Who should attend
The course will benefit senior and middle managers in the financial sector looking to extend their knowledge of sustainability; asset managers, bankers and sustainability managers.
About the course
How can the financial sector contribute, or even speed up, businesses’ transition to long-term value creation within a sustainable economy? If it means combining financial, social and environmental values, what pathways and challenges are there for sustainable investing and lending?
Long-term value creation
The key challenge is to plan for a long term integration of the financial, social and environmental dimensions. The why, what and how of integrated and sustainable finance are addressed in this three-day RSM Executive Education programme. During workshop sessions you will learn practical tools for implementing sustainable investing and lending, and explore the change management issues that put it in motion.
RSM’s world-class academics and leading experts in asset management and banking will show you how social and environmental dimensions can be integrated without sacrificing returns. After the course you will be able to contribute to a financial sector which fulfils its role in society by allocating funds towards sustainable companies and projects.
The Sustainable Finance programme will show you the newest skills and methods for sustainable investing and lending, which you can adopt in your own business.
During the programme, you will:
- learn how finance can be used to increase businesses’ contribution to a sustainable economy
- understand how the global economy is transitioning to sustainability
- learn how companies and financial institutions can adapt to a more sustainable economic model
- explore the newest approaches in sustainable investing and lending
- learn how to engage with companies and set up an active dialogue
- discover practical tools to implement sustainable investing and lending in your organisation
- join an international network of academics and practitioners.
Dirk Schoenmaker is Professor of Banking and Finance at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research and teaching focus on the areas of sustainable finance, central banking and financial stability, financial system architecture and European financial integration...
Willem Schramade is a guest researcher at RSM and a portfolio manager for impact investing and sustainable equities at NN Investment Partners. His fund aims to generate both a financial and a societal return. Previously, he was an equity analyst at Robeco, specialising in sustainability and valua...
Karen Maas holds a PhD in Economics (Corporate Social Performance: from output measurement to impact measurement). She is endowed professor Accounting and Sustainability at the Open University and academic director of Impact Centre Erasmus (ICE). Karen conducts research in the field of Impact mea...
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