Upcoming Events

20 April 2021 | BrightTalk

Climate Change Litigation and Liability Risks in Adaptation Activities & Finance

To explore adaptation finance from a litigation perspective, UNEP FI has collaborated with MinterEllison to examine how litigation may increase or reduce the barriers to adaptation finance identified in the earlier reports. The output of this collaboration, a high-level briefing paper “The Forgotten Climate-related Financial Risk: Liability Impacts on Adaptation and Adaptation Finance”, will be launched at this event.

27 April 2021 | Webinar

Foro permanente FEF de Finanzas Sostenibles/Forum on Sustainable Finance

UNEP FI collaborated through the chapter “Necessary skills to change finance and finance change” in the report “The role of finance in a sustainable economy” undertaken by the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts / Financial Studies Foundation. The online presentation of the study will be on April 27th at 16h CET.

1 June - 3 April 2021 | Virtual Event

Regional Roundtable Asia Pacific 2021

UNEP FI is hosting its Regional Roundtable on Sustainable Finance for Asia Pacific as a virtual event on 1–3 June 2021, with the support of DB Insurance and RepRisk.

1 June - 10 December 2021 | Virtual Events

UNEP FI Regional Roundtables on Sustainable Finance 2021

UNEP FI will host its third round of Regional Roundtables on Sustainable Finance in 2021 virtually to provide an opportunity for members and actors in the sustainable finance community to come together locally to discuss the latest trends and innovations, and share good practice.

Past Events

16 April 2021 | Online conference

Sustainable Financing of the Blue Economy

The European Investment Bank, WWF and the partners of the Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles are delighted to invite you to join an event on the margins of the 2021 virtual Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group: Sustainable Financing of the Blue Economy.

2 March 2021 | Webinar

Integrating Human Rights into Risk Management: With Thai Govt Pension Fund and Thai Stock Exchange

For investors (institutional investors and asset managers), banks, financial regulators, other financial industry actors, and corporates in Thailand and in the region.
The session guides participants in developing their understanding of what is human rights, what are some of the infringements seen in business activities in Thailand and internationally, and what are the best practices by investors and banks to protect human rights.

13 April 2021 | BrightTalk

Webinar: Climate Thought Leadership Series Papers 5 & 6

Join UNEP FI and EIT Climate-KIC for the launch of the 5th and 6th papers of this Thought Leadership Series: “Making Green Bonds Serve the Climate Goals” (Massamba Thioye, UNFCCC) and “Financial Stability in a Planetary Emergency: the role of regulators in a burning world” (James Vaccaro, Director of Re:Pattern, & David Barmes, Economist at Positive Money).

26 March - 1 October 2021 | Online

Integrating climate-related financial risks in the Eastern Caribbean

The United Nations Environment Programme – Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), the French Development Agency (AFD), Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will deliver a series of  Online Training Workshop on “Integrating climate-related financial risks” aimed at the Eastern Caribbean region from March to October. The training will be conducted in English through a series of webinars.

25 March - 31 May 2021 | Webinar

Series of webinars on Climate Change and the Financial System in Chile

The Ministry of Finance, through the Green Finance Board of Chile, is organizing a series of webinars on Climate Policy in Chile and potential effects for the financial system from March to May 2021. The first webinar will be held on Thursday March 11 at 10:30 am.

13-22 April 2021 | Online

Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2021

UNEP FI is partnering with Climate Action for the 4th annual Sustainable Investment Forum Europe which returns in April 2021 as a 4-part digital event series across 2 weeks.

8-31 March 2021

Workshops: Climate Risks and TCFD for banks in Egypt and Tunisia

For banks in Egypt and Tunisia, join our series of workshops that will provide you with a better understanding of physical and transition risks as well as climate risk methodologies and tools to strengthen your bank’s resilience and help implement the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

16 February 2021 | Webinar

Outlook for North America Climate Policy & Impact on Sustainable Finance Agenda

As the United States rejoins Paris, what are the key areas of policy to focus on for the financial sector, how will that increase ambition on emission reduction targets. What are the key regulatory changes and key issues for sustainable finance, how to navigate the environment, assess the challenges and opportunities across sectors? Join us for a discussion on the policy landscape and other key focus areas in this climate ambition year.

18 February 2021 | Webinar

Adaptation Webinar Series: Climate Data for Physical Risk Assessments

The use of authoritative datasets and data sources is a challenge for many financial institutions. A collaboration between the Climate Data Factory and the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service is aiming to provide a climate hazards data set of reference for physical risk assessment that aligns with the recommendations of the TCFD, and that will also slign with the needs of users from the finance sector.

9 February 2021 | BrightTalk

Webinar: Climate Thought Leadership Series Papers 3 & 4

Systemic transformation will be necessary over the next decade if we are to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. What might this transformation mean for the finance sector and how can financial actors best respond to these challenges? Join Richard Roberts & John Elkington (Volans), and Jakob Thomä & Anne Schönauer (2DII) for this discussion hosted by EIT Climate-KIC and UNEP FI.