CFA Institute is a global association of investment professionals.

The organization offers the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, as well as a variety of certificate programs and individual courses that are tailored for the investment industry. These cover a broad range of topics, from emerging concepts like ESG Investing, data science, Fintech, and decentralized finance, to more traditional subjects such as investment industry fundamentals, performance measurement, risk attribution, and soft skills.

The mission of CFA Institute is served by generating value for core investment management professionals and engaging with the core investment management industry to advance ethics, market integrity, and professional standards of practice, which collectively contributes value to society.