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News about the ESG universe and updates regarding the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing and GARP SCR

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June 2024

Embrace Flexibility: The CFA's Online Proctored ESG Exam Explained

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May 2024

Exploring the New Impact Certificate by CFA Society UK: Is it worth it?

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May 2024

Unleashing Potential with Brainie: The Learning Platform Tailored for Success

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March 2024

Navigating the Future of Risk Management: A Deep Dive into GARP's SCR Certification

Unlock your potential in climate risk & sustainability with GARP's SCR Certificate. Gain vital skills for navigating industry challenges.

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February 2024

Master Your CFA ESG and GARP SCR Journey: 5 Top Brainie Videos Every Aspirant Professional Should Watch

Welcome to the next Brainie Blog – your ultimate guide towards putting you on track towards succeeding in the CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing and the GARP SCR certification. As a CFA charter holder, I understand your needs regarding top-notch study materials backed by effective exam preparation. In this blog, I share the five most important YouTube videos from Brainie that will enhance your understanding and help maximise your chances of getting through the CFA ESG and GARP SCR exams.

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January 2024

The ESG Debate: Understanding the BlackRock Lawsuit and Its Impact on the Investment Industry

The investment community is closely following the lawsuit filed by Tennessee against BlackRock. This case highlights the ongoing debate around Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing and its integration with traditional investment principles.

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November 2023

CFA ESG Changes of Version 4 to v2024

The CFA ESG Certificate's Version 5, or the 2024 Edition, comes with an important registration caveat: candidates will be tested based on the version they register for.

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October 2023

Navigating the Tides of ESG Reporting: 2024 Changes

Explore the EU's CSRD directive's impact on ESG reporting and how Brainie's CFA ESG & GARP SCR exam prep guides professionals in sustainable corporate evolution.

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September 2023

What's the CFA ESG and GARP SCR Pass Rate? A Comprehensive Guide

Explore key factors for choosing between the CFA ESG Investing and GARP SCR exams. Our guide covers curriculum, exam dates, pass rates, and study tips.

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September 2023

What's the Best ESG and Sustainability Certification? A Detailed Comparison

Explore top ESG certifications for 2023. Learn the pros, cons, costs, and study needs for popular options like CFA ESG and GRI to make an informed choice.

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September 2023

Why GARP SCR is More Than Just for Risk Managers

Amid the surge in sustainable finance, two certifications stand tall: the GARP SCR and the CFA Institute’s Certificate in ESG Investing. In this piece, we'll unravel why GARP SCR's value extends beyond just risk management, marking a new era in finance.

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September 2023

Which is the Best ESG Certificate? Our Ultimative Guide

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on the future of finance in the context of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) certifications. With the increasing focus on sustainable investing and ethical business practices, ESG considerations are no longer a side note in the financial sector; they're a headline. As the ESG landscape becomes more multifaceted, credentials such as the CFA ESG Certificate, GARP's SCR, and EFFAS' CESGA are playing pivotal roles in shaping professionals who are not just financially savvy, but also ethically aware.

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August 2023

Career Boost with ESG Certificates: CFA ESG, GARP SCR, and CESGA

Unlock a rewarding ESG career in finance. Explore how specialized certifications can be your gateway to success.

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July 2023

Stepping into the World of Sustainable Finance: A Guide to Becoming an ESG Analyst

In recent years, as society becomes increasingly aware of the influence businesses have on our environment and communities, there has been a notable shift towards sustainable finance. This has given rise to a key role within companies: the ESG Analyst. But what exactly is an ESG Analyst, and how can you become one?

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July 2023

ESG Investing: Unlocking Sustainable Opportunities Across Industries

Discover the transformative impact of ESG investing across pivotal sectors of the economy — from innovating for a sustainable future in technology to redefining ethical accountability in healthcare, creating sustainable supply chains in logistics, and advocating for green practices in construction.

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July 2023

My observations after taking CFA ESG and GARP SCR:

In the past 12 months I’ve taken both exams - the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing and the GARP Sustainability and Climate Risk Certificate.

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July 2023

The Comprehensive Beginner's Guide to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)

Understanding Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors has become a prerequisite for navigating the complexities of the modern world.

