Over the years, UNEP FI’s Global Roundtable has become the key global agenda-setting event on sustainable finance, bringing together hundreds of leaders from all parts of the financial system as well as from civil society, academia, government and the United Nations.
Over the years the GRT has become the key global agenda-setting event on sustainable finance, bringing together hundreds of leaders from all parts of the financial system as well as from civil society, academia, government and the United Nations. The 14th edition of the GRT built on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement which were successfully agreed to by countries around the world in 2015. Read the news from the event.
,,,, 22-23 October 2009 | Cape Town, South Africa Session presentations are available on some of the session webpages. Audio for each Plenary session is also available. You may obtain a copy of the audio of the other sessions by contacting the Secretariat. (View sessions through links on the Programme page.) The first […]
,, 24-25 October 2007 | Melbourne Park – Melbourne, Australia The Melbourne gathering provided a great opportunity for bankers, insurers, asset managers and institutional investors from around the globe to discuss the latest ideas and challenges in the complex arena where finance, insurance, investment and capital markets meet with the sustainability agenda. UNEP FI’s vibrant […]
,,,,,25-26 October 2005 | UN Headquarters — New York, USA The UN Headquarters is located at 1st Avenue at 46th Street, New York. [map] Updates Media coverage Sustainability: A Necessarily Collaborative Effort (December 2005 | GreenBiz.com) Snowballing The Sustainability Agenda (11 November 2005 | Sustainable Development International) Fiduciary Duty Redefined to Allow (and Sometimes Require) […]
Sustaining Value: A Meeting on Finance and Sustainability 20-21 October, 2003 | Tokyo, Japan Coverage by IISD Linkages ‘Sustainable Developments’*The views expressed are not necessarily those of UNEP or UNEP FI, or of its signatories. Updates: 4 November 2003 | Final speakers and participants list released (PDF: 637 KB). 27 October 2003 | Roundtable presentations […]
Financing a Sustainable Future – Strategies, Partnerships, and Opportunities 14-15 March, 2002 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Ten years after the Earth Summit…on the road to the WSSD in Johannesburg, UNEP FI returned to Rio de Janeiro for its 2002 Global Roundtable. The Roundtable attracted over 300 participants from all continents and provided them with […]
Profitability and Responsibility in the 21st Century 17-18 September, 1998 | Cambridge, UK At the Fourth International Roundtable Meeting on Finance and the Environment over 108 financial institutions gathered, joined by delegates from 18 government ministries as well as representatives from the business, foundation, and public interest communities, bringing the total audience to about 230. […]
Environmental Tools for the Insurance and Financial Industries 9-10 June 1998 | Cologne, Germany The Third International Conference of the UNEP Insurance Industry Initiative “Environmental Tools for the Insurance and Financial Industries” was hosted from 9 to 10 June 1998 by Gerling Global Re in Cologne, Germany. Bringing together insurers, other financial service providers, environmentalists, […]
22-23 May, 1997 | New York, USA The objective of the Third UNEP International Rountable Meeting on Finance and the Environment was to explore the links between financial and environmental performance and thereby foster the integration of strategic environmental issues in credit and investment decision-making. This conference theme was proposed in response to studies conducted […]
Implementing Environmental Commitment in the Insurance Industry 20-21 May, 1996 | London, UK Introduction For over 20 years, UNEP — which serves as the environmental agency of the United Nations — has worked closely with industry in developing environmental management strategies. Since 1991, we have worked with a small group of commercial banks in trying […]
“Investing in the Environment” 30-31 October, 1995 | London, UK In late October 1995 over 150 financiers from more than 20 counties attended a highly productive two day conference produced by the United Nations Environment Programme and hosted by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The Conference objective was to bring together members of […]