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Sustainability for institutional investors

Institutional investors such as pension funds, insurers and asset managers are legally required to form policy to take into account Environmental, Social and Governance ("ESG") factors with their investment decisions.

Institutional investors by themselves form organisations of which “sustainability” may be part of the organisational strategy to generate better returns, or to develop new products and services (innovation).

This course teaches:

  • Sustainability in general: definition, background, global developments, legal requirements, economic theory;
  • Sustainability, ESG and investment policy, investment beliefs, impact investing, sustainable alternative investments
  • Sustainability and organisational theory
  • External reporting, integrated reporting, Global Reporting Initiative

You’ll get:

  • A certificate of participation
  • ‘The Profit of Sustainability’ (2015: Wolters Kluwer)
  • ‘Pension Funds, Insurers and Socially Responsible Investing’ (2019: Wolters Kluwer)
  • 'Investing in the Energy Transition by Pension Funds and Insurance Companies' (2021: Wolters Kluwer).
  • Meals at a nearby restaurant

PLEASE NOTE: This course and the books are available in the Dutch language only.


Coure dates: 3 April 2024, 10 April 2024, 17 April 2024, 24 April 2024

Time for each course: 15 – 8



Beurs World Trade Centre Rotterdam

Rates and registration