Sdg Investing

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

How long?

  • 15 days
  • in person

What are the topics?

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

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Who should attend

Professionals and leaders from all sectors and backgrounds who want to make a positive impact. No prior experience in finance is required, an optional introductory finance Bootcamp will be offered.

We particularly encourage those from the following professions to apply:

  • CFOs, investor relationship managers from the corporate sector
  • Managers/Principals from private or corporate foundations
  • Institutional and private investors
  • Asset managers, wealth managers, investment consultants and other financial professionals
  • Managers from development finance institutions, government bodies, international organisations
  • Development/Impact consultants
  • Philanthropists, social investors and social entrepreneurs

About the course

Bring about the next generation of investment strategy

Broaden your horizons

SDG Investing - Discover how sustainability factors influence investment decisions

Impact Measurement - Find out what effect interventions have on people, organisations or political/economic/ societal environment

Innovative Finance - Explore non-traditional mechanism to raise additional funds for development through innovative projects

Enhance your skills

  • Identify the main challenges of SDG investing and how to overcome them
  • Learn how investment is measured
  • Understand the different stages of the impact investment process
  • Be able to quantify the impact of your portfolios
  • Design and build innovative financial instruments
  • Put together a personalised action plan and get feedback from peers and experts
  • Be equipped to drive change inside your organisation

Further benefits

  • Gain practical experience and be better prepared to lead the next generation of investment strategy
  • Anticipate profound changes at work in the world of investment & finance
  • Join the Graduate Institute’s network of 18’000 alumni, and be part of a diverse ExecEd community made up of 110 nationalities from all 5 continents

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

MODULE 1

Landscape of SDG Investing

  • Learn about key facts and figures
  • Identify players and their roles
  • Explore the regulatory environment

MODULE 2

Investment process and instruments

  • Familiarise with existing SDG investing instruments
  • Structure SDG investing processes
  • Create innovative finance mechanisms for the SDG investing
  • Build a SDG driven investment portfolio

MODULE 3

Measuring the Impact

  • Critically review existing tools and approaches to measure impact
  • Evaluate the effect of your portfolio and organise your impact reporting

MODULE 4

Major Trends Looking Forward

  • Discover Fintech and relevant technological developments (Blockchain, AI, Machine Learning, Big Data)
  • Understand Public Private Partnerships in SDG investing
  • Dive into the third dimension of finance

Experts

Gacon Bertrand

Bertrand started his career in the Investment Banking arm of BNP Paribas in 1997 in Singapore, before joining the Wealth Management business line in Paris. In 2003, Bertrand moved to Geneva where he created the Responsible Investments offering of the French bank, designing innovative investment s...

Dawid Jarosz

Areas of expertise: International Political Economy, Finance, Behavioural Finance, Investments, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Physics, Political Behaviour, Diplomacy, International Negotiations, Economic Statecraft in Conflict Resolution, Data Science and Time Series Econometrics

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Sdg Investing at Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

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