Sustainable Finance & Impact Investing

Programme Code: CRS-N-0045004

Overview

Risks & Opportunities Arising from Environmental, Social and Governance Issues

According to the recent GIIN Annual Impact Investor Survey (7th edition) of 209 organisations, there is an estimated $114 billion worth of impact investing assets under management to date.  With impact investors demonstrating strong growth trends in recent years, more investment managers have stepped in to offer impact products into their portfolios as investors begin to evaluate how they can invest in ways that can meet financial goals and support social and environmental change.

 

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Fee SGD1070.00* (as low as SGD121.00* after maximum funding) Learn more
Duration

1 day

Level
Intermediate
Venue

Singapore Management University

Learning Objectives
  • Understand investors’ general ESG investing needs and motivations
  • Gain insights on global landscape and implications to ASEAN
  • Acquire investing fundamentals to generate alpha and beta
  • Learn how to integrate impact investment products to portfolio
  • Develop effective communication strategy with target investors

Topics/Structure

  • Introduction to impact investing and sustainable finance
  • ESG Investing and the Global Landscape 
  • Tools and framework behind impact investing
  • Sustainability and Impact - Risk and Opportunities
  • Experiential Exercise
  • Public Policy and Regulations   
  • Industry and Research Perspectives
     

Who Should Attend

  • Fund management professionals in business development, marketing, portfolio management, fund administration, compliance and risk management
  • Relationship managers, product managers and investment specialists in wealth management

Assessment

Upon meeting the attendance requirement and passing the assessment, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion

Fees and Funding

 International ParticipantsSingapore Citizens1Singapore PRsEnhanced Training Support for SMEs4
21 to 39 years old40 years or older2Eligible for WTS3≥21 years old
Full Programme FeeS$1,000S$1,000S$1,000S$1,000S$1,000S$1,000
Less: SSG Grant Amount-(S$700)(S$700)(S$700)(S$700)(S$700)
Nett Programme FeeS$1,000S$300S$300S$300S$300S$300
7% GST on Nett Programme FeeS$70S$21S$21S$21S$21S$21
Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GSTS$1,070S$321S$321S$321S$321S$321
Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Schemes--(S$200)(S$250)-(S$200)
Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemesS$1,070S$321S$121  S$71   S$321S$121

1 All self-sponsored Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the programme. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to select the programme.

2 Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy - Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee

3 Workfare Training Support (WTS) - Singaporeans aged 35 and above (13 years and above for persons With disabilities) and earn not more than S$2,000 per month, may enjoy subsidies up to 95% of the programme fee.

4 Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) - SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. For more information, visit www.ssg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/training/enhanced-training-support-for-smes.html.

5 Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may apply for the absentee payroll funding via SkillsConnect at www.skillsconnect.gov.sg for Singaporean/permanent resident participants attending the programme during working hours. The absentee payroll funding is computed at 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50 per hour or $7.50 per hour for SME or 95% of hourly basic salary for WTS. For more information, visit https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/sop/portal/e-Services/For%20Employers/AbsenteePayroll.jsp

Schedule

Intake Information

To be advised

Program runs from 9am - 5pm

Speaker/Trainer Bio

David Chen

David Chen’s passion and commitment to sustainability is a result of his work in venture capital, regional economic development and climate change policy. He is Principal and Chairman of Equilibrium, an investment firm focused on building and managing sustainability driven, real assets portfolios, for institutional investors.  Equilibrium manages portfolios in green real estate, sustainable agriculture and food, and renewable resources.  Previously, Dave was a general partner at OVP Venture Partners; Founder/CEO GeoTrust; Corporate Vice President Marketing Mentor Graphics; McKinsey & Company; and early team member at Solectron. Dave is an adjunct professor of finance at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Testimonials

I have benefited and acquired knowledge around ESG related issues and opportunities. The trainer has brought several international case studies and examples which were eye opening.
P. Ng
Associate Financial Officer
Learnt an extremely practical approach to thinking about sustainability investing and the nuances of what makes it work.
S. Pang
Associate Director

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