Upcoming Events

25 January 2022 | Webinar

Increasing ambition and expanding scope: NZAOA Target Setting Protocol V.2

This webinar, co-hosted by UNEP FI and PRI, will bring together leading actors from the U.N.-Convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance to present the second edition of the Alliance Target Setting Protocol (TSP2). The authors of the Protocol will discuss key adjustments to the first edition, including: Expansion of asset classes (target setting on infrastructure) More…

26 January 2022 | Webinar

A Legal Framework for Impact – Investing for Sustainability Impact in the UK

The session will begin with an overview of the report “A Legal Framework for Impact” authored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and commissioned by The Generation Foundation, PRI and UNEP FI. A presentation of key findings from the legal analysis of UK investment regulation will follow.

23 March 2022

Private equity, Net-Zero target setting & climate action plans

This Investor Agenda webinar in partnership with Initiative Climat Internationale (ICi), will assess how asset owner capital allocated to private markets can align with Net-Zero goals. With global assets under management in private equity now standing at around $3 trillion, this capital has an essential role to play in achieving climate goals this decade.

Past Events

11 January 2022 | Webinar

Getting started in nature, biodiversity and finance

Aimed at banks, institutional investors and insurers who are at the beginning of their journey in addressing nature loss, this webinar will introduce how nature is connected to climate change and finance, as well as introducing key concepts and initiatives.

6 January 2022 | Webinar

New green shoots – the latest innovations in nature finance

Join UNEP FI, PRI, the EU Finance@Biodiversity Community and the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge to hear about positive stories and the latest innovations for financing nature. Bringing together inspiration for the new year, we will be celebrating finance projects and mechanisms which aimed towards the protection, recovery and resilience of nature.

7-9 December 2021 | Virtual Event

Responsible Investor USA 2021

ESG regulatory changes are coming from all corners, proxy seasons becoming more bold, and financial institutions are grappling with diversity and inclusion within their own organisations at the same time as responding to fundamental change regarding racial equality and workplace equity in their portfolios. Will these changes suffice for the US to align its ESG…

6 December 2021 | Webinar

A Comprehensive Guide to Climate Stress Testing

UNEP FI’s TCFD programme is launching a Comprehensive Good Practice Guide to Climate Stress Testing. The report aims to provide a detailed user guide for financial institutions looking to understand the climate stress testing and develop plans for effectively executing them.

22-26 November 2021

Semana de Finanzas Sostenibles de Paraguay

The National Securities Commission, UNDP and WWF, with the collaboration of UNEP FI, are organising the Paraguay Sustainable Finance Week. The webinars will take place on 22, 24, and 26 November,

16-19 November 2021

II CONGRESO HISPANOAMERICANO DE INVERSIÓN RESPONSABLE

Alas20, CentroRS, PRI, Moody’s, ESG Solutions and Governart, with the collaboration of UNEP FI, CECODES, FundSociety and Santiago organized the second Spanish-American Congress on Responsible Investment. The webinars took place in Spanish on 16, 17, 18 and 19 November.

10 November 2021 | Hybrid

Driving Net-Zero Finance Integrity

This COP26 side event will bring together leading experts in the net zero and sustainable finance space to discuss what is needed to align all finance flows with Paris Agreement goals and ensure impact in the real economy.

11 November 2021 | Virtual

COP26 event: Funding the Sustainable Blue Economy

This session focuses on how we can mobilise both public and private financial flows from banks, insurers and investors, towards a sustainable ocean industry that offers an immense potential for climate change mitigation and adaptation, using key frameworks and initiatives, including the Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles – to rebuild, renew and replenish the ocean – for people and planet.

28 October 2021 | Podcast

Podcast: Shaping a low carbon future – CEO dialogue

In this episode, Charles Emond, CEO of CDPQ and Guy Cormier, CEO of Desjardins address net zero targets, climate risks, greenwashing, systemic change, business opportunities and the energy transition with Nili Gilbert, Chair of the Investment Committee at the David Rockefeller Fund

31 October - 12 November 2021 | Hybrid

UNEP Finance Initiative at COP26: Watch the events you missed

The COP26 summit will bring governments, civil society and the private sector together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Find out what UNEP FI is doing at COP26 to bring the latest climate commitments made by UNEP FI members to the attention of policymakers.

UNEP FI Regional Roundtable Europe: Partners

Partners European Association of Co-operative Banks The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) represents, promotes and defends the common interests of its 27 member institutions and of cooperative banks, with regard to banking as well as to co-operative legislation. Founded in 1970, today the EACB is a leading professional lobbying association in the European banking…