Overview

Topic

This two-day course introduces participants on implications of sustainability for the banking and insurance industries: ESG risks and ESG-related opportunities for banks and insurance companies.

Target audience

The course is designed for practitioners in banking, finance and investment who want to gain an in-depth understanding of the main challenges of the financial sector and possible implications for banks and insurers, and for their products.

Qualifications

Participants have a graduate degree and several years of working experience. The course language is English.

Goal

This course of two days allows participants to increase their knowledge on implications of sustainability for the banking and insurance industry.

Course director

Dr. Annette Krauss, Center for Microfinance, University of Zurich

Lecturers

Dr. Christian Leitz UBS AG
Olivier Jaeggi ECOFACT
Amandine Favier WWF
Katharina Serafimova WWF
Yann Kermode UBS AG
Dr. Thomas Streiff Brugger und Partner AG

Examination

Active classroom attendance and assessment

Credits

Attestation of participation (2 ECTS).
The credits can be transferred to the CAS in Sustainable Finance executive degree program or to the MAS/DAS in Finance.

Method

Lecture (attendance required)

Place & Date

Course duration: September 21, 2017 - September 22, 2017

Event Date Place
Lecture September 21, 2017 Zurich
Lecture September 22, 2017 Zurich

Application deadline: August 31, 2017

Cost

CHF 1’500.- tuition. Tuition covers all materials and breaks.

Travel and accommodation are not included.