Financial technology is the new technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. The use of smartphones for mobile banking, investing services and cryptocurrency are examples of technologies aiming to make financial services more accessible to the general public.
This course will allow you to understand the difference between ESG or Sustainable Investing and Ethical or Socially Responsible Investing. You will learn about the foundation and current state of the market as well as basic terms and concepts used in the field. Bridging ESG factors and financial performance will bring clarity on interrelationship between these extra-financial issues and risk/return outcomes. The course will also give you an overview of the seven main ESG Investing strategies and provide examples of how ESG factors can be integrated into the financial valuation models.View Course