This webinar looks at the dimensions of a “just transition” framework, the financial sector’s approach to the discussion with stakeholders across different sectors, and how can we build a stronger inclusive and equitable future with decent work that is sustainable and addresses systemic risk and injustice.
This 2-part webinar organized by UNEP FI will explore the dynamics of climate risks and opportunities for businesses, including the significance and impact of climate risks with a focus on institutions in Middle East and Africa. Further, it will cover the implementation of climate risk initiatives and programs, with a deep-dive on the Task-Force for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework.
Join our expert speakers for the launch of a new report which analyses key business sectors and biodiversity risk and provides a pathway for banks, investors and insurers to mitigate this through target-setting.
UNEP FI is excited to offer a webinar for participants in Asia to discuss TCFD and climate risk assessment. The session will explore the TCFD framework, the latest from UNEP FI’s insurance and banking TCFD pilots, and regulatory developments around climate risk.
Join us on a virtual introductory workshop on banking and human rights issues for ASEAN banks. It will include an overview of human rights issues related to businesses in ASEAN and how this relates to banks under both hard and soft laws; how banks in the region are tackling human rights; and a live exercise to develop an ASEAN human rights risk heatmap with the help of experts. The workshop is side event of the UN Virtual Forum on Responsible Business and Human Rights, 9-12 June.
As part of the main session of the UN Virtual Forum on Responsible Business and Human Rights – Asia Pacific, UNEP FI is co-organising a session on the role of the finance sector in the sustainable and inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 crisis in the ASEAN region.
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.
Financial organisations are increasingly focused on Global Health, with COVID-19 and tobacco proving to be an especially dangerous combination. During the webinar, new Signatories will be welcomed to the Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge and the first adopters of the new Pledge Stamp will be showcased. The webinar will feature remarks from a full suite of VIPs from health, finance and UN agencies.
The Technical Expert Group (TEG) published its final report on the EU taxonomy on 9th March 2020. This webinar will present the report’s technical screening criteria for up to 68 adaptation activities, as well as a methodology for implementing the adaptation criteria of the taxonomy. The Commission will also present its timeline for implementation of the taxonomy.