UNEP FI Regional Roundtable for Sustainable Finance in Asia Pacific

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.

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.

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.

Kick-off meeting of Mongolian Green Credit Fund Working Group

23 May 2016 | Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia UNEP FI, together with the Mongolian Ministry of Environment, Green Development and Tourism (MEGDT), the Mongolian Bankers Association (MBA), Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and German International Cooperation (GIZ), recently convened the kick-off meeting of the Mongolian Green Credit Fund […]

China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) 2016 Roundtable on Promoting Green Finance and Supporting Local Development

29 March, 2016 | Shanghai, China CCICED organized a roundtable on Green Finance and Local Government Development at the China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong (CELAP) in Shanghai, China on 29 March 2016. The event brought together over 100 participants from China’s central and local governments, financial institutions, academia, and international organizations. Among the prominent speakers, […]

Mongolian Sustainable Finance Forum

25 November | Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia On 25 November in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, the Mongolian Sustainable Finance Forum 2015, organised by UNEP FI and Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) with the Mongolian Bankers Association (MBA) and XAC Bank, brought together some 400 participants to discuss the establishment of a green credit fund as a potential […]

UNEP FI holds a sustainable finance seminar with the Korean National Assembly

19 March 2015 | Seoul, Korea From left to right: Young-ho Kim (director of Korea Sustainability Investing Forum), Eunjoo Lee (Korean National Assembly member), Mok-hee Lee (Assembly member), Il-Pyo Hong (Assembly member), Ligia Noronha (Director of UNEP’s Division of Technology, Industry and Economics), and Hyo Jin Ahn (Deputy President of Shinhan Bank). UNEP FI supported […]

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis India

23 April 2013 | Mumbai, India The training workshop on Environmental and Social Risks Analysis was held on 23 April 2013 in Mumbai, India. The workshop is the first session of sustainability series convened by United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) and YES BANK. The Sustainability Series […]

Sustainable Supply Chain Management for Financial Institutions project

The UNEP FI Australasia Group would like to invite you to a webinar on its Sustainable Supply Chain Management for Financial Institutions project. The webinar will focus on presenting the project’s outcomes to members in other regions, and on seeking potential opportunities for collaboration going forward on the subject of supply chain management. To accommodate […]

Environmental and Social Risk Analysis Advanced Workshops in Australia

6-7 June 2011 | Sydney9-10 June 2011 | Melbourne UNEP FI and Ecobanking convene for the first time their advanced training workshop on social risk analysis in Australia in June. The seminar aims to build the technical capacity of participants to evaluate environmental and social risks generated by clients and/or investment partners-generated by simulating real-life […]

Financing Low-Carbon Growth in Asia

The Roles and Views of Financial Institutions and the Capital Markets 16-17 June 2010 | Seoul, Republic of Korea UNEP FI, through its Climate Change Working Group and Asia-Pacific Task Force, convened the first of a series of regional Summits on ‘Financing Low-Carbon Growth’ in emerging economies, in partnership with Cambridge University’s P8 Group of […]

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis Philippines

27 October, 2009 | Manila, the Philippines This is the first time that UNEP FI convened the one-day training workshop in Asia, seeking to train risk analysts and credit managers who work for Financial Institutions in the Philippines on how to identify and manage social and environmental risks and opportunities in their lending and investment […]

The Role of Finance & Insurance in Climate Change

UNEP FI is involved in hosting the following three events in Tokyo, Japan which are all taking place during the week of 17 November 2008. **The Role of Finance & Insurance in Climate Change18 November 2008 A seminar hosted by the Asahi Shimbun, the Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance and the Tokio Marine Research […]

Climate Change as a Business Opportunity – Role of Financial Institutions in Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change

6 December 2007 | Bali, Indonesia Jointly organised by UNEP Finance Initiative and the Ministry of Environment, Republic of Indonesia, the seminar on “Climate Change as a Business Opportunity” focused on the role of financial institutions on mitigation and adaptation of climate change. Topics presented and discussed included carbon markets in Asia, financing of energy […]

Mainstreaming Sustainability in Indian Financial Institutions

5 December 2006 | Mumbai, India The Outreach Group of UNEP FI’s Asia Pacific Task Force organised a workshop on sustainable finance in Mumbai, India. The workshop was attended by more than 30 participants from local and international financial institutions, regulatory bodies and non-governmental organisations. The workshop, which was opened by Paul Clements-Hunt, Head, UNEP […]

UNEP FI Regional Outreach Event – Asia-Pacific

Sponsor           , Conference Partners   Republic of the Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines) Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) Environment Australia Hanns Seidel Foundation Germany         ,The Financial Sector […]