Going through Foundations in RI made me realise that ESG has to be part of my practice and not considered as something separate. As a portfolio manager, I know now that environmental, societal and corporate governance has to be taken into account as a part of my asset allocation approach.
If you are an investment manager and would like to enhance your understanding regarding ESG valuation, Advanced RI Analysis is a good tool to help with that.
The PRI Academy is leading the way in practical and well-founded ESG education for all investment professionals. It’s a must have.
Prosperity has been an active investor and has employed environmental, social and especially corporate governance issues in its investment and engagement processes since its inception. At the same time with growing investors' demand to have all those aspects incorporated into investment managers' regulations, PRI Academy significantly helps to understand the system and structure of ESG analysis so that to describe and formalise respective practices.
After spending a long time integrating ESG issues at the operational level and then at the strategic level of companies, the academy course helped me to understand how to integrate ESG at the investment level. It certainly broadened my horizons. The course includes fundamental understanding of ESG megatrends and strategies as well as real life cases and self-testing.
With a strong interest in responsible investing, coming from the banking sector and joining the engagement and ESG service provider, GES International, it's been important for me to learn more about the responsible investment space and practices. This course has definitely helped me expand my knowledge and take the next steps in my understanding of RI.
The PRI Academy provides a very good understanding of responsible investment. The Academy training course delivers full understanding of the sustainable principles needed for business. Illustrating with case studies throughout the course highlights the impact of responsible investment and ESG factors.
The PRI Academy does a great job broadening my understanding of ESG integration and SDG implementation. As the curriculum continues to evolve, the examples become more and more topical. I will continue to promote the courses internally and externally as helpful training for anyone looking to expand their knowledge.
The PRI Academy provides a solid foundation in all facets of responsible investment. The practical case studies combined with the module on implementing a responsible investment programme were extremely valuable in helping integrate ESG analysis into the investment decision process.
I recommend PRI Academy to anyone interested in SRI. The online delivery of the course was easy to follow and very well executed. I would definitely take future courses with the PRI Academy.
I'd recommend this informative e-learning to anyone that wants to learn the essentials of ESG and RI. The learning is also suitable for more experienced practitioners looking for a refresher on the topic. The self-learning schedule offers the flexibility to study at your own leisure.
A fantastic course with plenty of food for thought, suggested starting points and action plans for a hedge fund asset management firm that works hard to foster transparency about our activities in the space.
As a consulting environmental scientist working for decades in the environmental and social aspects of the ESGs - I really enjoyed learning about the corporate governance and financial modeling considerations. The course was very logically laid out and provided very practical advice. I especially appreciated the implementation process and strategies included. I will be recommending this course to employees and colleagues alike.
Abundant Environment Foundation, USA
We understand that sustainable finance will become mainstream in many financial markets in the near future. We want to position ourselves as experts in this field to advise our clients to the very best. PRI Academy, through its courses and resources, is our partner when it comes to learning about sustainable and responsible investment principles. We particularly like the logical approach in their courses.
PRI Academy provided me with a strong base of intelligence with which to evaluate ESG factors. Not only can these factors directly impact the value of an investment, but they can have direct impacts on our quality of life. As investing becomes more global and our knowledge base expands dramatically, every investor needs to consider these important factors.
The course was a great way to live a day in the life of a buy side analyst. It allowed for a greater understanding of how and why the ESG offerings are becoming more robust and more important. The work that we are doing at ISS continues to reflect the ever-changing landscape of ESG work. ISS is uniquely positioned in that we have best-in-class offerings covering ESG, shareholder engagement, financial performance (EVA), and climate. This course really was a great way to bring to life the use cases and applications of ESG in the investment process.
The RI Foundations course provides a very good overview of responsible investment and how to integrate it into investment management. The practical nature of the content brings the concepts alive as they address real life scenarios.
The PRI's integrated analysis approach, that blends ESG principles with fundamental analysis, can inspire a better understanding of companies. Integrated analysis is an approach every investor should consider. PRI's course is a useful tool to start integrated analysis of companies. PRI's integrated approach might become a standard in fundamental analysis of companies.
The resources provided by PRI Academy through this course were very helpful and valuable to me. I got the elements and knowledge needed to write the Responsible Investment Policy of the University Endowment, and inspire its board to take an active role in the ESG issues and its impact in the long term risk-return profile.
The PRI courses provide a good starting point to get familiar with the broad range of ESG issues. Furthermore, they provide access to a vast library of ESG topic to dig deeper.
It was great to be able to study the 'Getting Started in Responsible Investment' at my own pace and at a time that suited my schedule. I found the material easy to follow and I enjoyed the way it was presented - clicking my way from one topic to the next was fun. And the real life case studies and self testing kept me engaged. Thank you!
Great introduction to responsible investment. Clear explanation of why the integration of ESG factors in decision making is so important. Essential knowledge for better risk management.
If you only chose one course this year, I would suggest the PRI Academy Foundations course. This e-learning course will give you a good overview of ESG and real life examples as to how to integrate ESG in your business model.
An excellent set of courses which helped me to put in context the importance of ESG for an investor. The real life cases were very interesting and explain how, with this additional information, issues could have been avoided. To be recommended for anyone looking to better understand ESG and the role it plays in investment decisions.
The PRI Academy's ESG online training course is a great tool to acquire the necessary ESG skillset relevant in today's investment world in a very efficient and well-structured manner.
The PRI courses provide an opportunity to ensure financial professionals are armed with the lexicon and tools to assess investment vehicles and corporations and cull out those not meeting certain ESG standards.
The PRI Academy is leading the way in practical and well-founded ESG education for all investment professionals. It's a must have.
A really useful training certification which has grounded me with the essentials to be able to better support my clients in implementing ESG transformation and change across the business.
This course has broadened my skills and know-how on the adoption and implementation of ESG aspects within investment activities. The PRI course provides a holistic approach on assessing the exposures and risks within industries and their impact on the overall financial performance.
Getting Started in RI, provides a concise introduction to the subjects of ESG, sustainability and responsible investment. The length of the course is perfect for an introduction, and for many will provide a first step on a path of greater learning or qualifications on the topic.
The PRI’s Getting Started course is superb. The breadth and depth of the course provided me with greater insight into the qualitative and quantitative aspects of environmental, social and governance issues related to managing an investment portfolio. What I found particularly helpful were the concrete examples of ESG integration in securities analysis and portfolio construction. The course further improved my understanding of how RI can impact financial statement analysis and this helps to assess the financial and economic risks and opportunities for companies.
Advanced RI Analysis has been appropriately structured to provide an overview of all relevant aspects of ESG Analysis. The content has helped me structure my thoughts around the construction of thein-house ESG Ratings System for my Company. PRI Academy has provided the means to a solid foundation and direction for ESG Analysis through its courses
As a corporate executive, NED and board advisor for financial and non-financial organisations, it is imperative that Boards have senior leadership who are able to direct appropriately the current trends regarding ESG, sustainable finance and responsible investment. As an expert in this field, it is key to keep up-to-date and PRI Academy provides the perfect solution via their online courses where you can learn while you earn!