Past Events

14-15 July 2020 | Webinar

Webinar on Climate Risks and TCFD: Focus on Middle East and Africa

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.

12 June 2020 | Webinar

Workshop on banking and human rights for ASEAN-region banks (By invitation only)

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.

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.

27 May 2020 | Webinar

Tobacco Free Portfolios’ High-Level Webinar for World No Tobacco Day

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.

2 April 2020 | Online

Launch: UNEP FI Impact Analysis Tools

UNEP FI has launched two hands-on tool prototypes that will enable banks, investors and their service providers to implement a holistic approach to impact.

21 April 2020 | Webinar

Webinar: Nature-related Financial Risks

Find out about the latest research findings and resources for financial institutions to assess natural capital risks, and expectations for the sector to address these under global policy frameworks.

31 March 2020 | Webinar

Webinar: The EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities: Climate Adaptation

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.