Upcoming Events

1 June 2022 | Webinar

The role of sustainable finance in the Decade of Action

In this associate event of the Stockholm+50 meeting, UNEP Fi gathers financial institutions to discuss the implementation of their commitments to the SDGs and Climate Action under the UN-convened industry Principles and Alliances, and how they will mobilise private finance for sustainable development, and effectively support governments and international organisations.

13 June 2022 | Webinar

Nature-related risks, central banks and financial system resilience

Explore how central banks are starting to tackle nature and biodiversity loss, recognising the need to consider this critical topic in order to maintain monetary and financial stability across the economy. Taking a global view, this webinar looks at the challenges faced by both developed and emerging economies worldwide, taking stock of the increasing speed of development in this fast-evolving space, as policymakers, regulators, central banks and financial institutions realise they can leverage their experience in climate to take rapid action on nature. 

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.

Past Events

4 May 2022 | Webinar

Insuring the net-zero transition: Evolving thinking and practices

Join this webinar to find out about a new paper produced by the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA) to demystify, shape and advance net-zero insurance thinking and practices. It forms part of the Alliance’s engagement strategy and looks at potential insurance underwriting approaches to net zero, key challenges and next steps.

12 April 2022 | Online

We need to talk about biodiversity | How to engage with corporates?

Designed for institutional investors, this webinar highlights best practices and offers guidance on why and how to engage with companies on biodiversity. Discover a new guide on engaging with companies, created with investors and building on best practices learned. It is published by the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation and the EU Finance@Biodiversity Community.

26 April 2022 | Webinar

We need to talk about biodiversity | Are Corporates Ready?

This roundtable webinar will examine whether companies are ready and well-positioned for reporting and disclosing on nature-related risks and opportunities. The webinar is focused on financial institutions as report users, but is also relevant for a corporate and an NGO audience.

31 March 2022 | Webinar

Understanding Climate Risk Tools: New TCFD reports

As climate risk has become an issue of regulatory and strategic importance, a range of tools and methodologies for assessment have been developed. On March 31st, UNEP FI is releasing two reports that will help the financial sector adopt and apply climate risk tools to their portfolios.

28 March 2022 | Webinar

A Legal Framework for Impact – Investing for Sustainability Impact in the EU

Presented by the PRI, the session will begin with an overview of the “A Legal Framework for Impact” report followed by a presentation of key findings from the legal analysis of EU jurisdiction and areas of reform. The session will then explore the understanding of investing for sustainability impact in the context of investors’ legal duties,…

10 March 2022 | Webinar

Diving Deep: Finance, Ocean Pollution and Coastal Resilience

This webinar will present a new practical toolkit for financial institutions to pivot their activities towards financing a sustainable blue economy in two key ocean sectors: coastal infrastructure and resilience, and waste prevention and management including plastic.

3 February 2022 | Webinar

Leading in sustainable finance: client engagement and risk frameworks

In partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), UNEP FI’s TCFD Programme has released two new reports designed to help financial actors manage climate risks and support client transitions to net-zero. This launch event will cover the key takeaways from the recently released reports.

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.

17 February 2022 | Webinar

Sustainable Blue Finance: from guidance to practice

This event aims at showcasing the practical actions taken by financial institutions towards implementing the Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles and associated Turning the Tide Guidance. Four leading institutions engaging with sustainable blue finance will introduce a case study ahead of a live Q&A session.

14 February 2022 | Webinar

UNEP FI’s TCFD Programmes: upcoming working groups and initiatives on climate risk

Since 2017, UNEP FI has run a series of pilot programs to assist financial institutions in implementing the TCFD framework and issuing meaningful climate disclosures with over 100 financial institutions. This session is an opportunity for firms to learn about upcoming working groups and regional initiatives on climate risk.

3 February 2022 | Webinar

Leading in sustainable finance: client engagement and risk frameworks

In partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), UNEP FI’s TCFD Programme has released two new reports designed to help financial actors manage climate risks and support client transitions to net-zero. This launch event will cover the key takeaways from the recently released reports.

23 March 2022 | Webinar

Private equity, Net-Zero target setting & climate action plans

This Investor Agenda webinar in partnership with Initiative Climat Internationale (ICi), will assess how asset owner capital allocated to private markets can align with Net-Zero goals. With global assets under management in private equity now standing at around $3 trillion, this capital has an essential role to play in achieving climate goals this decade.