Upcoming Events

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental & Social Risk Analysis in Kyrgyzstan

13 November 2019 | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

An introductory training workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) will take place in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) on November 13th, 2019. The workshop will be organized by UNEP FI and the Ecobanking Project of INCAE Business School. Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) and the Union of Banks of Kyrgyzstan, in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Past Events

Advanced Training Workshop on Environmental & Social Risk Analysis in Paraguay

5-6 August 2019 | Asuncion, Paraguay

UNEP FI and Ecobanking Project/INCAE Business School will deliver a two-day Advanced Environmental and Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) training workshop, in collaboration with the “Sustainable Finance Table of Paraguay”. This training workshop will take place on August 5th & 6th in Asuncion.

Introductory Training Workshops on Environmental & Social Risk Analysis in Honduras

11-14 June 2019 | Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Four introductory training workshops on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis will be held in-house in BANHPROVI in Tegucigalpa (Honduras) on June 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th, 2019. The participants will be staff of the bank, of its intermediary institutions, and the National Commission of Banks and Insurance.

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental & Social Risk Analysis in China

3 June 2019 | Beijing, China

An introductory training workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) will take place in Beijing (China) on June 3rd, 2019. The workshop will be organized by UNEP FI and the Ecobanking Project of INCAE Business School, in collaboration with China Banking Association & WWF China.

Seminario Principios De Banca Responsable

28 May 2019 | Santiago de Chile

UNEP FI together with Finis Terrae University will hold the 1st Seminar on “Principles of Responsible Banking of UNEP FI: Are banks prepared to lead the way towards sustainable development and fight against climate change?” on May 28 in Santiago de Chile

Responsible Investment Training Workshop in Costa Rica

17 May 2019 | San José, Costa Rica

UNEP FI, along with the Costa Rican Stock Exchange and the “Costa Rica por Siempre” Association, in collaboration with the Initiative of the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE) and PRI, will organize for the first time in the country a face-to-face training Workshop on “Responsible Investment” in San José, Costa Rica.

Introductory Training Workshops on Environmental & Social Risk Analysis in Paraguay

9-10 May 2019 | Asunción, Paraguay

UNEP FI/Ecobanking will conduct two Introductory Environmental and Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) training workshops, in collaboration with the Sustainable Finance Working Group of Paraguay (“Mesa de Finanzas Sostenibles de Paraguay”), made up of fourteen banks of the system. This training session will take place on the 9th and 10th of May in Asuncion.

Sustainable Finance In-house Workshop in Banco Santander Chile

18 April 2019 | Santiago, Chile

UNEP FI will deliver a workshop on Sustainable Finance to Banco Santander Chile on 18 April 2019. The workshop will include topics such as UNEP FI main work areas, definitions and scopes of Sustainable Finance, Green Finance and Climate Finance, and ESG risks and opportunities.

Introductory Training Workshops on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis In Honduras

18-19 March 2019 | Tegucigalpa, Honduras

An introductory training workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis will take place in-house in Banhprovi in Tegucigalpa (Honduras) on March 18th & 19th, 2019. The workshop is organized by UNEP FI and the Ecobanking Project of INCAE Business School, in collaboration with the UN-REDD Programme.

UNEP FI Supporting Institutions’ meeting in Chile

18 March 2019 | Santiago, Chile

The first meeting of UNEP FI’s supporting Institutions in Chile will take place in Santiago on March 18th, 2019. This will be the first time that UNEP FI has held a country event exclusively for its supporting institutions.

Seminario Inversiones Responsables / Responsible Investment Seminar

5 November 2018 | Santiago, Chile

Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), the Business Finance Center (CFE) and the Center for Business Sustainability (CBS) of the Adolfo Ibáñez University will co-organize a seminar on Responsible Investment in Santiago de Chile on November 5th, 2018

Semana de las Finanzas Climáticas / Climate Finance Week

23-25 October 2018 | Santiago de Chile

CLG Chile and UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), in collaboration with the British Embassy Santiago, GIZ and Schroders will hold a Climate Finance week in Santiago de Chile from 23 to 25 October

Climate week 2018 “Sustainable Santiago – together against climate change”

17-20 October 2018 | Santiago, Chile

UNEP FI will participate in the Climate week 2018 “Sustainable Santiago – together against climate change” that will take place in Santiago de Chile from 17 to 20 October 2018. This event is organized by the Foundation Konrad Adenauer along with other partners and collaborators. 

