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…
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
The circular economy has significant potential to help meet global sustainability goals, address local environmental priorities, support net zero and climate change objectives, and deliver economic returns. However, the financing of circular solutions faces challenges. This World Circular Economy Forum 2021 (WCEF2021) Accelerator Session focussed on advancing and scaling up circular financing, from the global to the local…
The UNEP FI Regional Roundtable for North America will be held as part of the first Sustainable Finance Summit with Finance Montreal on 4-8 October 2021. Find out more here. Read the panel summaries here.
The 6th annual Sustainable Investment Forum North America in partnership with UNEP-FI takes place in September 2021 alongside Climate Week NYC, with the mission to mobilise sustainable investment towards a 1.5 °C world. This year, the Forum is presented as a 4-part digital event series across 2 weeks as part of Climate Action’s Roadmap to COP26 campaign.
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.
This webinar looks at the dimensions of a “just transition” framework, the financial sector’s approach to the discussion with stakeholders across different sectors, and how can we build a stronger inclusive and equitable future with decent work that is sustainable and addresses systemic risk and injustice.
UNEP FI and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) webinar to discuss the evolving world of climate regulation and TCFD disclosures. SASB will share perspectives on their standards and their relationship to climate risk. UNEP FI will discuss findings from its latest TCFD pilot projects.
UNEP FI’s Regional Roundtable in North America will take place during UN General Assembly week, alongside Climate Week and the Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on 23-25 September 2019, New York.
Join UNEP FI and Climate Action at the Sustainable Investment Forum North America to hear industry experts discuss climate risks and opportunities, financing the action needed to meet climate & sustainability targets, sustainable investment and much more.
The Sustainable Investment Forum North America, held in partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative, is the premier meeting space for sustainable finance professionals.
Back for its 3rd edition in September 2018 during Climate Week NYC, the forum will welcome over 300 attendees representing asset owners and managers, banks, development institutions, policymakers, think tanks and NGOs looking to drive the sustainability agenda.
Regional Roundtables in North America consists of several events that are organized by various UNEP FI’s partners during New York Climate Week. Participation to UNEP FI-organized activities are by invitation only.
, 31 March 2011 | Toronto, Canada A new report by the NATF sheds some light on the progress of North American UNEP FI members in promoting environmental engagement among their institutions. The report was launched by a Scotiabank-hosted Expert Workshop in Toronto, Canada, on March 31, 2011. “If you ask us…: Making environmental employee…
, 4 March 2010 | Toronto, Canada As part of its 2009 Work Programme, the NATF explored the role of the financial sector in the financing and/or adoption of green buildings in North America. The report, “Green Buildings and the Finance Sector – An Overview of Financial Institution Involvement in Green Buildings in North America”…