Past Events

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.

23 September 2021 | Virtual

From Venice to Glasgow: The road to COP26 for the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

As risk managers, re/insurers and investors, the insurance industry plays a key role in supporting the transition to a resilient net-zero emissions economy. This global virtual event will gather experts in climate as well as industry practitioners who will unpack the concept of net-zero insurance.

20-21 October 2021 | Series of webinars

Nature-Positive Insurance Series

A leadership series convened by UNEP’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative and the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to set the global agenda for nature-positive insurance.

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.

10 November 2020 | Webinar

Insuring a Sustainable Ocean Economy: A Deep Dive for the Insurance Industry

Join leading insurers and the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) to discuss sustainability challenges and opportunities in the context of the 21st century ocean economy, and find out how to get involved in UNEP FI’s new Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Initiative to develop sustainable finance strategies and approaches to ocean-based industries.

10 December 2019 | Santiago de Chile

Seminar on Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI)

An Executive Breakfast on the UNEP FI’s work with the insurance industry and the Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) will take place on December 10 in Santiago, Chile, the week in which COP 25 chaired by Chile will take place in Madrid (Spain). This event is organized by UNEP FI, CAF – Development Bank of Latin America and Finis Terrae University (UFT).

29 November 2019 | Luxembourg

Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) Market Event Europe – Luxembourg – Agenda

Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) Market Event Europe The UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) are joining forces for three days of insight into advances in sustainable finance to address key regulatory and market challenges, the asset management industry’s role in sustainable investment, as well as how capital markets…

21 June 2019 | Buenos Aires

Sustainable Insurance Forum meeting

The Sustainable Insurance Forum (SIF) is a global network of insurance supervisors and regulators working together to strengthen responses to sustainability challenges facing the insurance sector. Launched in December 2016, the SIF provides a platform for international collaboration among supervisors, facilitating knowledge sharing, dialogue, and uptake of policy innovations. This SIF is convened by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which serves as its Secretariat. 

29-30 April 2019 | Lagos, Nigeria

UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance Africa Market Event in Nigeria

The 2nd Africa Market event will be held in Lagos, Nigeria. UNEP FI and Principles for Sustainable Insurance(PSI) are organizing the event.

The purpose of the now-annual PSI Africa Market Event is to bring together leading practitioners and thinkers within the African insurance ‘ecosystem’ to share experiences and ideas relating to the creation of a growing, resilient, sustainable, responsible and profitable African insurance sector.

27-28 February 2019 | Munich, Germany

Insuring for sustainable development: Raising the industry’s ambition

This two-day event seeks to drive ambitious sustainability action by the insurance industry in line with the aims of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Paris Agreement on Climate Change and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, and the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit in September 2019.

The event will feature the launch of the first global guide to manage ESG risks in non-life insurance underwriting, and shape the sustainability agenda for the life and health insurance industry.

13 September 2018

Webinar: Find out more about the insurance industry’s commitment to protect World Heritage Sites

Currently, there are nearly 1,100 natural, cultural, and mixed (i.e. natural and cultural) World Heritage Sites across the globe. Natural World Heritage Sites, in particular, provide economic, social and environmental benefits. They provide vital resources such as food, fuel and water; perform environmental services such as stabilising soils, preventing floods, and capturing carbon; and contribute significantly to economies through jobs, tourism, recreation, and exports. Find out what action the insurance industry is taking to protect these valuable sites.