CFTE Launch the Generative AI in Climate Change Programme with Content from Prompt Engineering, ESG Reporting to Data Analysis

London, 30 May 2024 – CFTE launches an online certification on Generative AI in Climate Change. This programme is designed to provide a solid grounding in Generative AI for professionals interested in ESG. 

Developed specifically for the ESG/Sustainability sector, it caters to professionals including senior leaders & executives, as well as those in strategy, consulting, and innovation. The course format is bite-sized, continuous, and updated knowledge—15 minutes per day over six weeks—to complement a modern business schedule.

Participants will get a chance to build their knowledge of Generative AI and gain expertise in its practical application in ESG. The programme features contributions from senior lecturers Huy Nguyen Trieu, co-founder of CFTE and Amit Agrawal, advisor of ClimateTech, FinTech, IT Software, providing a blend of structured learning, expert insights, industry applications and hands-on projects.

Leading organisations like Salesforce are exploring generative AI in ESG reporting and data extraction. Central banks and financial institutions are working together to develop AI tools to mine climate data. The power and the yet untapped potential of Generative AI have led to the transformation of the ESG sector, improving efficiency in business tasks and enhancing processes throughout entire organisations.

The opportunities presented by Generative AI tools are undeniable and can be utilised by knowledge workers across all seniority levels—from executives to junior staff. The disruption of Generative AI across business functions highlights the need for upskilling in Generative AI across the industry to capture the opportunities and intricacies of the technology.

“Generative AI is a game-changer for the ESG sector, offering unprecedented opportunities to enhance efficiency and innovation. This programme is designed to equip professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to harness this powerful technology for meaningful impact,”

says Huy Nguyen Trieu, Co-founder of CFTE.

“Generative AI holds immense promise in revolutionising our approach to climate change, offering innovative solutions for predicting environmental impacts and optimising resource use. However, as we harness this powerful technology, it is essential to stay cautious of issues such as biased data, ethical concerns, and unintended outcomes to ensure that our quest for sustainability is both effective and responsible,”

says Amit Agrawal, Helping ClimateTech, FinTech, IT Software and management consulting firms to scale in North America.

About the Generative AI in Climate Change Programme

Since the AI in Finance Academy launched in 2018, CFTE has been dedicated to AI knowledge within various industries. Our community spans Singapore, Europe, and MENA, with leading experts from renowned companies. To address the industry’s need to seize the opportunities of Generative AI, CFTE is launching a certification to prepare the ESG workforce to utilise Generative AI at scale.

The course consists of structured knowledge, use-cases, hands-on projects, and expert insights to give participants a well-rounded understanding of the application of Generative AI within Climate Action. 

The curriculum is divided into six chapters:

  • Fundamentals of Generative AI in Climate Change– The foundational components of Generative AI in the context of ESG.
  • The Landscape of Generative AI – 3 layers of landscape from model provider, infrastructure vendor to application provider
  • Current landscape of Generative AI in Climate Change –  Traditional approaches vs AI-driven approaches in Climate Change
  • Applications and use cases of Generative AI in Climate Change – ​​Generative AI applications and current initiatives and use cases in ESG
  • From Theory to Practice: Practical Approach – Project showcasing including using Generative AI for research, data calculation, ESG reporting, etc.
  • Opportunity and risk in Climate Action – Advantages and key success factors of implementing AI and ethical consideration

About CFTE

The Centre for Finance, Technology & Entrepreneurship (CFTE) is a global education platform that aims to equip financial professionals and organisations with the necessary skills to remain competitive in a rapidly changing industry. With offices in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi, CFTE partners with Fortune 500 companies to build their knowledge in Financial Technology, whilst simultaneously supporting their digital transformation process. Our leading training programmes, curated by global industry experts, help talent build skills to join the digital transformation of finance.




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