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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
UNEP FI, COLAC, Fecrecoop, Coopeuch and Coopera will deliver a Series of Webinars on Sustainable Finance for savings and credit cooperatives from March to June 2021; webinars will be conducted in Spanish.
UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), the National Securities Commission (CNV) of Paraguay, WWF Paraguay, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and GOVERNART will organize a webinar on SDG Bonds on 25 February 2021, webinar will be conducted in Spanish.
UNEP FI’s TCFD programme is launching 3 new papers in February 2021 relating to scenario analysis, recommendations on integrated assessment models, tools, the changing regulatory landscape as well as potential developments in 2021.
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.
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.
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.