Commission Environment, Social and Governance


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    Commission on Financial Reporting

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    Training and Qualification Commission

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It is a common understanding that intangibles are fundamental resources for explaining companies’ value creation and that they are critical to foster entities’ resilience over the medium to long term. Indeed, for some companies, most of their value is today attributable to intangibles having a pervasive role in businesses.

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More than 1,200 asset managers already have the EFFAS ESG analyst certification, CESGA

A total of 1,268 asset managers from around the world already have the CESGA® title, an analyst certificate in ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance), from the European Federation of Financial Analysts Associations (EFFAS). This pioneering title in the international financial field consolidates its world leadership after the certification of 396 new professionals in the latest of EFFAS’s online exams held in November. The next exam is on 12th March 2021 and there are more than 400 candidates registered.

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icon The CEFA designation was introduced in 1992 as a means of providing a high and uniform standard of training for investment professionals within Europe. The designation comprised seven topic areas based upon the EFFAS syllabus and accreditations of national member society programmes were controlled by the CTQAB (Commission on Training and Qualifications Accreditation Board).
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icon The Governance Model provides EFFAS with the means of developing and recognisingdesignations that are appropriate for investment professionals.
The designations are of two types EFFAS Diplomas and EFFAS Certificates.
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icon EFFAS helped to develop the internationally recognised Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA®) examinations - for its graduates, a veritable passport to the major financial markets of the world.
The body behind the CIIA® diploma is the Association of Certified International Investment Analysts (ACIIA®) in which over 55,000 investment professionals are registered world-wide.
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icon EFFAS provides students with an e-learning platform, a tool that allows to follow through the web the period of study, as well as self-assess the knowledge acquired, in a comfortable and dynamic way.Students may find from end of April 2014 the following services:
• Contents of the course
• Self-assessment
• Communications
• Library
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