Meeting the Sustainability Challenge requires Knowledge


There is a growing awareness that only sustainable and socially responsible economic development can guarantee the well being of the coming generations. NSII therefore offers a broad range of educational programs for:

• CSR-professionals in the financial and real sector
• Managers of public and private Pension funds
• Investment Professionals from banks, wealth
     management companies and family offices
• Central and regional government officials
• University teachers

Sustainable development needs the active participation of the financial and real economic sector. Only together with the leader of the Russia’s business community constructive and working solutions can be implemented. We aim to provide these forward thinking Managers with the tools and knowledge they need to implement environmental efficiency, innovation and corporate social responsibility. 

Schools


It is in schools where the base of responsible behavior is built- through teaching how our acts have consequences. We will provide educational resources that teachers need to get children interested about the environment and the future of our planet.

RSSI Seminars


Sustainable Investment Management
Component 1
Introduction Sustainability and Socially Responsible Investments


The 2,5 day seminar will introduce the concept of sustainability and Socially Responsible Investments (SRI). Participants will learn how and why a growing number of institutional investors incorporate environmental and social factors in their investment decisions.

12th – 14th of February 2013, Berlin, Germany

Sustainable Investment Management
Component 2
SRI Management


What are the similarities in the management of conventional and sustainable Investments and what differentiates them? The 2,5 day seminar will give answers to these and many more questions related to the management of Socially Responsible Investments (SRI). introduce the concept of sustainability and Socially Responsible Investments (SRI). Participants will learn how and why a growing number of institutional investors incorporate environmental and social factors in their investment decisions.

9th -11th of April 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland

Sustainable Investment Management
Component 3
Marketing and Sale of SRI-Products


In this third part of the seminar, participants will get valuable insights in the particulars of Marketing and Sales of Socially Responsible Investment Products. 
Subjects are:

• Targeted Sales Approach
• Line of Arguments
• Excurse: Performance of SRI

11th – 13th of June 2013, Luxembourg

Content and Educational objectives:


Participants of our seminars will get an introduction to the concept of sustainability and get familiar to the terminology in the area of sustainable and socially responsible investments (SRI). After completion of the 3 modules, participants understand the market for SRI and can distinguish the different actors. They will learn what investors expect from Sustainable investments and how to address these requirements. A profound analysis of the decision making process of institutional investors is key to achieve these goals. Various approaches to incorporate ESG factors into the Management of Investments are discussed and practical showcase underline the growing importance of these factors. Strong emphasize is given to the performance measurement of SRI and to the management of investment risk under consideration of SRI-criteria.
The seminar provides participants with the core competencies to produce sustainable investment products and to market them to the growing number of responsible investors.