Past Events

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 and register here.

21-30 September 2021 | Virtual Event

Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2021

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.

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.

4 June 2020 | Webinar

Webinar: Developments in Climate Regulation and Disclosures with SASB

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.

22-25 September 2019 | New York

Regional Roundtable on Sustainable Finance in North America

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.

25 September 2019 | New York City

Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2019

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.

26 September 2018 | New York

Sustainable Investment Forum North America: Financing Innovation for a Low Carbon Future

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.

The Financing of Green Buildings in North America

, 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”…

Assessing the Value of Sustainability Indices and Disclosure Initiatives

2 October 2008 | Boston USA The North American Taskforce´s 2008 workshop was held at State Street Corporation Headquarters in Boston, attracting over 60 participants. Discussions centered on disclosure of environmental, social and governance issues. The highly interactive event aimed at discussing why non-financial disclosure matters, what the drivers for disclosure are, to which different…

Green Financial Products and Services: Current Trends and Future Opportunities

27 September 2007 | Toronto As a follow-up to its major report and CEO Briefing, the North American Taskforce held a very successful workshop at RBC Headquarters in Toronto looking at the latest trends and opportunities in green financial products and services. The event covered a diverse range of topics, such as the key drivers…