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Sustainable Investing & MAS Guidelines on Environmental Risk ManagementNEW

For MAS Core CPD requirements.

This course enables appointed representatives of capital market service licensees who serve retail investors to meet the MAS’ requirement that they must complete 6 hours of relevant continuing professional development (CPD) training in ethics or rules and regulations, which are accredited by the Institute of Banking and Finance, by the end of every calendar year.



At the end of the module, participants will be able to:

- Understand sustainable investing and its increasing importance in today's climate

- Identify key factors driving sustainable investment

- Explore methods used by investment managers to practise sustainable investing

- Explore case studies on applications of Sustainable Investment

- Understand the MAS Guidelines on Environmental Risk Management for Asset Managers


This course is tailored for investment management professionals in Singapore and is designed to meet the MAS’ requirement under SFA04-N09 where an appointed representative of a holder of a capital markets services licence is required to complete 6 hours of Core CPD training in ethics, rules or regulations or both, that is relevant to the type of regulated activity he conducts.

With effect from 1 January 2019, under the MAS’ Notice on Minimum Entry and Examination Requirements for Representatives of Holders of Capital Markets Services Licence and Exempt Financial Institutions (“SFA04-N09”), an appointed representative of a holder of a capital markets services (CMS) licence must complete by the end of every calendar year: 
1. Core CPD hours: 6 hours in ethics or rules and regulations or both, which is relevant to the type or types of regulated activity he carries out; and

2. Supplementary CPD hours: 3 hours of relevant training courses.

Only training hours of courses in ethics or rules and regulations, or both, as the case may be, which are accredited by IBF will be counted towards the Core CPD hours.


Click here to download the course prospectus.




Registration Fee: $300

This course is recognised under the Financial Training Scheme (FTS) and is eligible for FTS claims subject to all eligibility criteria being met. Please note that in no way does this represent an endorsement of the quality of the training provider and course.  Participants are advised to assess the suitability of the programme and its relevance to participants’ business activities or job roles. 

The FTS is available to eligible entities based on the prevalent funding eligibility, quantum and caps. FTS claims may only be made for recognised programmes with specified validity period. Please refer to for more information. 

New and Enhanced Schemes to Support the Finance Sector Workforce

1. Up to 95% course fee subsidy with IBF Credit to offset course fees.

2. $15/hr Training Allowance Grant (TAG) available to the FIs after employees complete training in IBF recognised courses.

Please refer to the IBF’s website for more details on the above scheme.


Total Duration:
2 hours
Prog. type:
IMAS Secretariat
One Phillip Street
Royal One Phillip #10-02
Singapore 048692
Tel: +65 6223 7213
Fax: +65 6223 9352