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    Online Series: The Future of Sustainability in Investment Management: Research and Tools

    April 14, 2021
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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    $0.00 Member Ticket | Advanced Registration Required

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    In Partnership with South Eastern CFA Societies

    And In Support of the Future of Finance

    Are you and your organization prepared for the impact that sustainability will have in investing going forward?  This growing area of the industry provides many opportunities, and this 60-minute interactive session will bring you up to speed on where the industry is headed and help you identify areas of professional development to build your skills and knowledge in the area. 

    It will cover:

    • Why sustainable investing is critical to the sustainability of investing, and how investment organizations are adapting 

     

    • How alternative data, improved data quality, and technology advancements are enabling better decision-making

     

    • Skills needed for the future, the structure of effective teams, and the supply and demand of sustainability talent 

     

    • A rubric for investment organizations, investment professionals, and the industry to support the pathway of sustainable investing 

     

    Qualifications: Ihr Professional Learning | CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill = ESG Integration + Industry & Company Analysis + The World Economy


    Rebecca Fender, CFA | Senior Director, Future of Finance, CFA Institute

    Rebecca Fender, CFA, leads the Future of Finance initiative, which is the thought leadership platform for CFA Institute. Her group publishes studies to help investment professionals build their careers and serve their clients more effectively.

    Ms. Fender has testified before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee AI Task Force on the impact of artificial intelligence on investment roles. She speaks regularly at industry events and has been quoted in the Financial Times, Bloomberg, and the New York Times, among others. 

    Prior to joining CFA Institute, Ms. Fender was a vice president at BlackRock working with pension funds and endowments, and she also worked at Cambridge Associates, where she published research about manager selection. She earned her undergraduate degree in economics from Princeton University and holds an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.

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    Online Series: The Future of Sustainability in Investment Management: Research and Tools

    April 14, 2021
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Webinar
    Details included in registration confirmation

    Qualifications: Ihr Professional Learning | CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill = ESG Integration + Industry & Company Analysis + The World Economy

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    Online Series: Data Visualization and Business Analytics with Microsoft Power BI

    April 14, 2021
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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    Our training partner, Cognitir is instructing this online course

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    Online Soft Skills Series: Hack Your Brain | Unlocking your Potential in the Digital Age

    April 28, 2021
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    Qualifications: Ihr Professional Learning | CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill = Leadership + Personal Effectiveness

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    The Mentorship Journey: A Conversation With Jim Crupi

    May 04, 2021
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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    Qualifications: Ihr Professional Learning | CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill = Personal Effectiveness + Career Management

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    Online Series: The Future of Emerging Markets & The Coming Digital Generation

    May 06, 2021
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    Qualifications: Ihr Professional Learning | CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill = The World Economy + Financial Analysis + Investment Strategy & Process

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    Online Series: A Professional Investor's Guide To Cryptoassets | Everything You Need To Know About A Rapidly-Emerging Asset Class

    May 12, 2021
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    Qualifications: Ihr Professional Learning | CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill = Instruments & Products + Portfolio Construction

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    Online Series: Capitalizing on Uncertainty: The Value Advantage in Non-US and Emerging Markets

    May 25, 2021
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    Qualifications: Ihr Professional Learning | CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill = Investment Strategy & Process

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    Online Series: Annual Meeting | A Conversation with BlackRock's iHub Team

    June 16, 2021
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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    Qualifications: Ihr Professional Learning | CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill = ESG Integration + Industry & Company Analysis

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    Online Soft Skills Series: Turn Job Interviews into Offers

    August 11, 2021
    12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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    Qualifications: Ihr Professional Learning | CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill = Personal Effectiveness + Career Management

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