Climate Finance Workshop Chile

3 October 2018 | Santiago, Chile

UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and the Ministry of Finance of Chile, in collaboration with the British Embassy Santiago, held a workshop on “Climate Finance” on the morning of October 3rd at the Ministry of Finance.

Sustainable Finance In-House Training Workshops In Caja de Ande

25-26 June 2018 | San Jose, Costa Rica

UNEP FI and INCAE Business School / Ecobanking Project will be delivering two in-house training workshops on Sustainable Finance at Caja de Ande in San Jose (Costa Rica) on 25 and 26 June 2018. These workshops will include topics such as Environmental & Social Risk Analysis (ESRA), Green Products and Services Financing and Corporate Ecoefficiency.

UNEP FI and Ecobanking Project delivered ESRA Training to Financial Institutions In Ivory Coast

25-27 June 2018 | Ivory Coast

UNEP FI and Ecobanking Project/INCAE Business School are partnering with the International Trade Centre (ITC), the African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises (AGF) and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to deliver a Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) with a focus on SME designed for financial institutions in Ivory Coast.

Seminario Avance de Finanzas Sostenibles

24 May 2018 | Santiago de Chile

La Iniciativa Financiera de ONU Medio Ambiente (UNEP FI), la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Doble Impacto / Banca Ética y ALAS 20 / GovernArt llevaron a cabo el exitoso Seminario “Avance de las Finanzas Sostenibles” que tuvo lugar en Santiago de Chile el 24 de mayo de 2018. El Seminario sobre finanzas sostenibles […]

Workshop on Green Bonds in Mauritius

9-10 May 2018 | MAURITIUS

UN Environment’s Finance Initiative and Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) have joined forces to deliver a Green Bonds Training Programme to promote the development of greener and more inclusive growth in Mauritius.

Introductory training workshop on climate change and biodiversity: risks and opportunities for the financial sector in Chile

20 October 2017 | Santiago, Chile

Un Taller de Capacitación sobre “Cambio Climático y Biodiversidad: Riesgos y Oportunidades para el sector financiero en Chile” se llevará a cabo por la primera vez el viernes 20 de octubre en Santiago de Chile. El taller es organizado por ONU Medio Ambiente Iniciativa Financiera (UNEP FI) y la Iniciativa Finanzas para la Biodiversidad PNUD BIOFIN de Chile.

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis in Argentina

7 September 2017 | Buenos Aires, Argentina

UNEP FI/Ecobanking will conduct an Introductory Environmental and Social Risk Analysis training workshop, in collaboration with the Banking Association of Argentina (ABA). This training session will take place in Buenos Aires on the 7th of September, during the week when UNEP FI is celebrating its 25th Anniversary at the Latin American & Caribbean Roundtable from the 5th of September in the same city.

UNEP FI/Ecobanking llevarán a cabo un Taller Introductorio de Capacitación sobre Análisis de Riesgos Ambientales y Sociales, en colaboración con la Asociación de Bancos de la Argentina (ABA). La sesión de capacitación tendrá lugar en Buenos Aires el 7 de septiembre, la semana en la que UNEP FI estará celebrando su 25 Aniversario a través de la Mesa Regional de América Latina y el Caribe desde el 5 de septiembre en la misma ciudad.

Advanced Training Workshop on Environmental & Social Risk Analysis in Paraguay

21-22 June 2017 | Asuncion, Paraguay

UNEP FI/Ecobanking están organizando un Taller Avanzado de Capacitación presencial sobre Análisis de Riesgos Ambientales y Sociales, en colaboración con la Mesa de Finanzas Sostenibles (MFS) de Paraguay, conformada por ocho bancos del sistema. La sesión de capacitación tendrá lugar los días 21 y 22 de junio en Asunción.

Old Events

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis Chile

4 noviembre 2016 | Santiago, Chile
Este taller tiene como objetivo sensibilizar al personal de las instituciones financieras sobre las consecuencias y oportunidades generadas por la identificación y evaluación de los riesgos socioambientales de sus clientes y/o socios de inversión, y a su vez enseñar a los participantes cómo detectar, disminuir y evaluar dichos riesgos a través de herramientas utilizadas por instituciones financieras internacionales.

