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Climate Finance

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 6
Module lead
Renatas Kizys
Academic year

Module overview

This module will help you to understand how Finance can help to address Climate Change issues. Climate Finance is a broad discipline that scrutinises both the types of climate risks and the sources of financing of environmental projects that aim to mitigate or adapt to climate change. This module will provide with a solid understand of the types of climate risks. Climate risk modelling tools will be imparted in this module. Managing such risks is of paramount importance for institutions, governments, and investors. You will distinguish between different sources of financing that aim to mitigate the climate crisis. Beside corporate finance and regulatory perspectives, this module will further advance your knowledge in investments and portfolio management, by considering various green and ethically-cleanses assetsvehicles of investment. This module also aims to enhance and deepen your knowledge of alternative investments by considering some ethically-cleansed assetsvehicles of investment, such as green stocks, bonds, as well as other financial instruments. This module will highlight the current challenges in Climate Finance and encourage you to think critically about the solutions the economy and financial institutions can offer to tackle the climate crisis. This module provides knowledge and understanding of Climate Finance, and introduces the role main actors, stakeholders and institutions play in addressing climate change problems. This module will also encourage you to think further how FinTech can contribute to address climate change problems.

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