Past Events

7 June 2022 | Online seminar

Sustainable Finance Taxonomies: A framework to facilitate low-emission and climate- resilient investment in Latin America and the Caribbean

This virtual seminar will officially launch the Working Group on Sustainable Finance Taxonomies in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and its 2022-2023 work plan. Leaders from countries and international institutions will discuss how this new framework will facilitate low-emission and climate-resilient investment in the LAC region.

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.

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.

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.

7-9 December 2021 | Virtual Event

Responsible Investor USA 2021

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…

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

27 September 2021 | Virtual event

Sustainable Thailand: Sustainable Investing, Sustainable Banking

Join this high-level roundtable on sustainable financing with the Government Pension Fund of Thailand and the Ministry of Finance. The event is aimed at institutional investors and banks and will discuss the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment and the UN’s Principles for Responsible Banking.

15 September 2021 | Virtual Event

WCEF2021 Accelerator Session: Financing the Circular Economy Transition

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…

4-8 October 2021 | Virtual Event

UNEP FI Regional Roundtable North America 2021

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.