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis – Costa Rica

13 October 2016 | San Jose, Costa Rica
UNEP FI/Ecobanking conducted an Introductory Environmental and Social Risk Analysis in-person training workshop, in collaboration with UN-REDD Programme, Sistema de Banca para el Desarrollo (SBD) and its main operators, and the Superintendence of Financial Institutions (SUGEF).
UNEP FI/Ecobanking organizaron un Taller presencial Introductorio de Capacitación sobre Análisis de Riesgos Ambientales y Sociales (ARAS), en colaboración con el Programa ONU-REDD, el Sistema de Banca para el Desarrollo (SBD) y sus principales operadores, y la Superintendencia General de Entidades Financieras (SUGEF).

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis in the Housing and Construction Sector

15 July 2016 | Lima, Peru
In Peru, as well as in other Latin American countries, the regulatory framework on environmental issues is advancing rapidly, posing increasingly demanding challenges, which will guide and encourage the implementation of appropriate environmental and social management of the various economic stakeholders, especially financial institutions that aim at taking the lead on financial issues related to the environment. Since January 2016, a new regulatory framework requires Peruvian banks to perform social and environmental risk assessments. UNEP FI/Ecobanking conducted in Peru an Introductory Environmental and Social Risk Analysis training workshop. The event was organised in collaboration with the Finance Mechanisms for Low Carbon Development Project (FinanCC), which is implemented by GIZ Peru, and Fondo Mivivienda .

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis Colombia

7 December 2011 | Bogota, Colombia UNEP FI/Ecobanking organized for the second time in Colombia an Introductory Environmental and Social Risk training workshop, in collaboration with the Banking Association. This training session took place on the 7th of December, in the Hotel Porton de Bogota. We convened this workshop with the aim of sensitizing bankers, […]

Advanced Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis Panama

14 & 15 September, 2011 | Panama City, Panama UNEP FI – Ecobanking convened the “Advanced ESRA Training Workshop”, seeking to train exclusively risk managers and analysts who already have a basic understanding/experience of environmental risk management and are seeking to step up their ESRM systems. Over one-and-a-half days through a “risk lab” participants from […]

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis Ecuador

2 June 2011 | Quito, Ecuador An Introductory Environmental and Social Risk training workshop, co-organized by UNEP FI and Ecobanking, took place on the 2 June in Quito, Ecuador, at the Hotel Hilton Colon. The workshop aimed was to sensitize bankers, risk & credit managers and other relevant parties across the financial sector, on the […]

Advanced Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis Mexico

17 & 18 March 2011 | Mexico City This is the third time that UNEP FI, together with the Ecobanking Project, are convening an “Advanced ESRA Training Workshop” in Latin America, as part of the broader Environmental & Social Risk Analysis Training Programme. Aimed specifically at risk managers and analysts who already have a basic […]

Taller de Entrenamiento Básico sobre Identificación y Evaluación de Riesgos Socioambientales en los Procesos Crediticios para el sector financiero en Uruguay

12 November 2010 | Montevideo For the first time UNEP FI/Ecobanking convened an Introductory Environmental and Social Risk training workshop in Uruguay, in collaboration with the Private Banking Association and our local member, Banco Comercial. We organized this workshop with the aim of sensitizing bankers, risk managers and other relevant parties across the financial sector […]

Advanced Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis Peru

25 & 26 October 2010 | Lima, Peru This is the second time that UNEP FI – Ecobanking convened the “Advanced ESRA Training Workshop”, seeking to train exclusively risk managers and analysts who already have a basic understanding/experience of environmental risk management and are seeking to step up their ESRM systems. Over one-and-a-half days through […]

Peer-to-Peer Breakfast Meeting on Environmental & Social Risk

24 September, 2009 | Lima, Peru Organised in collaboration with BBVA Banco Continental under the auspices of the Peruvian banking Association (ASBANC), this Breakfast Meeting provided the country’s risk managers with a golden opportunity to gather for a collective reflection on the adoption and implementation of environmental and social risk management policies and practices, in […]

First Advanced Training Workshop (ATW) on Environmental and Social Risk Management

22-23 September, 2009 | Bogota, Colombia Building on the success of the Environmental and Risk Analisis (ESRA) Training Programme developed over the years since 2005 by UNEP FI’s Latin American Task Force and its partner, the Ecobanking Project, the Task Force launched a brand new training workshop which seeks to further complement the Programme. The […]