The future of the financial industry will belong to companies that successfully integrate sustainability considerations into every stage of their investment process. Identifying and assessing sustainability challenges will become a core competency for the next generation of finance executives.
At Finance for a Sustainable Future, we believe that junior team members play a central role in the investment process. They give them the opportunity to learn the latest tools for assessing both social and environmental sustainability exposures of potential investments.
They are inviting potential participants to apply to our conference, which will be held from 29 to 31 August 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic. It will cover subjects such as:
- How sustainability affects companies across a wide range of industries
- How to identify and assess sustainability risks
- How to use Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) information to improve investment returns
- How to use strategies such as impact investing to help our society overcome sustainability challenges
- Fully covered conference costs. Limited number of need-based scholarships to cover accommodation and travel for exceptional candidates.
- Following the event, participants will be admitted to the Finance for a Sustainable Future alumni community, and will be able to benefit from a network of junior finance professionals working in leading financial institutions across Europe.
- Candidates must be able to communicate fluently in verbal and written English.
- Applicants must be between 18 and 25 years old at the time of the workshop and must have completed high school education.
- Applicants must be either citizens, residents or students in an EU, EEA or EFTA country (includes Switzerland and the UK).
- Applicants must have a basic knowledge of finance. This requirement can be fulfilled either by relevant work experience or by academic background (e.g. having completed or currently studying towards a Business, Economics or Finance degree).
- Applicants must either be currently working in the finance industry or have the goal of entering into the finance industry after completing their studies.
- Experience related to sustainability is not required.
Eligible Regions: European Union, EEA or EFTA country (includes Switzerland and the UK)
Apply online through the given link.
Application Deadline: May 15, 2018