EXA Climate and France Invest e-learning course on sustainable finance

AXA Climate, in partnership with France Invest, is launching an online course on French and European sustainable financing. This two-hour course aims to provide the necessary preconditions for understanding the problems of sustainable transition, as well as the European and French structures of sustainable financing.

This online course is designed for any audience, including investors in management companies and their preferential holdings for the France Invest community.

We want to becomeSection 8“, What does it mean? How to determine the level of consistency of my activities with the European taxonomy? Do I need to write a TCFD report? Which of our holdings will have to report using the CSRD system? And, first, why should finances evolve towards this reporting?green” ?

Here are some of the questions that this new learning path answers. It consists of two main parts: the first focuses on the scientific issues of sustainable transition, the second – on regulations on sustainable financing, which investors must or must adhere to.

Almost twenty training videos, supplemented by quizzes to test knowledge acquisition, present the basic concepts of the regulatory framework for sustainable financing: European taxonomy, the Regulation on Stable Financial Disclosure (SFDR), the Corporate Stability Directive (CSRD), Article 29 of the Energy Climate. Law, Financial Climate Disclosure Working Group (TCFD).

This training course is designed for all employees of investment management companies (SGPs), as well as their investments. The training aims to give everyone a common base on climate and ESG. This allows everyone to understand which texts will have a specific impact on their activities and how. With this in mind, its content has been designed to be accessible to all audiences.

Understanding the transition (6 lessons)

Understanding the transition (6 lessons)

Understanding Sustainable Finance (9 courses)

Understanding Sustainable Finance (9 courses)

For Claire Chabrie, President of France Invest«is an innovative approach for France Invest to working with AXA Climate School, which is an e-learning specialist and influences many students. One of the key missions of France Invest is the pursuit of fair transition and sustainable growth, which is the key to business efficiency. It is important that the topics of sustainable financing are no longer the sole responsibility of the management company’s ESG managers, but that every investor fully owns them. This unprecedented training allows these messages to be widely disseminated

For Antoine Poincaré, Vice President of AXA Climate«this course is a response to the demand we have been seeing for several months in the investment funds that our consulting firm works with. This collaboration with France Invest, with which we created the content, will allow the widest possible dissemination of information to teach as many students as possible the problems of sustainable financing.”.

About France Invest

France Invest unites almost all private equity teams operating in France, and thus, as of 31.12.2021, has almost 400 active members and 180 associate members. Due to its mission of ethics, control and development of market practices, it is one of the two recognized AMF associations, membership in which is one of the conditions of approval for management companies. It is the only professional association specializing in private equity. Promoting the location and role of private capital, active participation in its development by uniting the whole profession and establishing best practices, methods and tools for professional and responsible implementation of the shareholder profession are among the priorities of France.

More information: www.franceinvest.eu

About AXA Climate School

The Climate School is an online learning guide that allows organizations in all sectors to educate their employees on environmental issues. It was developed by AXA Climate, an AXA Group company specializing in adaptation to climate change. Launched in 2021, the climate school is available in ten languages, already has two million users and works for companies such as Saint-Gobain, Accor, Schneider Electric and Ubisoft.

More information: www.axaclimateschool.com