Fundamentals of green finance - ZISHI

Fundamentals of green finance

This course introduces the main areas of green finance and how it fits within the broader ESG and sustainability frameworks. It also covers the important areas of carbon finance, carbon pricing and carbon trading systems.

Price per person (Ex. VAT): Provided on request

KEY BENEFITS

  • Appreciate and understand how green finance fits within the overall ESG ecosystem
  • Establish the links between green finance and sustainability
  • Understand why governments are encouraging the growth of green financial markets
  • Navigate the ecosystem of green financial markets and products
  • Understand the following concepts : Climate change, Circular economy, Planetary boundaries, Stranded assets, Biodiversity, Ecosystem services
  • Understand and appreciate the working of green bonds and green loans
  • Understand the complex world of carbon finance and carbon pricing

COURSE OVERVIEW

A comprehensive overview of the main areas of green finance and how green finance fits within the broader ESG and sustainability frameworks. Delegates will be introduced to the main green finance products available on the market and how corporations can put these financing instruments to maximum benefit.

The course also comprehensively covers the important areas of carbon finance, carbon pricing and carbon trading systems. As pressure grows on nations to introduce carbon taxes, the course examines the optimal avenues open to countries in their challenge to reach net-zero.

 

COURSE AGENDA

Green and Climate Bonds

  • What are green bonds and green loans and how do they work?
  • The green bond and green loan principles
  • What comes under the classification of a green bond
  • Overview of the global green bond market
  • Performance characteristics of green bonds
  • How are the bond proceeds used – external verifiers
  • Recent themes in green bond investing

 

Carbon Finance, Carbon Pricing and Carbon Trading Systems

  • Carbon pricing as the weapon of choice in the climate fight
  • The challenges to putting a price on carbon
  • Carbon taxes Vs emissions trading systems
  • The role of internal carbon prices
  • How emissions trading systems work
  • The role of carbon permits and achieving the right supply/demand balance
  • The EU carbon market
  • The Chinese emissions trading market
  • Carbon border tax policies as a weapon

This course works well as an in-house event, contact us to discuss your needs on 0204 551 8568 or email info@thezishi.com

This course introduces the main areas of green finance and how it fits within the broader ESG and sustainability frameworks. It also covers the important areas of carbon finance, carbon pricing and carbon trading systems.

Price per person (Ex. VAT): Provided on request

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