Get the knowledge and skills you need to realise the opportunities, and to address the risks of climate change in your investment practice.
The CFA UK Level 4 Certificate in Climate and Investing gives you a competitive advantage in dealing with the challenges climate change brings. Designed by investors for investors, and awarded by CFA UK, this leading qualification combines current climate science with practical investment techniques. Successful candidates know that they can make the right choices when it counts for their clients and employers recognise that too.
Climate change is reshaping how we approach investing. That means your job will demand more climate knowledge. The Certificate in Climate & Investing gives you a crucial toolkit to help you stay ahead.
When you take the qualification, you’ll cover key content areas like climate risk, policy and regulatory response, climate scenario models and carbon markets. You don’t just learn the theory – you nurture your practical knowledge to integrate climate into your day-to-day investment process.
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Our understanding of climate change is rapidly evolving – yours should too. We update the Certificate in Climate & Investing’s syllabus regularly to ensure that your knowledge remains current.
We are currently testing Version 2 of the Certificate in Climate & Investing syllabus. Each syllabus version has a corresponding Official Training Manual (OTM) version. Candidates should ensure that they are studying from the correct syllabus and OTM version.
CFA UK Level 4 Certificate in Climate and Investing
No formal entry requirements, but knowledge of the investment industry is strongly recommended.
Exam Registration and Online Learning Materials
Syllabus Version 2, tested from 01/04/23 to 30/06/24
Number of Questions
Time Allowed for Exam
2 hours and 20 minutes
Total Qualification Time
Version 2: 142 hours
Between 60 and 70%
Between 60 and 75%
Take a look at the test specification to discover key facts you need to know about the Certificate in Climate and Investing.
The Certificate in Climate & Investing Training Manual provides dedicated coverage of the syllabus and learning outcomes with worked examples, key facts and self-assessment questions.
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A number of training providers offer tuition and study support on the Certificate in Climate and Investing and are known to CFA UK. These are listed below.
Please note that CFA UK does not currently operate a formal endorsement process.
Address: BPP House, Aldine Place, 142- 144 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8AW
Phone number: +44 (0) 3300 603 100
2, The Corn Exchange, 55 Mark Ln, London EC3R 7NE
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7496 8600
46 New Broad Street, London EC2M 1JH
+44 (0)20 7776 7500
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The Certificate in Climate and Investing examination registration and learning materials are sold as a bundle. At this time, it is not possible for candidates to only purchase learning materials.
During the registration process, you will be offered the opportunity to add hardcopy learning materials to your purchase. If you are already registered, you are able to purchase hardcopy learning materials retroactively through the CFA UK Candidate Area.
Upon entering your CFA UK Candidate Area, you will be presented with a link to the learning materials platform. Once on the platform, you will be asked to input your username and password (the same as the Candidate Area) and your learning materials will be immediately viewable.
Online learning materials are available through the secure platform for the duration of your registration + 2 years. You will receive all syllabus updates, free of charge, through the secure platform as soon as they are available.
Drive your career. Accelerate the transition. Register for the Certificate in Climate & Investing today.