3.00 credit hours
Natural systems and resources are being depleted, degraded, and impaired at a rapidly increasing pace. Yet there are very few businesses that are paying adequate attention to the adverse impact of such changes on their future as well as on their survival. How do these changes affect corporate risks? What financial challenges do they create? How can policy changes help move firms in the right direction? What innovative products and strategies can companies use to deal with these challenges? How can companies assess sustainability risk? How can these strategies add sustainable value to firms? These are just a sample of the questions that we will address in this course. This course on Green Finance will provide you with a unique opportunity to understand and explore such questions, especially as they pertain to the role of senior financial managers as well as other members of the senior management team of companies across different industries. It will expose you to cutting edge practices in the area of green finance, providing you with the thought leadership that is essential for success in today's competitive world.