CESGA under the Pilot Green and Sustainable Finance Capacity Building Support Scheme

EFFAS is delighted to announce that on 12 December 2022 the Certified ESG Analyst (CESGA) was approved under the Pilot Green and Sustainable Finance Capacity Building Support Scheme in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong) (https://www.greentalent.org.hk/) with the Programme Identification Code: GTP-260223. As announced by the Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong in…

CESGA 3.1 version release 10.10.2022

To accomplish EFFAS’s mission to offer relevant and high-quality training the EFFAS Certified ESG Analyst® Programme has been revisited and updated by the EFFAS ESG Faculty. The 2022 update incorporates new relevant emerging topics, especially in the fast-evolving regulatory landscape, but also in responsible investing across asset classes and ESG reporting. Additionally, the complementary Module…

EFFAS Digital Assets and MiCA Programme: specialized for financial institutions

Markets in Crypto-assets (MiCA) Regulation, introduced in 2020, provides a sound legal framework for crypto-asset markets to develop within the EU by clearly defining the regulatory treatment of crypto-assets that are not covered by existing financial services legislation. To address these issues, EFFAS is preparing a specialised training programme for financial institutions, covering the mandatory…

CESGA included under the GSF Training Information Repository, Hong Kong

The Green and Sustainable Finance Cross-Agency Steering Group chaired by Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has officially launched the Green and Sustainable Finance Training Information Repository. Friends of the Earth (HK), the official Asia- Pacific Partner of The European Federation of Financial Analyst Societies (EFFAS) is delighted to…

Eagerly awaited EFFAS ESG Essentials launch April 2022

EFFAS, pioneer in ESG certifications worldwide, is pleased to introduce the ESG Essentials programme. The concept of responsible investment is here to stay. ESG (Environmental, Social and corporate Governance) factors are no longer the sole reserve of clients committed to protecting the planet: today ESG factors are important for everyone pursuing profitability. The new EFFAS…