Sustainable Finance (MSB371)
The course in sustainable finance focuses on with the links between sustainability challenges and finance. The main task of the financial system is to provide funding for (positive NPV investments. Sustainable finance considers financial, social, and environmental issues. The goal is to embrace sustainability while still maintaining a financial perspective.
The course investigates environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. To what degree do these issues enter financial decisions such as (financial market) investments, corporate decisions, lending decisions, etc?
Much of this investigation will be conducted in the context of business cases in which ESG issues play an important role.
Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.