The Materiality of ESG Factors Specialization
Learn about ESG Factors When Investing. Analyze the importance of ESG investing, and how the ESG approach should be an essential piece of your strategy based on the variety of factors that impact and drive value
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Each course module in this Specialization culminates in an assessment. These assessments are designed to check learners' knowledge and to provide an opportunity for learners to apply course concepts such as investment analytics, indexing tools, and critical analysis of ESG policies, activism, and greenwashing.
The assessments will be cumulative and cover the fundamentals of ESG investing, public and private governance, and sustainability factors that will allow you to build a diverse and risk-resilient ESG portfolio.
No prior experience required.
No prior experience required.
How the Specialization Works
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Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
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.
Witold HeniszDeloitte & Touche Professor of Management Founder, ESG Analytics Lab
University of Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.
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