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Understand the main elements of green finance

Managing climate-related risks and supporting the transition to a low-carbon world are our most significant global challenges. Achieving these requires the combined efforts of global bodies, national governments and the financial services sector, putting sustainability and stewardship at the heart of finance.

The Certificate provides you with a comprehensive overview and understanding of the evolving Green Finance Sector.

This includes: scientific background; key concepts; principles, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals; risk management; products and services (banking, insurance and investment); and ethical dimensions.

Total Program Fee


Please allow up to 10 business days for your enrolment to be processed by Chartered Banker Institute.

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World's first benchmark qualification for Green Finance

The Chartered Banker Institute launched the first global, benchmark qualification for the green finance sector.


Course duration

Recommended study time of 130 hours can generally be completed in two months.


Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements, and no prior knowledge of the Green Finance sector is assumed


Online flexibility

Delivered online which means you can start and complete anytime.

Who is this for?

The broad introduction to the key concepts covered makes it suitable for a range of individuals:

Bankers, insurers, investment managers, central bankers and regulators, risk managers, analysts and consultants who want to increase their knowledge in this area of growing importance in financial services.

What’s Included

e-Learning Material

The Chartered Banker Institute’s learning management solution reinforces key learning objectives.

Digital Study Guide

Delivered via a comprehensive digital study guide which breaks up learning into bite size units.

Ongoing Assessment

Each unit is followed by a short concept-check test or quiz to confirm your understanding.

Exam Fee

The first attempt at the 50 multiple-choice question quiz is included in the cost.

The learning experience is


Online Learning

Start anytime from any location at your own pace



Stimulating interactive learning experience with a hands-on approach. 



Access an extensive suite of engaging learning materials.


Industry Led

Developed in close consultation with senior industry practitioners. 

What do I get when I finish the course?

Success in this exam leads to the Chartered Banker Institute Green Finance Certificate.

Geoff Toone F FIN

Geoff Toone F FIN

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer | National Bank of Vanuatu

The Green Finance Certificate course has been both challenging and enlightening. The course content stretches your traditional finance mindset. A very positive learning experience done in a flexible format.

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