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June 2023

Webinar on CFA ESG, GARP SCR, and CESGA Certificates

Are you preparing for the CFA ESG or GARP SCR exams? Look no further! Join our highly anticipated Braine Webinar and gain valuable insights to excel in these prestigious exams.

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May 2023

Brainie Series Chapter 4: Social Factors

Chapter four of the CFA in ESG Investing curriculum delves deep into social factors, including systemic relationships, material impacts, and approaches to social analysis at the country, sector, and company levels, and covers key megatrends, concepts, and risks associated with social factors.

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May 2023

ESG Investment Landscape: the US

The article highlights the SEC's proposed regulations and enforcement actions, the DOL's rule discussion, and the contribution of the CFA Institute to ESG practices' advancement. It also examines state legislators' measures in favor of and against ESG integration, citing ideological and protectionist motives.

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April 2023

ESG Investing in a Multi-Polar World

In a multipolar world, it is crucial to incorporate ESG into investment decisions as the world becomes more interconnected and economic and political power shifts among various regions. The most often discussed ESG investment topics, such as whether or not ESG-compliant investors can invest in defense and oil companies, as well as global regulatory frameworks, will be covered in this blog post.

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April 2023

Brainie Series Chapter 3: Environmental Factors

Environmental decision - making requires the navigation of both factual considerations (about what is likely to happen) and normative considerations (about what conditions of the world are desirable or acceptable).

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April 2023

ESG Integration in Investment Decision-Making

Learn about the growing popularity of integrating ESG into investing decisions, its impact on long-term results, and its drivers like risk, investor preferences, and CSR.

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March 2023

CFA ESG and GARP SCR FAQs

As our clients are often confronted with the same problems or questions, we would like to addess the most important questions about the CFA ESG or GARP SCR in this blogpost. Should your question not be answered, do not hesistate to chat us!

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March 2023

Brainie Series Chapter 2: The ESG Market

The second chapter from our Brainie Series is all about the ESG Market. This short chapter traces the roots of ESG investing and presents its transformation to its modern interpretation and implementation, which is still evolving.

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January 2023

Brainie Series Chapter 1: Introduction to ESG Investing

The learning objectives of this chapter is to provide a thorough introduction of what ESG investing is all about. The chapter covers the main definitions and concepts needed to get a better understanding of ESG investing.

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January 2023

CFA Program vs. Certificate in ESG Investing

The CFA program is one of the most respected professional certifications in finance. Stories of candidates struggling in Level 2 or despairing of the writing portion in Level 3 are famous in the analyst forum. The ESG certificate, on the other hand, is still in its infancy but is rapidly growing in popularity. In this blog post, we highlight which certificate is better suited for you.

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January 2023

CFA ESG vs. GARP SCR - Which Is Best for You?

Due to the growing need and interest in ESG, certifications in the field of ESG have become more and more in demand. CFA ESG or GARP SCR, which one is the best to choose?

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December 2022

The new CFA ESG curriculum

The CFA Institute's Certificate in ESG Investing Exam curriculum (Version 4) has been revised for 2023.

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December 2022

Changes of the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing

CFA Institute just released the 2023 curriculum for the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing. Along with the changes to the new curriculum (Version 4) came a few changes to the exam structure, price and timelines. In this blog post, we will focus on the changes of the CFA ESG exam experience. We will post a second blog post on the changes in the curriculum (Version 3 to Version 4).

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October 2022

The Importance of the CFA ESG Certification

The CFA ESG certification is not just a necessity for the financial industry, it's a game-changer for companies. It empowers investors and companies with the knowledge and understanding of the impact of Environmental, Social and Governance issues, and the power to effectively integrate it into their decision making process, giving them a competitive edge in the industry.

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May 2022

Guide to CFA Exam Prep and Study Materials

Initially launched as a local certificate in the UK, the CFA Institute Certificate in ESG has evolved into a globally sought-after certificate for market participants seeking to deepen their knowledge in ESG related topics.

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ESG Certification: A Key Step in Advancing Your Career

Obtaining an ESG (environmental, social, and governance) certificate can be a valuable asset for career development in today’s increasingly sustainability-conscious world.

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Introducing Our New Video Series: Mastering Key Concepts Made Simple!

Do you want to learn more about how asset and wealth manager integrate ESG factors into their investment decision making process? Then look no further than the CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing. Get your CFA ESG prep material now.