The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential is the professional standard of choice for more than 31,000 investment firms worldwide. When hiring, leading firms demand investment professionals with real-world analytical skills, technical competence and the highest
professional standards, often requiring the CFA credential for consideration.
Ethics, Codes & Standards
The CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct promote the highest standards of ethics, integrity, and professional excellence.
Market Integrity & Advocacy
CFA Institute is actively involved in shaping public policy that strengthens investor confidence and market integrity around the world.
Knowledge & Research
CFA Institute regularly conducts a survey of investment professionals around the world to determine the knowledge, skills, and abilities relevant to our profession. The results help define our Global Body of Investment Knowledge (GBIK®), which serves as a guide to all CFA Institute lifelong learning activities.