Module Overview

Sustainability and Finance

To introduce our students to the complex and developing area of Sustainability and Business. Students will develop an understanding of the catalysts to combat climate change, the regulatory framework and the implications for and responsibilities of the accounting and finance functions.

Module Code

ACCF H4020

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

20% Introduction to sustainable finance

What is sustainability and finance? Relevance of sustainability and financeReporting on sustainability

30% Environmental pressures and trends

Explanation of the sustainability frameworksThe purpose of the frameworks and their recommendationsInitiatives to combat climate change CSRD, SFDR, Taxonomy etcEU regulatory initiatives

30% Response to sustainability

Risk assessment and response to sustainabilityRisk managementCompany strategy to achieve sustainable goalsOpportunities, risks and barriers for the business in delivering the SDGsBusiness can contribute to a sustainable future by setting evidence-based targets, measuring the right things and reporting progress.

20% Future of sustainability and finance

Opportunities for those who can manage risksNew initiatives

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100