High Level Training on the Nigeria Sustainable Banking Principles

3 – 18 October 2013 | Lagos, Nigeria UNEP FI delivered a High Level training on the Nigeria Sustainable Banking Principles for the Executive and Non-executive Board Members of Commercial Banks and Regulators (CBN and NDIC) in Nigeria. The series of workshops was held from 3rd to 18th October at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos and was organized in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria and mandated by Sub-Committee on Economic Development & Sustainability. This high level training was convened with the aim of sensitizing Executive and Non-executive board members of banks in Nigeria on the intent of the Nigeria Sustainable Banking Principles (NSBP) and the implications at banking strategy and operations level . UNEP FI’s sustainable finance training services are part of our effort to fulfill the mission of UNEP FI to identify, promote and realize the adoption of best environmental and sustainability practice at all levels of financial institution operations, in perfect alignment with the main objectives of this high level training: • To bring participants up to speed regarding developments around the concept of Sustainable Finance internationally. • To provide an overview of the Nigerian Banking Industry’s journey to sustainable finance. • Offer a high level introduction to the intent of the Nigeria Sustainable Banking Principles and the implications for Banking Strategy and Operations. High level road map for integration of the Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles. • To explore reporting requirements of the Nigeria Sustainable Banking Principles. The event was organized in collaboration with the Nigerian Bankers Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Development & Sustainability with the support of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Agenda Further Events held in Nigeria: Nigeria Sustainable Finance Week, Lagos, 2011.