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Responsible Investing Using ESG Factors (RIUF)


Course Details

Upon completion of the course you will have a solid understanding of:

  • What is Responsible Investment?
    • History of Responsible Investment
    • Evolution of Responsible Investment
    • Responsible Investment Today
  • RI in Action
    • Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Issues
    • Research Methodology
    • Sample RI Research Reports
  • RI Strategies
    • Negative and Positive Screening
    • ESG Integration
    • Shareholder Engagement
    • Thematic ESG Investing
    • Impact Investing
  • Investment Options, Trends, and Performance
    • Asset Classes
    • Market Growth
    • RI and Financial Performance
    • ESG Indexes
  • Consumer Research and Practical Tips
    • The Market – Consumer Research
    • Practical Tips for Advisors
Approximate Hours of Study**
Hours of Study 3

** In order to provide some guidance to course participants as to the length of time it will take to be sufficiently prepared to write the final examination, CSI has prepared this estimate of the number of hours an average participant could possibly expect to spend studying for a course. Please note that these are only recommended hours of study developed based on research and our course content, however, this does not mean that some students with exceptional backgrounds would not take less time than recommended or that students with no background at all in finance or economics would not take longer than the maximum.

Quiz Format Online
Question Format Multiple Choice
Questions Per Quiz 30
Attempts Allowed Unlimited
Passing Grade 60%*
Enrolment Period 6 months

* IMPORTANT: There is no maximum to the number of quiz attempts permitted, but only the first passing grade (60% or over) will appear on official web transcript.

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