Sustainable Investment Forum North America: Financing Innovation for a Low Carbon Future

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.

UNEP FI Regional Roundtable in North America: Presentations

Download the presentations from the North America Roundtable here. (EXTRANET) 9-15_UNEP_FI_Sep_RT RW Edit (EXTRANET) 9-35-Simone-BankingSession_20.09 (EXTRANET) 10-15-Butch-UNEP FI NA members meeting – PSI (Sep 2017) (final) (EXTRANET) 11-05-Sabina-NARTT_ Human Rights (20Sept)_Full presentation (EXTRANET) 11-35UNEP FI NA Members Meeting – PI -20.10.17 (EXTRANET) 11-45-PositiveImpactImpact Manifesto_Desjardins_UNEP-FI (3) (EXTRANET) 12-15-Matt-UNEP FI Property Working Group_RRT -20 Sept (EXTRANET) 12-20-Matt-UNEP […]

North America Roundtable Presentations

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 […]

North America

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 […]

UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance regional consultation for North America

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 […]

New report: UNEP FI North American Task Force launches study on environmental employee engagement

, 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 […]

The Financing of 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” […]

Climate Change: Risks and Opportunities for the Finance Sector 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, […]

UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance consultation reaches Latin America and the Caribbean

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 […]