Green Finance Education Charter

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Green finance - professional education.


The Green Finance Education Charter is a commitment by its signatory professional educational and membership bodies to:

  • Engage members on climate change and environmental issues;
  • Curate, develop and promote relevant resources to members;
  • Encourage the adoption of relevant global and national standards, frameworks and guidance (PRI, PRB, PSI, TCFD);
  • Engage with policymakers, regulators, researchers and practitioners to identify and promote impactful and effective best practices in green and sustainable finance and support national strategies;
  • Collaborate with other signatories, as well as domestic and international counterparts, to enhance and promote the integration of green and sustainable finance into academic and professional programmes of education and training;
  • Work with the Green Finance Institute to engage employers and encourage commitment to and the take up of green and sustainable finance programmes of initial and continuing professional development; and
  • Report annually on progress in mainstreaming the principles and practice of green and sustainable finance.
Source - Green Finance Institute

The founding members of the GFEC are:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Association of Corporate Treasurers
  • CFA Society of the UK
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association
  • Chartered Banker Institute
  • Chartered Insurance Institute
  • Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment
  • CIMA
  • ICAS
  • Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
  • The London Institute of Banking and Finance

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