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Sustainability Stewardship DevelopmentNEW

Developed in reference to the IBF and MAS Sustainable Finance Technical Skills and Competencies (SF TSCs), this IBF-STS accredited course  is specifically tailored to equip professionals in the financial sector with the necessary expertise to to lead and implement effective sustainability stewardship strategies within organizations.

Participants will explore various stewardship approaches while examining global trends, collaborative platforms and techniques for identifying material sustainability issues. Participants wlll also understand key sustainability stewardship issues, practices, and regulations and learn how to leverage stewardship to achieve financial and sustainability goals. 

Created by the Singapore Green Finance Centre and instructed by Dr. Rajiv B Lall, who is a Management Committee Member of SGFC and Professorial Research Fellow, Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, SMU.

At the end of the course, participants in the financial sector will be able to:
1. Understand key stewardship issues relevant to the organization and client.
2. Support the implementation of organization sustainability stewardship frameworks and policies
3. Explain key rationale for organization’s sustainability goals and role of stewardship in achieving it
4. Identify material and thematic stewardship issues relevant to the industries and customers
I. The what and why of sustainability stewardship
- What is Sustainability Stewardship?
- Why Sustainability Stewardship?
- Mega Trend 1: Climate Change
- Mega Trend 2: Technological  Change
- Mega Trend 3: Hyper Financialization
- Implications of Mega Trends
II. Sustainability stewardship regulations, codes and principles
- Commitments from International Community
- Stewardship Codes
- Best Practice Platforms for Capital Allocation
- Disclosure and Reporting
- Risk Management
- Market and Trade Regulations
III. Sustainability stewardship in practice
- Governance
- Strategy and Target Setting
- ESG Risk Management
- Reporting Metrics, Measurement and Accountability
- Three LEARNING UNITS, each with 45 - 75 minutes of videos.
- Six to Eight multiple-choice questions per unit
- Reading suggestions to enhance and deepen the learning experience.


Per Participant: $350*

This course is recognised under the Standards Training Scheme (STS) and is eligible for STS 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 STS is available to eligible entities based on the prevalent funding eligibility, quantum and caps. STS claims may only be made for recognised programmes with specified validity period. Please refer to for more information. 

Total Duration:
3 hours
Prog. type:
IBF STS Accredited
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