GTA Training

Introduction to Green and Sustainable Finance

Dates & Times

Dates to be confirmed. (3 hours 30 mins)



  • Christopher Jehan - Managing Director
  • Christopher Jehan
  • Christopher has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years over half of which he has spent in project management alongside banking operations, fund & investment operations, financial regulation, client services, life platform administration, operational due diligence and investment oversight. [Read more]

Course Overview

Guernsey is aiming to be one of the pioneering jurisdictions for Green Finance and this course aims to provide an introduction and overview of Green Finance, including Guernsey’s initiatives in this area.

Course Content

Topics covered during this training will include:

  • Principles and strategy of Green & Sustainable Finance
  • Measuring the performance of Green Finance
    • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Understanding Green & Sustainable Finance products
  • Guernsey Green & Sustainable Finance – island initiatives
    • Guernsey Green Finance
    • United Nations’ Financial Centres for Sustainability (UN FC4S)
    • Sustainable Finance Week
    • Collaboration with UK Green Finance Initiative
    • Other International Initiatives
  • Guernsey Green & Sustainable Finance – regulatory initiatives:
    • Guernsey Financial Services Commission
    • Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS)
    • Sustainable Insurance Forum (SIF)
    • IOSCO Sustainable Finance Network (SFN)
    • Regulatory green discount – Life Insurer Assets
    • Guernsey Green Fund
    • Code of Corporate Governance – Client Change Requirement
  • Guernsey Green & Sustainable Finance – industry initiatives:
    • Insurance Sector
      • UN Principles for Sustainable Insurance
      • ESG Framework for Insurers
      • ILS & Cat Bonds
    • Investment Sector
      • TISE Sustainable segment (was TISE Green)
      • Green Private Equity Principles
    • Fiduciary Sector
      • Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century
      • Family Offices / Private Wealth
    • Banking Sector
      • Green Loans

Venue & Location

GTA University
St Peter Port

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