Past Events

14-15 June 2021 | Webinar

Insurance supervisors and climate action

Co-hosted by the UN-convened SIF, UN PSI and the IAIS, this webinar will present the climate change risks and opportunities for the insurance sector and introduce the Application Paper on the Supervision of Climate-related Risks in the Insurance Sector.

21 April 2021 | Online

COP26 & The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero

Mark Carney, the UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance – in partnership with the UK COP26 Presidency and the UN Race to Zero campaign – are launching a coordinating alliance that brings together existing and new net zero finance initiatives into one sector-wide strategic forum: The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ).

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.

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).

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.

25 January 2021 | Webinar

UNEP FI and members at the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

Join UNEP FI and members for an in-depth discussion on climate-related physical risk and a major announcement from ten financial institutions.

UNEP FI is hosting a side event at the Climate Adaptation Summit which will also see leading financial institutions announce their commitment to climate-related physical risk assessment and disclosure, while making a ‘call to action’ to the finance sector and governments around the globe to address the principal obstacles to greater disclosure.

23 September 2020 | Online

Introducing Transition Check, a tool by UNEP FI and Oliver Wyman

Join Oliver Wyman and UNEP FI on 23 September at the launch of “Transition Check”, a web-tool to translate climate scenarios into financial metrics.  As businesses consider the impacts of climate change on their long-term sustainability, it has remained difficult to measure such risks – until now. Introducing Transition Check, a web-tool that takes a…