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.
Through this webinar, Thai banks will get to know more about the PRB and how it fits into the fast-evolving sustainable finance global landscape to provide insights into how it can be used to further develop and strengthen sustainable banking strategies.
In collaboration with Deloitte Malaysia, UNEP FI brings you a series of events focused on enhancing the talent and capabilities of the Malaysian banking industry. The series aims to better prepare participants to respond to growing stakeholder expectations and regulatory requirements related to climate change.
The European Banking Federation (EBF) & the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) are hosting a virtual public event to launch the joint report on practical approaches to applying the EU Taxonomy to bank lending.
UNEP FI, the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) and the Tunisian Professional Association for Banks and Financial Institutions (APTBEF) have partnered to deliver a series of workshops on climate risks, opportunities, and disclosures focusing on the Tunisian Banking industry.
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.
The overarching theme for this year’s conference will be “responsible banking and the implementation of international standards”. It will consider among other things, how well banks are embedding the UN Principles of Responsible Banking in their organisations, how responsible banking links to the Chartered Banker Institute’s Professional Code of Conduct, and what responsible banking means for the education, training and development of bankers.
The Investment Portfolio Impact Analysis Tool was developed to enable signatories to the Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB) to meet their requirements under Principle 2 on impact analysis, namely as a basis for meeting their subsequent requirements under Principle 3 on target-setting. It complements the Bank Portfolio Impact Analysis Tool which focuses on Consumer, Business, Corporate and Investment Banking.
The Real Estate Impact Analysis Tool was developed to enable financial institutions to identify and assess the impacts associated with their real estate investments and portfolios. The purpose of such an analysis is for financial institutions to define strategies and set targets that will increase the positive impacts and decrease the negative impacts of their real estate investments and portfolios.
Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance, spoke to UNEP FI on navigating the climate crisis, climate disclosures, the Principles for Responsible Banking and the UN-convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance.
The European Banking Federation (EBF) and UNEP FI are co-organizing an online event to launch a report: Testing the application of the EU Taxonomy to core banking products: High level recommendations on 26 – 27 January 2021.
For financial institutions in Mongolia: we are holding a webinar that will introduce the Principles for Responsible Banking and forward-looking climate assessment in line with the recommendations for the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. With English-Mongolian translation.
Financial regulators and policy makers in South East Asia are increasingly turning to financial institutions to support their national sustainable development plans and the growing ESG investor community are expecting banks and businesses to contribute to societal goals such as the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement. But how does a bank know and show…