Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) Investing

ECON 578

This course addresses the challenges and opportunities in implementing an ESG investment strategy. Begins with a review of the history and definitions of ESG investing and highlights how financial institutions are increasingly building ESG products and practices. The course will emphasize applications in energy, environment, climate change, and social equity, and will include many guest speakers who are experts in the field. Students will enhance their understanding of impact investing, renewable energy, climate tech, corporate sustainability, venture capital, private equity, asset management, and equities research. Recommended prereqs: Econ 205, Econ 372, Environ 796, Energy 620, or instructor consent.
Cross-Listed As
  • ENERGY 578
Typically Offered
Fall Only