Certificate in ESG Investing

The Certificate in ESG Investing is a level 4 qualification which delivers the benchmark knowledge and skills required by investment professionals to integrate ESG factors into the investment process. The first qualification of its kind, it has been developed by practitioners for practitioners and offered by the CFA Society United Kingdom.


Registration for the Certificate in ESG Investing is now open in Switzerland. Participants can take the online exam at testing centers in Basel, Bern, Camorino, Geneva, Lausanne, St. Gallen and Zurich.

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Integrating environmental, social and governance factors into the investment process has become mainstream. Expectations have changed in the face of growing evidence about the positive impact on returns and as clients have sought portfolios that also meet their ESG objectives. The new certificate has been developed by CFA Society of the UK to make sure that investment professionals are equipped to meet their clients’ needs.

The qualification sets out the fundamentals for ESG investing and equips professionals with the skills and knowledge to integrate ESG issues into their day-to-day work. It has been designed for investment professionals in all roles, from asset management to sales and distribution, as well as students seeking a career in the investment sector. The content is deliberately non-prescriptive, enabling individuals and organizations to continue to hone their own approaches to ESG while ensuring a standard level of competency.


Soon, online proctored exams will be avaiable from the convenience of your own home. 


More information about remote exam testing