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About the Course

Finance is widely seen as an obstacle to a better world. Principles of Sustainable Finance explains how the financial sector can be mobilized to counter this. Using finance as a means to achieve social goals we can divert the planet and its economy from its current path to a world that is sustainable for all. Throughout this course, you will learn about the UN Sustainable Development Goals, how social and environmental factors should not be regarded as externalities, you will learn more about sustainable banking and asset management, about effective engagement, sustainable scenario analysis and long-term value creation. At the end of this course you will understand how sustainable finance can be used as a tool to steer the sustainability transition....

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Jan 7, 2023

A very interesting and easy to follow course if you want to learn about sustainable financing practices. The reading material helps in engaging more deeply with the current practices in this sector.


Jan 10, 2023

Dear Sirs,

It is an excellent course, for introducing this extremely interesting subject and which is one of the especially important ones nowadays.

Thanks to all instructors.


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By Roberto M d S

Jan 29, 2023

Excellent course; not only for beginners, but also for the initiated. I strongly recommend.

By Lai Y Y

May 3, 2022

Good and valuable course. It helps me to understand the sustainable finance concept easily.

By Dewa P K M

Jun 13, 2020

This course gives me a new insight on how finance can contribute to sustainable business

By Barbara G

Sep 25, 2022

Curso muito completo e com os princípios mais fundamentais sobre o assunto. Recomendo.

By Cris C

Jul 17, 2020

Great introduction to sustainability and how it is impacting the way of doing business.

By Michel G

May 5, 2021

A great introductory course that inspires to further study and act on a personal level

By Emiliano P

Nov 12, 2021

an interesting and impactful information about finance on the path to sustainability

By Riccardo D

Oct 8, 2020

Great general overview, from implications of SUstainability on insurance to banking.

By Kengo N

Jul 31, 2022

It's necessary for us to learn about sustainability in terms of finance and market.

By Chen W K

Apr 19, 2021

Learnt so much about it. It changed my perspective of what it is all about. Thanks!

By Faustina E A

Feb 12, 2023

An amazing course, well packaged with expert delivery and very educative materials

By Grace S

Oct 27, 2022

Really insightful course explained by passionate lecturers and practitioners.

By Manas G

Mar 18, 2021

Great one. many thanks Coursera. Many thanks Erasmus University of Rotterdam.

By Anirudh B

Aug 22, 2021

A good course that teaches the main concepts underlying sustainable finance.

By Alessandra D S

Aug 5, 2021

Simply AMAZING! Thank you so much to all the People who made this possible!

By Natália B

Jan 29, 2021

Very nice course, detailed information and great professors. Really enjoyed

By Patricia L

Mar 16, 2023

Excellent course to understand the principles driving sustainable finance.

By Natasha b N M

Nov 1, 2021

I bought Dirk's book on Sustainable Finance and now I'm here! Recommended.

By michael k

Sep 5, 2020

Good overview that covers a variety of subjects within the broader topic.

By Alexandra

Nov 28, 2020

I highly recommend this course. It's very insightful and well organised.

By Jayshree V J

Oct 23, 2022

Effective and detailed - Good course with excellent real life examples

By annie m

Sep 30, 2022

I've found that the course is very engaging and practical. Well done!

By Giuseppe J

Sep 1, 2021

EVery good course. Full of practical information and useful examples

By Johnny Y (

May 29, 2021

Well-illustrated sustainable principles, but lack practical examples.

By Yanthi H

Apr 28, 2022

Very fundamental of Sustainability concept with pratical examples.