Future-proof finance

ECCE translates more than fifteen years of sustainable finance research to undergraduate and professional education. ECCE levers its scientific expertise to provide practical tools that enable you to integrate environmental, social and corporate governance issues in financial analysis and investments across different asset classes, while contributing to a more sustainable businesses and financial market.


Msc. International Business/Sustainable Finance

Sustainable Finance is a globally unique Msc. International Business track, organized by the Finance Department of Maastricht University. Learn about sustainable finance from internationally acclaimed scholars affiliated with ECCE. It is a one-year, full-time programme taught entirely in English at Maastricht University. Graduates receive a Master's degree in International Business from Maastricht University with a specialization in Sustainable Finance.

Financial institutions and companies today are increasing their focus on three key elements of sustainability: environment, society and governance (ESG). The need the special know-how of a new generation of finance professionals: professionals with a strong grounding in traditional finance, who can enhance financial decision making by taking sustainability into account. The Sustainable Finance specialization enables you to understand how sustainability affects mainstream finance topics such as corporate valuation, corporate governance, (institutional) investing, and real estate finance.

For more information you can contact Jeroen Derwall, IB/Sustainable Finance program developer.


Professional education

ECCE occasionally offers education modules for professionals such as open enrollment programs in conjunction with partner Schools and in-house education. Practitioners not only learn about the latest concepts and megatrends in Sustainable Finance but also obtain early insights from ECCE's most recent research. You can contact us for professional in-house teaching opportunities.