Fostering sustainable finance students for greener economies in Asia
The National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School will be teaching M.Sc.. in Sustainable and Green Finance to nurture fresh talents for fighting environmental and sustainability challenges via financial solutions and assistance. Started by NUS Business School in affiliation with the Sustainable and Green Finance Institute (SGFIN) at NUS Business School, the MSc SGF course is the first MSc course delivered among leading Asian institutes that concentrates on sustainable and green finance.
“Asia requires Asian finance students with the appropriate institutional experience to tackle environmental and sustainability challenges while hovering over the required financial evolution. We are thrilled that NUS is the first to start a proper Master’s in Sustainable and Green Finance in Singapore and Asia,” said Associate Professor, Zhang Weina, Academic Director of the MSc SGF program and Deputy Director of SGFIN.
Need For Green Finance Experts
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) calculated that the green economy could begin with around 24 million employment around the world by 2030. According to a report from different companies in 2021, Southeast Asia independently needs about US$2 trillion investment in sustainable infrastructure to decrease greenhouse gas emissions. The area’s green economy would provide approximately five to six million new vacancies by 2030. Graduates from the one-year NUS MSc SGF course will be capable to grab these development possibilities to build a better world.
Learning from the Best University
The course is appropriate for curious specialists who wish to contribute to the growing industry and economic sector in embarking on sustainability problems.
Students will be taught about sustainable finance theories and research and case studies on Asian organizations and economic markets. They will be prepared to recognize environmental and business challenges and offer attainable economic assistance and explanations for real-world enterprise issues, such as those connecting to regulatory reporting, managing environmental hazards, and sustainable investment.
At NUS Business School, learners will get taught by world-class professors and also witness thrilling sustainability inventions from the university and beyond. “We are dedicated to fostering a new generation of financial specialists, who go past the conventional method of maximizing yields, who support sustainable industries fetch more funding, and who will make Asia a greener zone to live in,” said Low Tuck Kwong Professor Sumit Agarwal, Managing Director of SGFIN.
The MSc SGF will commence classes in August 2022. The course seeks to accept around 35 to 40 students for the first batch. Application forms will be beginning on 22 February and will be ending on 30 April 2022.