EDHEC Business School
Climate Change and Sustainable Investing Specialization
EDHEC Business School

Climate Change and Sustainable Investing Specialization

Study the economics and finance of climate change. With this specialization, learners will gain a basic understanding of the science of climate change, which is a fundamental requirement for a good understanding of the pros and cons of different climate policies as well as a good understanding of the impact of climate change on companies and investment portfolios.

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LIONEL MARTELLINI -EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL
RICCARDO REBONATO - EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL
EMANUELE CHINI - EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL

Instructors: LIONEL MARTELLINI -EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL

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Specialization - 4 course series

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Specialization - 4 course series

Science and Engineering of Climate Change

Course 19 hours4.8 (195 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • 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

Economics and Policies of Climate Change

Course 210 hours4.5 (54 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

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

The Finance of Climate Change

Course 37 hours4.6 (87 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

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

Climate Aware Investing

Course 414 hours4.6 (44 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Analyze the financial aspects of the fight against climate change

  • Understand existing measures of climate change risk exposure

  • Assess how climate risk factors impact security prices and returns

  • Assess how climate risk factors impact investment decisions

Skills you'll gain

Category: Understand how to measuring climate risk in equity portfolio
Category: Learn how to managing climate risk in equity portfolios
Category: Understand how to designing a low-carbon tracking-index portfolio (on Excel)
Category: Implement climate-aware investment decisions

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LIONEL MARTELLINI -EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL
EDHEC Business School
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