The SSF Academy offers topical e-learning modules on sustainable finance that are available for free. Currently, the SSF Academy contains two courses with a total of five modules, all of which are available in three languages (English, German, French). Upon completion, course participants receive a certificate.
SSF has launched a new e-learning course for institutional investors in February 2023 specifically addressing board members and managers of pension funds and foundations.
For details on available courses see below and visit the SSF Academy!
Sustainable Investment for Asset Owners:
In this course, you gain insights on the role of institutional asset owners in sustainable finance and learn about the characteristics of the different sustainable investment approaches (published in 2023). The course consists of one module of appr. two hours learning content.
Introduction to Sustainable Investment:
This course consists of four modules and gives an introduction into sustainability in finance, the role of institutional investors, ESG and corporate performance, and opportunities for private clients (published in 2017). Appr. eight hours total learning content.
All modules are available in English, German and French. In order to access the e-learning modules, you will have to register to the academy.
"Introduction to Sustainable Investment" was developed in collaboration with and thanks to the extensive support of the Edmond de Rothschild Group. The translations of this course were possible thanks to the support of Raiffeisen, Vontobel and Zürcher Kantonalbank.
"Sustainable Investment for Asset Owners" was co-financed by the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN).