About the Course
Our Investor Stewardship course equips financial industry professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to engage in effective investor stewardship.
Define the key principles and frameworks for investor stewardship and identify the regulatory landscape surrounding investor stewardship
Explain the importance of investor stewardship and understand ESG issues and their impact on companies
Develop an engagement strategy for companies on ESG issues and communicate with companies effectively
Analyse successful and unsuccessful case studies of investor stewardship.
Evaluate effective strategies, practices, challenges and risks associated with investor stewardship
Create a plan for effective investor stewardship
Module 1: Introduction to Investor Stewardship
Definition and importance of investor stewardship
Key principles and frameworks for investor stewardship
The role of investors in promoting sustainable corporate practices
Overview of the regulatory landscape and investor expectations
Module 2: Strategies for Engaging with Companies
Approaches to engagement, including dialogue, voting, and collaboration with other stakeholders
Best practices for effective engagement
Understanding company perspectives and motivations
Developing an engagement plan
Module 3: Case Studies in Investor Stewardship
Review of successful and unsuccessful investor stewardship practices
Analysis of key factors contributing to success or failure
Implications for future engagement efforts
Module 4: Investor Stewardship and ESG Issues
Overview of key ESG issues and their relevance to investor stewardship
Approaches to assessing and addressing ESG risks and opportunities
Considerations for engagement on ESG issues
Required Knowledge and Skills
The course is suitable for anyone in the banking industry. This course can be adapted so that it specifically addresses individuals working in specific banking roles such as risk and compliance, front, back, and middle office personnel, board members, and senior managers.
About Your Trainer
Zoe is a finance professional with in excess of 20 years of Investment Banking Compliance experience, operating across multiple functions including Head of Public Side Advisory, Head of Central Compliance, Certifications, Control Room and Surveillance.
In addition to her deep understanding of UK & international regulation as it applies to investment banks, Zoe’s core areas of strength include senior management engagement, the design, implementation and oversight of governance and risk frameworks, and delivering comprehensive Compliance policies, procedures and training programmes.
At Leaman Crellin Zoe focuses on regulatory consulting and training, with a specialist interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Sustainable Finance.