- Data Science
- Green Assets
- Risk Management
- ESG history
- Industry Transformation
- UN Sustainable Development Goals
- ESG investing strategy
- ESG integration
- ESG factor analysis
ESG Investing: Financial Decisions in Flux Specialization
Make informed, ESG-influenced investment decisions. By the end of this specialization, students with basic knowledge of traditional financial products should be able to make more informed investment decisions against an ever-changing, ESG-influenced backdrop.
What you will learn
Describe how ESG principals originated, and how governing frameworks, strategies, and investment products are evolving in the financial markets.
Integrate ESG factors when conducting fundamental analyses and offer insights about approaches to sustainable portfolio management construction.
Analyze ESG-focused financial products such as green bonds, social bonds, and ESG-related exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Examine how Big Data can complement fundamental analysis, and differentiate between different forms of deceptive business practices.
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Integrate ESG factors when conducting fundamental analyses, offer insights about approaches to sustainable portfolio management construction, and align ESG factors with organizational frameworks such as the UN's SDGs and SASB frameworks.
Perform evaluations of green assets, including bonds, ESG-themed ETFs, and certain stocks and commodities.
Demonstrate how to analyze asset valuation based on sentiment signals and ESG ratings.
Draw conclusions about ESG disclosures, as well as unresolved issues about accountability and how ESG investing is defined.
How the Specialization Works
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Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 4 Courses in this Specialization
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