.

The Climate Change and Sustainable Investing Specialisation includes 4 MOOCs that will allow you to obtain a better understanding of the complex relationship between climate change and the economy and finance.

This innovative programme will help you understand global warming with a wide perspective ranging from the science to the finance of climate change.

MOOCs are not only an opportunity to master specific career skills, they also give you the chance to tap into a broad community of learners with a rich diversity of backgrounds and cultures.

 

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Explore the 4 MOOCs below on offer as part of the Climate Change and Sustainable Investing Specialisation.
We remind you that each one leads to a Certificate and can be taken independently.

You will learn at your own pace and benefit from the expertise of global thought leaders on sustainable finance. With an expertise drawn from backgrounds ranging from nuclear engineering to finance, EDHEC faculty members collaborate to provide a 360 holistic view of climate change, leading to a better understanding of how financial markets can be used and mobilized for this unique challenge.

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Science and Engineering of Climate Change

Science and Engineering of Climate Change

Key learning objectives

  • Understanding the evidence for climate change, and of its anthropogenic origin 
  • Understanding the basics of the carbon cycle, climate modelling, and the role of CO2 concentrations 
  • Critical appreciation of advantages and limitations of renewables, sequestration, and negative emission technologies 

 

Format Format :Open Enrolment

Time Commitment Time Commitment :4 weeks / 3 to 5 hours per week 

Output Output : Certificate proving that you have mastered the key concepts 

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Economics and Policies of Climate Change

Economics and Policies of Climate Change

Key learning objectives

  • Understand the likely impacts on the real economy of the different courses of actions ahead of us
  • Evaluate projects on a portfolio basis the economic attractiveness of various abatement projects
  • Assess critically the economic desirability of different technologically feasible abatement technologies
  • Understand the various policy approaches involved in the transition to a low carbon economy including in particular “cap & trade” carbon markets

Format Format :Open Enrolment

Time Commitment Time Commitment :5 weeks / 3 to 5 hours per week 

Output Output : Certificate proving that you have mastered the key concepts 

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The Finance of Climate Change

The Finance of Climate Change

Key learning objectives

  • Understand how climate change risk exposure affects corporate decisions and value
  • Map the financial risks and opportunities of climate change
  • Understand the instruments, investment funds and solutions to finance clean technologies and clean energy
  • Assess how climate change impact financial intermediaries and systemic risks

Format Format :Open Enrolment

Time Commitment Time Commitment :4 weeks / 3 hours per week 

Output Output : Certificate proving that you have mastered the key concepts

 

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Climate Aware Investing

Climate Aware Investing

Key learning objectives

  • Understand how to measure climate risk in equity portfolio
  • Learn how to manage climate risk in equity portfolio
  • Implement climate aware decisions
  • Understand how to design low-carbon-tracking-index portfolio (on Excel)

Format Format :Open Enrolment

Time Commitment Time Commitment :5 weeks / 3 hours per week 

Output Output : Certificate proving that you have mastered the key concepts

 

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