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 Why get the Certificate in ESG Investing?

The CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing gives you the knowledge you need to manage investments with a focus on integrating environmental, social and governance factors. It can help you gain an edge in a fast-moving market.

You'll develop expertise in a field in high demand by top firms worldwide and become part of the solution to the top issues impacting our world.

The Certificate in ESG Investing will help you get a grounding in:

• analysis, valuation and integration of ESG factors;

• constructing and managing ESG integrated portfolios;

• investment mandates, portfolio analytics and client reporting.

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 Exam Format

The CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing exam consists of 100 questions in total, split between the following question types:

1. Standard multiple choice questions, and

2. Item set questions. Item sets consist of a vignette followed by 4-6 multiple choice questions which can be answered based on the information provided in the vignette.

• The exam is to be completed within 2 hours and 20 minutes. 

• It is administered in person at test centers in select markets*

• Online proctoring is available, depending on local regulations and system capability

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 Exam Fees

You can register for the Certificate in ESG Investing, USD 675. When you register, you may choose to purchase a hard copy of the syllabus (the Official Training Manual) with registration for an additional USD135 + shipping.

Once registered, you will have up to one full year to schedule your exam with Prometric.

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