This ESG for Commercial Lenders Course looks at how ESG factors may influence risk assessments and credit decisions for private, small and middle-market commercial lenders. Environmental, social, and governance factors can affect a company’s ability to service debt obligations but are often either overlooked or misinterpreted. Further, many financial institutions face a disconnect between actions at the individual borrower level and the lender’s own ESG profile, including how to manage messaging to stakeholders. This course ensures that credit professionals will be equipped to understand the impact that sustainability practices, or a lack thereof, can have on a company’s risk profile and, ultimately, on a firm’s disclosure practices.
ESG for Commercial Lenders looks at topics like how climate risks may affect business operations as well as its physical collateral, and how changes to a borrower’s reputation can impact its supply chain and its financial results. The course includes an interactive case study where we will have the opportunity to analyze a borrowing client and conduct downside sensitivity analysis in Excel using an ESG lens.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
CFI’s Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ Program offers skills including credit evaluation, documentation, and review procedures. From beginners to advanced users, the CBCA® program is designed to help you become a world-class commercial banker or credit analyst.
This ESG for Commercial Lenders Course is highly recommended for current and aspiring credit professionals, including relationship managers, credit analysts, and risk managers. Every company faces ESG challenges, so lenders must improve their understanding of and their implementation of ESG integration techniques in order to more holistically assess credit risk.
7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01 Optional
16 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02 Required
17 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.03 Required
Submit your CBCA™ checklist and order your certificate.04 Required
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05 Optional
Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.
CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.