Sustainable Finance: Regulatory Framework & ESG Factors in 2024

A self-study course that introduces learners to Sustainable Finance and guides them through the provisions of the regulatory framework developed at the European Union level. The course discusses in detail the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Factors that lead to responsible investing and decision-making. Additionally, it examines how financial institutions are impacted by these regulations, as well as the regulatory obligations placed upon them. Lastly, this course presents a broad range of investing strategies designed to align with ESG mandates and drive sustainable returns.

The course is suited and recommended to fulfil the annual Continuous Professional Development (CPD) requirements of professionals employed in Cyprus Investment Firms, Investment Funds, Payment Institutions and other entities regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) or the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC).
This course includes:
  • online video recordings
  • self-study material
  • test questions
  • certification of 5 hours of CPD

Evdokia Pitsillidou

Director of Risk & Compliance, SALVUS Funds

Online self-study


5 hours of CPD



Price includes VAT

course contents

your instructor

Evdokia Pitsillidou

Director of Risk & Compliance at SALVUS Funds

Evdokia, a partner at SALVUS Funds, is actively advising and working on all matters related to licensing, regulatory compliance, and internal audit for investment firms, funds, Electronic Money Institutions (EMI) & Crypto-Asset Services Providers (CASP).

  • Member of the Global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Member of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA)
  • Certified Actuarial Analyst (CAA)
  • CySEC Advanced Certified Person
  • CySEC certified Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer (AMLCO)

what is the Sustainable Finance course and what are the learning outcomes?

Sustainable Finance is the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations into investment decisions within the financial sector. The European financial markets have witnessed the implementation of an extensive array of regulations and directives, aimed at comprehensively covering various aspects and market participants.

This self-study course has been designed by SALVUS Funds to introduce professionals to the fundamental concepts of Sustainable Finance and ESG Factors. Through this comprehensive course, learners gain valuable insights into the origins and drivers behind the EU Green Deal, a pivotal milestone in advancing sustainable practices. Moreover, the course examines in-depth the regulatory initiatives set forth to facilitate the effective implementation of the deal’s objectives.

Stay ahead of the regulatory curve by undertaking this course, which provides you with a thorough understanding of the existing regulatory obligations relevant to financial institutions. Gain a competitive edge by anticipating upcoming regulatory changes and aligning your operations accordingly. Furthermore, explore a diverse range of investing strategies that prioritize ESG objectives.

The completion of this course counts towards the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) annual requirements for CySEC Advanced and Basic Certifications.

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