Regional Roundtable in Asia Pacific: Tokyo, Japan 11 – 12 December 2017

UNEP FI is establishing Regional Roundtables to provide an opportunity for members and actors in the sustainable finance community to come together locally to discuss the latest trends and innovations, and share good practice. 2017 marks UNEP FI’s 25th anniversary, and in this landmark year, our first ever Regional Roundtables will be the focus of our celebrations.

Regional Roundtable in Europe: Geneva, Switzerland 16 – 18 October 2017

UNEP FI is establishing Regional Roundtables to provide an opportunity for members and actors in the sustainable finance community to come together locally to discuss the latest trends and innovations, and share good practice. 2017 marks UNEP FI’s 25th anniversary, and in this landmark year, our first ever Regional Roundtables will be the focus of our celebrations.

Webinar: Incorporating ESG into Investment Strategies, 28 June

Wednesday 28 June 2017 | Webinar

Join a conversation with Eric Usher, Head of UNEP FI, and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) on Incorporating ESG into Investment Strategies ahead of the Sustainable Investment Forum 2017.

Positive Impact Africa Launch, Casablanca, 6th July

UNEP FI and Casablanca Finance City are pleased to anounce the regional launch of the Positive Impact initiative and the Principles for Positive Impact Finance, which will be held in Casablanca on July 6th 2017.

Climate week 2017 “Sustainable Santiago – together against climate change”

13 – 16 June 2017 | Santiago, Chile

UNEP FI will be participating in the Climate week 2017 “Sustainable Santiago – together against climate change” that will take place in Santiago de Chile from 13 to 16 June 2017. This event is being organized by the Foundation Konrad Adenauer, the Ministry of Environment, along with other partners and collaborators. The event will have several panels, throughout the week. On June 16th, UNEP FI will be part of a panel on “Sustainable Finance” with a focus on Sustainable Construction Financing, along with Banco Santander Brazil.

ADVANCED TRAINING WORKSHOP ON ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL RISK ANALYSIS IN PARAGUAY

21 y 22 junio 2017 | Asunción, Paraguay

UNEP FI/Ecobanking están organizando un Taller Avanzado de Capacitación presencial sobre Análisis de Riesgos Ambientales y Sociales, en colaboración con la Mesa de Finanzas Sostenibles (MFS) de Paraguay, conformada por ocho bancos del sistema. La sesión de capacitación tendrá lugar los días 21 y 22 de junio en Asunción.

Financing Energy Efficiency in Spain and Portugal

Thursday 15 June 2017 | Madrid, Spain

The event aims to share best practice from Spain, Portugal and further afield on how energy efficiency can be financed through private funds and innovative financing instruments, notably in the building and industry sectors. Speakers will focus on practical experience in developing, structuring and financing energy efficiency investment programmes.

Fiduciary Duty Japan Roadmap Launch

Wednesday 26 April 2017 | Tokyo, Japan

The Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century Japan Roadmap is to be launched by Mr. Takejiro Sueyoshi, Special Advisor to UN Environment Finance Initiative in the Asia Pacific Region at the RI Asia conference in Tokyo.

Webinar: The Next Steps for the Principles for Positive Impact Finance

Positive Impact Initiative The Positive Impact Initiative is driven by a group of UNEP FI members seeking to establish a new financing paradigm based on a holistic appraisal of impacts to the three pillars of sustainable development. This is seen as the key to the twin challenges of future-proofing business and achieving the Sustainable Development […]

Financing Energy Efficiency in the Nordic Region

Friday 19 May 2017 | Copenhagen, Denmark

The event aims to share best practice from Denmark, Sweden and Finland on how energy efficiency can be financed through private funds and innovative financing instruments, notably in the building and industry sectors. The event is organised as part of a series of events over three years, seeking to build and support long-lasting action in EU Member States.

Financing Energy Efficiency in Central Europe

Thursday 27 April 2017 | Prague, Czech Republic

Targeting the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Austria, this event aims to share best practice from the region on how energy efficiency can be financed through private funds and innovative financing instruments, notably in the building and industry sectors. The event is organised as part of a series of events over three years, seeking to build and support long-lasting action in EU Member States.

First 2017 in-person meeting of the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition

Wednesday 26 April 2017 | Stockholm, Sweden

The members of the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC), a UNEP FI-convened platform of 30 leading investors worldwide committed to taking bold portfolio action in response to climate change, are convening this week in Stockholm, at the invitation and under the auspices of Scandinavian pension company Storebrand/SPP, a member of the PDC Steering Committee.

Mainstreaming Social Impact Investing in Pension Funds in South Korea

Wednesday 12 April 2017 | Seoul, South Korea

The South Korean National Pension Service (NPS), with close to USD 500 billion in assets in Korea, is one of the biggest players in the South Korean financial industry. On April 12th, in a forum co-sponsored by UNEP FI called “Mainstreaming Social Impact Investing in Pension Funds,” South Korean presidential hopefuls gathered to discuss integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into the national pension system.

Regional Roundtables on Sustainable Finance: Join Us in Your Region

UNEP FI is establishing Regional Roundtables to provide an opportunity for members and actors in the sustainable finance community to come together locally to discuss the latest trends and innovations, and share good practice. 2017 marks UNEP FI’s 25th anniversary, and in this landmark year, our first ever Regional Roundtables will be the focus of our celebrations.