Sustainable investments: esg | Sdg | impact

Responsible Investments (Advanced)

This course is developed for the people who would like to learn about the modes to makes Sustainable investments via present and upcoming tools. Learning this course would enable people to know different models of sustainable investments and incorporate in their investment related decisions.

Schedule: 27th September to 1st October 2021 - 2 hours every day

Course Fee: INR 14945/- INR 9995 (excl. taxes)

Course Curriculum

What is Sustainable Investments?
  • Introduction to Sustainable Investment Streams: ESG | SDG | Impact | Others
  • Similarities and differences in investments forms
  • Trends - India and Internationally
Investment Decision Making
  • Tools for responsible investments - Rating, Benchmarking, Measurement
  • Application of Tools
  • Outcomes (Success and Learnings)
  • Types of decision making for investments - Start-ups | Mainstream companies | MSME
Roundtable with Thought leaders
  • Discussion on "Opportunity and Challenges for Sustainable Investments"
Group Discussion and Case studies
  • Investments in Start-ups, MSMEs, Mainstream companies
Practical Workshop and Assessment
  • RI Tool building and investment decisions
Live Interactions with Global Changemakers


Outcomes expected:

Sustainable investment models – ESG, SDG, Impact
Tools for Sustainable investment decision making
Responsible investments  from mainstream to start-ups
Trends in  Upcoming  investment models
Build your own tool for investments


Corporate executives working in  Financial and Planning departments
Management  Practitioners in Finance and Capital markets (Wealth advisors and managers, Investment  bankers, buy-side or sell-side Financial Analysts, Research Analysts, Fund managers, bankers, risk  and compliance officers, etc)
CSR and Sustainability Manager to make social investment related decisions and sustainable strategy development
Students interested in Sustainable Finance

Dr. Smriti Pahwa

Dr. Smriti Pahwa has a doctorate in Nutrition with degrees in Education as well as Management and a diverse experience of working across sectors and operating systems. Since 2001, Smriti has held diverse portfolios within Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Directorate of Education, IGNOU, ASER (Assessment Survey Evaluation Research) Centre of Pratham, Evidence Action, IntraHealth

International, Arogya World, World Bank as well as various MSME enterprises involved in CSR evaluations-MLE, Edu-tech and Health-tech socio tech systems.

During the course of these professional assignments, in addition to the learning’s from work at hand, the pearls of wisdom from experts from various institutes and organizations such as IFS-UK, Yale, SIPA-Columbia university NYC, U-Penn, Harvard, Dhaka-Bangladesh, Dubai Cares, BMGF, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Fore School of Management,

AMEX , IICA, HCL Foundation, IFPRI, IIT-GN, SNDT, JPAL, IFMR, 3ie, Nutrition International, Acumen, Lady Irwin College, Unicef and more have been embedded in the shape of Smriti’s book “Of Missed Opportunities…One Too Many!”.

In the course, Dr. Smriti brings diverse perspectives from the investment lens of a Researcher, Policy advocate and Practitioner and distills all this from investors perspective

About us
International Institute of CSR is an institute which imparts core and sustainable skills training for the workforce in a company. We train minds in sector-specific skills from first level manager to senior directors and CEOs.

Contact us

India office:
123 Esplanade Mansion, M.G Road, Churchgate, Mumbai – 400 023, India. 
Phone: +91 836 974 9383, +91 798 211 2389

USA office:

745 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 0211
Phone: (001) 508-333-6543, USA