Upcoming Events

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.

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.

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.

24 February - 31 December 2022 | Webinar

Climate Risk Engagement Series 2022 for banks: with Deloitte Malaysia

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.

3 February 2022 | Webinar

Leading in sustainable finance: client engagement and risk frameworks

In partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), UNEP FI’s TCFD Programme has released two new reports designed to help financial actors manage climate risks and support client transitions to net-zero. This launch event will cover the key takeaways from the recently released reports.

22 February 2022 | Webinar

Climate-aligned investing in Africa: risk management & portfolio alignment

This event is the first in a series on Climate-aligned investing in Africa run by UNEP FI. A first step towards adaptation to future climate change is reducing vulnerability and exposure to present climate variability. Significant co-benefits, synergies and trade-offs exist between mitigation and adaptation and among different adaptation responses across sectors.

14 February 2022 | Webinar

UNEP FI’s TCFD Programmes: upcoming working groups and initiatives on climate risk

Since 2017, UNEP FI has run a series of pilot programs to assist financial institutions in implementing the TCFD framework and issuing meaningful climate disclosures with over 100 financial institutions. This session is an opportunity for firms to learn about upcoming working groups and regional initiatives on climate risk.

3 February 2022 | Webinar

Leading in sustainable finance: client engagement and risk frameworks

In partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), UNEP FI’s TCFD Programme has released two new reports designed to help financial actors manage climate risks and support client transitions to net-zero. This launch event will cover the key takeaways from the recently released reports.

25 January 2022 | Webinar

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

This webinar, co-hosted by UNEP FI and PRI, brought 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 discussed key adjustments to the first edition, including: Expansion of asset classes (target setting on infrastructure) More ambitious reduction…

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.

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