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Below is a list of training opportunities that may be of interest to those pursuing a career in sustainable finance.

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Leonardo Project  Sustainable Investment Training Course for Financial Advisers – IN DEVELOPMENT

UKSIF, along with eight other European organisations including France’s Novethic and FNG – the German, Austrian and Swiss Sustainable Investment Forum, is currently working on a European Commission funded project to deliver a SRI training course for financial advisers.

The ‘Leonardo Project’ Sustainable Investment Training Course is currently in development. If you would like to hear more about this once it has been completed please register your interest at info@uksif.org.

 For more information about the course please click here.

Birkbeck College, University of London

Birkbeck College offers MSc’s in ‘Business Strategy and the Environment’ and ‘Corporate Governance and Ethics’.

Contact Details:
Birkbeck College, University of London
Tel: +44 (0)845 601 0174
Email: info@birbbeckmatters.com
Web: http://www.bbk.ac.uk

 

Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University offers a MSc in ‘Corporate Governance’.

Contact Details:
Bournemouth University
Poole, Dorset
Tel: +44 (0)1202 524 111
Email: enquiries@bournemouth.ac.uk
Web: www.bournemouth.ac.uk

 

Centre for Human Ecology

The Centre for Human Ecology offers a MSc in ‘Human Ecology’ and a certificate of Professional Development in ‘Ethical Enterprise’.

Contact Details:
Centre for Human Ecology
Edinburgh
Tel: +44 (0)845 119 2001
Web: www.che.ac.uk

 

Chartered Institute of Marketing

The Chartered Institute of Marketing offers a one day workshop on ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’.

Contact Details:
The Chartered Institute of Marketing
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Tel: +44 (0)1628 427 500
Email: qualifications@cim.co.uk
Web: www.cim.co.uk

 

Cranfield University

The Cranfield University School of Management offers MSc’s in ‘Environmental Management for Business’ and ‘Design for Sustainability’.

Contact Details:
Cranfield University
Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Tel: +44 (0)1234 750 111
Email: info@cranfield.ac.uk
Web: www.cranfield.ac.uk

 

De Montfort University

De Montfort University offers MSc’s in ‘International Business & Corporate Social Responsibility’ and ‘Climate Change and Sustainable Development’.

Contact Details:
De Montfort University
Leicester
Tel: +44 (0)116 255 1551
Email: enquiry@dmu.ac.uk
Web: www.dmu.ac.uk

 

Imperial College, University of London

Imperial College offers a MSc in ‘Environmental Technology’.

Contact Details:
Imperial College
London
Tel:+44 (0)20 7589 5111
Web: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk

 

Institute of Social and Ethical Accountability (ISEA)

The Institute of Social and Ethical Accountability, also known as AccountAbility, offers a 5 day training course on, Corporate Responsibility, Stakeholder Engagement and AA1000 Assurance.

Contact Details:
The Institute of Social and Ethical AccountAbility
London
Tel: +44 (0)20 7549 0400
Email: secretariat@accountability21.net
Web: www.accountability21.net

 

International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility

Nottingham University Business School’s International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility offers a MBA and Ma/MSc in ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’, and a MBA in ‘Business Ethics Corporate Governance and Social Accountability’. ICCSR also offers a MA in ‘Business Ethics’, ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Context’, ‘Social & Environmental Accounting’, Economic Crime’ and ‘Strategies for Corporate Social Responsibility’.

Contact Details:
Nottingham Business School – International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility
University of Nottingham
Tel: +44 (0)118 466 976
Email: iccsr@nottingham.ac.uk
Web: www.nottingham.ac.uk

 

Judge Business School

The Judge Business School offers a MBA in ‘Corporate Governance and Ethics’.

Contact Details:
Judge Business School
Cambridge
Tel: +44 (0)1223 339 561
Email: mba-enquiries@jbs.cam.ac.uk
Web: www.jbs.cam.ac.uk

 

Lancaster University

The Department of Environmental Science offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Contact Details:
Lancaster University
Tel: +44 (0)1524 592 032
Email: pgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Web: www.lancs.ac.uk

 

Lead Europe

LEAD is an internation non-profit organisation with a fast growing network of leaders in more than 90 countries across the world.  Our shared mission is to inspire leadership for a sustainable world.  We do this by searching worldwide for outstanding people, developing their leadership potential through our innovative training programmes and working with them to mobilise others to make a real difference to the future of this planet.

Contact Details:
Lead Europe
London
Tel: +44 (0)20 7938 8701
Email: europe2009@lead.org
Web: www.lead.org/page/174

 

Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University offers a MSc in ‘Corporate Governance’.

Contact Details:
Leeds Beckett University
Tel: +44 (0)113 283 3113
Web: www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk 

 

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University offers a MA in ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’.

