Upcoming Events

1 June 2022 | Webinar

The role of sustainable finance in the Decade of Action

In this associate event of the Stockholm+50 meeting, UNEP Fi gathers financial institutions to discuss the implementation of their commitments to the SDGs and Climate Action under the UN-convened industry Principles and Alliances, and how they will mobilise private finance for sustainable development, and effectively support governments and international organisations.

3 June 2022 | Stockholm & online

Financing Circularity: for a sustainable recovery and green jobs

This event will bring together financial institutions, development banks, UN Agencies, and other partners to share their insights, initiatives and best practices on financing circularity and its potential for a sustainable recovery and green jobs generation.

13 June 2022 | Webinar

Nature-related risks, central banks and financial system resilience

Explore how central banks are starting to tackle nature and biodiversity loss, recognising the need to consider this critical topic in order to maintain monetary and financial stability across the economy. Taking a global view, this webinar looks at the challenges faced by both developed and emerging economies worldwide, taking stock of the increasing speed of development in this fast-evolving space, as policymakers, regulators, central banks and financial institutions realise they can leverage their experience in climate to take rapid action on nature. 

14 June 2022 | Webinar

Net zero high level dialogue for Asia Pacific banks

The Net Zero High-level Dialogue provides an opportunity for leaders to discuss how to prepare their banks for the transition to a decarbonized economy and explore the enablers to set robust climate targets and identify climate financing opportunities.

19-21 June 2022 | Zurich & online

The Principles for Sustainable Insurance after 10 years

The high-level event will look at how the Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative has shaped the sustainable insurance agenda since its launch at the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, and how it will amplify sustainable insurance during this UN Decade of Action.

28-29 June 2022 | New York City

GreenFin22

Join a community of sustainability, finance & investment leaders to share insights, improve communication, address key challenges & showcase leading sustainable financial products and services.

10-14 October 2022 | Virtual Event

UNEP FI Global Roundtable 2022

Join UNEP FI this October for its 17th Global Roundtable (GRT), a major global agenda-setting event on sustainable finance. Held under the theme of “Transforming Finance, Accelerating Chance”, this online event will bring together decision-makers, experts and thought leaders on a virtual event platform to help shape approaches to integrating sustainability across the banking, insurance and investment industries.

Past Events

4 May 2022 | Webinar

Insuring the net-zero transition: Evolving thinking and practices

Join this webinar to find out about a new paper produced by the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA) to demystify, shape and advance net-zero insurance thinking and practices. It forms part of the Alliance’s engagement strategy and looks at potential insurance underwriting approaches to net zero, key challenges and next steps.

UNEP FI podcast: Financing a just transition to a sustainable blue economy

UNEP Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) · Financing a just transition to a sustainable blue economy Including social equity considerations in investment decisions and processes is critical for the blue economy to deliver its full potential in addressing global challenges. In this episode, we look at the human dimension of the sustainable blue economy, focusing on…

12 April 2022 | Online

We need to talk about biodiversity | How to engage with corporates?

Designed for institutional investors, this webinar highlights best practices and offers guidance on why and how to engage with companies on biodiversity. Discover a new guide on engaging with companies, created with investors and building on best practices learned. It is published by the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation and the EU Finance@Biodiversity Community.

26 April 2022 | Webinar

We need to talk about biodiversity | Are Corporates Ready?

This roundtable webinar will examine whether companies are ready and well-positioned for reporting and disclosing on nature-related risks and opportunities. The webinar is focused on financial institutions as report users, but is also relevant for a corporate and an NGO audience.

16-20 May 2022 | Hybrid

CEE Sustainable Finance Summit

Join the CEE Sustainable Finance Summit, a large-scale event focused on sustainable finance and sustainability in business.

31 March 2022 | Webinar

Understanding Climate Risk Tools: New TCFD reports

As climate risk has become an issue of regulatory and strategic importance, a range of tools and methodologies for assessment have been developed. On March 31st, UNEP FI is releasing two reports that will help the financial sector adopt and apply climate risk tools to their portfolios.

1 May - 30 June 2022 | Online

Serie de Capacitaciones en Bonos Verdes, Sociales y Sostenibles

UNEP FI and LAGreen’s Technical Assistance Programme will conduct a series of trainings on Green, Social and Sustainable Bonds in Latin America and the Caribbean during 2022: Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and the Dominican Republic.