Environmental Finance

Subject: 
Environment and Business (ENBUS)
Catalog number: 
650
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
Prereq: ENBUS 601 and 602Master of Environment and Business students onlyOnly offered Online
Description: 
Financial and accounting "tools" have potential to create effective and far-reaching market-based solutions to address a range of environmental problems, including climate change, deforestation, water issues and biodiversity loss, while at the same time identifying and securing new business opportunities for companies and their customers. An increasing number of financial and accounting products and services have emerged to direct resources and lending power to mitigate ecological degradation and/or encourage sustainable practices and decision-making. the course considers environmental finance products, tools and services; carbon finance an economics, and other approaches to environmental assets; international capital projects, structured financing, risk and sustainability in financial modeling; full-cost accounting; relation of sustainability performance to capital market valuation and financial performance; socially responsible investing; sector governance, disclosures, regulations, principles and codes.
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Environment (ENV)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
013666