Contact Details:
London Metropolitan University
Tel: + 44 (0)20 7423 0000
Email: admissions@londonmet.ac.uk
Web: www.londonmet.ac.uk

MSc Sustainable Business, Energy and Finance
Tel: 01273 566487
E-mail: j.sedgwick@londonmet.ac.uk

 

Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University offers 100% Online MBA in Sustainable Business

Contact Details:

Marylhurst University

Oregon, USA

Tel: +1 503699 6268

Email: admissions@marylhurst.edu

Web: www.marylhurst.edu

 

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Oxford Saïd offers the Oxford Impact Investing Programme, running 18-22 April 2016

Contact Details:

Bradford Peaston

Tel: +44 (0)1865 422747

Email: Bradford.Peaston@sbs.ox.ac.uk

Web: www.sbs.oxford.edu/impact

 

SGS Training Services

SGS Training Services offers training for ‘Social and Ethical Accounting and Reporting’.

Contact Details:
SGS Training Services
Camberley, Surrey
Tel: +44 (0)127 669 7777
Web: www.training.uk.sgs.com

 

South Bank University

South Bank University offers a PgDip ⁄ MSc in ‘Corporate Governance’.

Contact Details:
South Bank University
London
Tel: +44 (0)20 7815 7815
Email: enquiry@lsbu.ac.uk
Web: www.lsbu.ac.uk

 

University of Bath

The University of Bath offers MSc’s in ‘Business and Community’.

Contact Details:
University of Bath
Tel: +44 (0)122 538 8388
Email: Registry@Bath.ac.uk
Web: www.bath.ac.uk

 

University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership offers a mixture of Masters courses, short courses and seminars on sustainability issues in the corporate world.

Contact Details:

Cambridge Programme for Industry
University of Cambridge
Tel: +44 (0)122 334 2100
Email: info@cpsl.cam.ac.uk
Web: www.cpsl.cam.ac.uk

University of Dundee

The University of Dundee offers a BSc and a MA in Environmental Science.

Contact Details:
University of Dundee
Tel: +44 (0)138 238 5082
Web: www.dundee.ac.uk

 

University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia offers a BSc, MSc and MRes in Environmental Sciences. It also offers the world’s first MBA in Strategic Carbon Management. Modules within this programme include Contemporary Issues in Climate Change and Energy, Economics of the Low Carbon Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility in a Global Context, Environmental Accounting and Finance, and many others.

Contact Details:
University of East Anglia
Norwich
Tel: +44 (0)160 345 6161
Email: env.msc.admiss@uea.ac.uk
Web:www1.uea.ac.uk

 

University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh offers a Carbon Management Masters Programme. This programme offers a collaboration between the School of Geosciences and the Business School.  An MSc in Carbon Management provides training in business, economics, and the science of carbon management.

Contact Details:
University of Edinburgh
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 4086
Web:www.geos.ed.ac.uk/masters/cman.html

 

University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow offers a MBA in ‘Business Administration’.

Contact Details:
University of Glasgow
Tel: +44 (0)141 330 2000
Web: www.gla.ac.uk

 

University of Oxford

The University of Oxford offers a MSc in ‘Environmental Change and Management’, and a MSc in ‘Nature, Society and Environmental Policy’.

Contact Details:
University of Oxford
Tel: +44 (0)1865 270 059
Email: enquiries@ouce.ox.ac.uk
Web: www.admin.ox.ac.uk

The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment offers a range of executive education programmes and short courses on sustainability issues in business, including a one-week programme on Sustainable Finance.

Contact Details: 
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford
Tel: +44 (0)1865 614 942
Email: education@smithschool.ox.ac.uk
Web: www.smithschool.ox.ac.uk

 

University of Ulster

The University of Ulster offers a MSc in ‘Management& Corporate Governance’.

Contact Details:
University of Ulster
Londonderry
Tel: + 44 (0) 870 040 0700
Web: www.ulster.ac.uk

 

Volans Year

Volans Year is a one year structured work-study program for professionals with proven social impact organizations in Cambodia and Singapore. The programme is targeted at individuals with 4 to 7 years of work experience who are interested in learning more about the social impact sector and developing their leadership and management skills at the same time.

Contact Details:
Volans Year
Cambodia and Singapore
Email: info@volans.com
Web: www.volansyear.com

 

Warwick Business School

The MBA at Warwick Business School offers a study of ‘Corporate Citizen’ and ‘Corporate Governance’.

Contact Details:
Warwick Business School
University of Warwick, Coventry
Tel: +44 (0)24 7652 4306
Email: enquiries@wbs.ac.uk
Web: www.wbs.ac.uk