Pan-European multi-specialist asset manager Candriam Investors Group has launched Candriam Academy, a training platform for sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) for financial intermediaries.
The academy is intended to develop understanding, support education and enhance knowledge regarding SRI among financial institutions.
Candriam claims that the academy offers a sophisticated platform to everyone. The platform provides content on SRI in different modules and a score of 8/10 in each module is must to obtain the certificate.
The platform is presented in English and Italian languages. French version will be launched soon.
Candriam Academy has obtained official approval from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment and is waiting for additional local accreditations.
Candriam Investors Group CEO Naim Abou-Jaoude said: “We believe in the importance of promoting sustainable investing and the academy will allow us to raise further awareness and improve best practice among the financial community.”