The Value of the FSA Credential

The FSA Credential is designed for professionals who benefit from understanding the link between material sustainability information and a company’s financial performance. The majority of test takers are professionals in investment analysis, consulting, and sustainability.

The first exam – Level I – focuses on principles and emerging practices.

The second exam – Level II – focuses on application and analysis.


  • Learn how sustainability factors impact financial performance
  • Understand the legal context for material sustainability information
  • Gain a common language to describe the materiality of sustainability information to finance, legal, and accounting professionals


  • Learn how industry-specific sustainability information can inform corporate strategies or investor recommendations
  • Gain the skills needed to evaluate corporate performance on sustainability factors
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