Join UNEP FI and Climate Action at the Sustainable Investment Forum North America to hear industry experts discuss climate risks and opportunities, financing the action needed to meet climate & sustainability targets, sustainable investment and much more.
The Sustainable Investment Forum North America, held in partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative, is the premier meeting space for sustainable finance professionals.
Back for its 3rd edition in September 2018 during Climate Week NYC, the forum will welcome over 300 attendees representing asset owners and managers, banks, development institutions, policymakers, think tanks and NGOs looking to drive the sustainability agenda.
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Download the presentations from the North America Roundtable here. (EXTRANET) 09:15 UNEP FI – Opening/Benchmarking Session (EXTRANET) 09:35 Simone Dettling – Banking Session (EXTRANET) 10:15 Butch Bacani – Principles for Sustainable Insurance (EXTRANET) 11:05 Sabina Timco – A Rights-Based, Inclusive Sustainable Finance Approach (EXTRANET) 11:45 Desjardines – Positive Impact Manifesto (EXTRANET) 12:15-Matthew Ulterino – UNEP […]
Regional Roundtables in North America consists of several events that are organized by various UNEP FI’s partners during New York Climate Week. Participation to UNEP FI-organized activities are by invitation only.
UNEP FI carries out its activities in North America through the North American Working Group in Canada and the United States. The Group is working to advance the adoption and integration of sustainability in the financial industry in North America through working with signatory members to address region-specific sustainability issues. The region is experiencing significant […]
Media advisory English version ,, 12-13 June 2011 | Guelph, Canada After two ground-breaking consultation meetings in the Southern Hemisphere, Canada hosts from 12 to 13 June 2011 the third of seven United Nations-convened regional consultations that make up a global process to develop a set of sustainability principles for the insurance industry. Once […]
, 31 March 2011 | Toronto, Canada A new report by the NATF sheds some light on the progress of North American UNEP FI members in promoting environmental engagement among their institutions. The report was launched by a Scotiabank-hosted Expert Workshop in Toronto, Canada, on March 31, 2011. “If you ask us…: Making environmental employee […]
A summary briefing of the NATF’s overview on green buildings in North America.
Guidance for FIs wishing to deepen their understanding and involvement in green buildings in North America
, 4 March 2010 | Toronto, Canada As part of its 2009 Work Programme, the NATF explored the role of the financial sector in the financing and/or adoption of green buildings in North America. The report, “Green Buildings and the Finance Sector – An Overview of Financial Institution Involvement in Green Buildings in North America” […]
23 October 2006 | New York The UNEP FI North American Taskforce hosted a workshop on climate change at Citigroup headquarters in New York. The event included presentations on the latest climate change science, opportunities in the carbon markets such as emissions trading and the Clean Development Mechanism. A number of regional perspectives were given, […]
Overview of benefits of joining UNEP FI and the North American Task Force.
,20 April, 2001 | New York, USA This half day workshop was hosted by Citigroup in New York City on 20 April, 2001. Thirty five executives and civil society representatives explored the role UNEP FI can play to support North American financial institutions as they operationalize sustainability goals. A key action arising from this workshop […]
Environmental Finance’s 4th annual Green Bonds Americas conference will take place on October 23 at 10 on the Park (new venue) in New York, and we hope that you will join us.
The green bond market is flying high this year, continuing its rapid march to maturity.
Media advisory English version Portuguese version Spanish version ,, 16-17 May 2011 | São Paulo, Brazil The pioneering consultation process to develop principles for sustainable insurance continues its global voyage as it arrives in Latin America and the Caribbean in May, following a similar regional meeting for Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa, earlier this […]
Environmental employee engagement in financial institutions revisited in survey with UNEP FI members in North America