UNEP FI collaborated through the chapter “Necessary skills to change finance and finance change” in the report “The role of finance in a sustainable economy” undertaken by the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts / Financial Studies Foundation. The online presentation of the study will be on April 27th at 16h CET.
UNEP FI will host its third round of Regional Roundtables on Sustainable Finance in 2021 virtually to provide an opportunity for members and actors in the sustainable finance community to come together locally to discuss the latest trends and innovations, and share good practice.
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.
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.
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.
The Economist’s World Ocean Summit 2021 is going virtual for the first time and for this year only, the event is free-to-attend. The virtual week offers the opportunity to access 30 hours of highly curated content over five days, and the chance to make meaningful connections no matter where you are in the world. The focus continues on high-level conversation and policymaking in plenary sessions as well as industry focus in six dedicated tracks: aquaculture, fishing, energy, plastics, shipping, and tourism.
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.
Many companies are already setting climate science based targets (SBTs) to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Companies are now also considering nature science based targets in order to operate within planetary boundaries. Join a webinar co-hosted by UNEP FI and PRI for more.
Webinar on ‘Climate Change and TCFD: Risks and Opportunities for Insurers in Spain and Latin America. UNEP FI, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and FINRESP will co-organize a webinar on “Climate Change and TCFD: Risks and Opportunities for the Insurance Sector in Spain and Latin America ”on 2nd February 2021. The webinar will be delivered in Spanish with simultaneous translation in English.
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.
Tenemos el agrado de invitarle al webinar “Diálogos sobre la Implementación de los Principios de Banca Responsable en LAC: Clientes y usuarios“, en el cual se presentarán y discutirán los siguientes temas: Principios de Banca Responsable y el Principio #3 – Clientes y usuarios Involucrando los clientes hacia la sostenibilidad Perspectiva de expertos y practicantes:…
UNEP FI, Green Climate Fund (GCF), Ecobusiness Fund and The Development bank of Latin America (CAF) will organize a webinar on “Key aspects for the financial sector’s access to the resources of the Green Climate Fund (GCF)” on November 19 at 9 a.m Colombia time / 11:00 a.m Chile time.
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…