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Welcome to the Candriam Academy

The world’s first free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing.

The Candriam Academy aims to raise the awareness, education and knowledge of institutional investors and financial intermediaries on the topic of sustainable and responsible investing via an innovative online platform of inspiring and actionable content and materials.

The Candriam Academy is free of charge and open to all (though has been conceived with the needs of intermediaries in mind).

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What’s going to be big for responsible investors in 2021? Here are RI’s predictions

This year will be busier than ever for the sustainable finance and responsible investment world. RI Editor Sophie Robinson-Tillett identifies six of the biggest topics to watch....

HYDROGEN POWER – ENABLING A VIRTUOUS DECARBONISATION LOOP

There has been a significant increase in investor interest in companies focusing on hydrogen technology as governments included them in their post-COVID recovery plans. In this paper, we look at hydrogen from the environmental standpoint, as well as key factors...

Sustainable Development Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.

What are the SDGs? Goal 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyThe United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a framework for achieving a better and more sustainable future for all people and our planet. The 17 Goals address global challenges related to...

Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality

The fifth UN (United Nations) Sustainable Development goal is Gender Equality. The goal is to “achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.” Women and girls represent half of the world’s popu­lation and therefore also half of its potential. But, today...

No Surprise: Sustainability Funds Outperform the Market – Despite COVID-19

The megatrend of 2019 was sustainability. Led by climate activist Greta Thunberg, youth across the world demanded politicians and business owners engage in immediate action on climate and sustainability. Investors followed in droves: According to research by...

System Change Investing has the potential to be the highest impact SRI

If an asset manager were contemplating the ideal fund in the Sustainable/Responsible Investing (SRI) area, they probably would have at least three requirements: outstanding financial performance, highest possible sustainability benefits and market leadership...

Inside Out Economics: Are Externalities the Main Event?

The question our sustainability crisis poses is whether our economy is more market failure than market? What says economics, then? The article is an abridged version of an essay, ‘Pigou and the Dropped Stitch of Economics’ available at the Preventable Surprises...

French President Emmanuel Macron and ESG Investing

French President Emmanuel Macron took office in 2017 at age 39 with promises to bring venture capital and a new tech industry to France. The president, who comes from a banking background, also pushed for ambitious environmental reforms across industries. His economic...

Bill Gates – Upping the Stakes with Impact Investing

 Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is a pioneer in what’s known as impact investing—private investment that not only has a measurable bottom line, but also a real environmental or social impact.  That goes beyond ESG investing, which generally seeks to...

Sustainable Development Goals – SDG 4

The fourth UN (United Nations) Sustainable Development Goal focuses on Quality Education. The goal is to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” According to the UN, achieving inclusive and quality...