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Introduction to ESG

Learn about the landscape, the challenges and opportunities in ESG investing. We take you through the spectrum of ESG investing, cover issues like greenwashing and touch on the regulatory developments in the space.

This Course is For:

Private Wealth

Private wealth managers and advisors- especially those covering NextGen clients

Family Offices

Family office CIOs     and investment teams as well as Principals who want to learn more.

Finance Professionals

Financial professionals interested to pivot their careers.


Those who want to understand the basics of sustainable finance from an investor's perspective.

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Topic 1

Introduction to the course & your instructors


Topic 2: ESG Investing Fundamentals

  1. The Growth of ESG

  2. Approaches to ESG

  3. Performance & Ratings of ESG Investments


Topic 3: ESG Integration in Detail

  1. ESG Integration Overview

  2. Materiality

  3. Security & Portfolio Analysis

  4. Challenges & The Investment Decision


Topic 4: Greenwashing

  1. Greenwashing in ESG

  2. Vague, Deceptive & Untrue Claims

  3. Greenwashing Regulation


Topic 5: Summary

  1. Key Takeaways


Case Studies/Features of Different Investor Perspectives

  1. Arisaig Partners

  2. BNP Paribas Asset Management

Mode of Learning

On-demand  video 


60 minutes

Your Instructor

Gabriel Wilson-Otto

Gabriel leads the global development of Sustainable Investing frameworks, policies and investment products at Fidelity International. In this role he works closely with a wide range of stakeholders to help deliver the data, frameworks, proprietary tools, product architecture and policies to support Fidelity's sustainable investing ambitions.


Gabriel joined Fidelity from BNP Paribas Asset Management’s (BNPP AM) where he was Global Head of Sustainability Research and managed the global ESG Analyst team. As the team lead, he contributed to developing and delivering BNPP AM’s sustainability research agenda in collaboration with internal and external parties and was responsible for overseeing the development and evolution of BNPP AM’s proprietary ESG scoring framework.


He joined BNPP AM from Goldman Sachs where he was Head of GS SUSTAIN Asia (Goldman Sachs ESG equity research team).


Gabriel supports the development of the sustainable investing ecosystem through participation in a range of industry working groups, educational lectures and webinars.

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Guest Speakers


Lilian Wang

Research Director (Impact & Engagement)

Arisaig Partners


Xuansheng Ou Yang

Green Bonds & ESG Analyst

BNP Paribas Asset Management


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