UNEP FI responds to EFRAG consultation on European Sustainability Reporting Standards
The European Commission’s proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) envisages the adoption of EU Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS).…
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance statement on the draft European Sustainability Reporting Standard E1 Climate Change
The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance welcomes the draft European Sustainability Reporting Standard E1 Climate Change, published by EFRAG, but offers points for improvement - in particular, in regards to sector data and interoperability (with other reporting standards).
Practical approaches to applying the EU Taxonomy to bank lending
This joint report by UNEP FI and the European Banking Federation explores practical approaches for banks who wish to use…
UNEP FI and EBF outline practical approaches to applying EU Taxonomy to bank lending
UNEP FI and the European Banking Federation have launched a report, “Practical approaches to applying the EU Taxonomy to bank…
Report Launch: Practical approaches to applying the EU Taxonomy to bank lending
The European Banking Federation (EBF) & the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) are hosting a virtual public event to launch the joint report on practical approaches to applying the EU Taxonomy to bank lending.
UNEP FI Regional Roundtable for Europe 2021: Highlights
The UNEP FI Regional Roundtable for Europe was held virtually on 10 and 11 November 2021 alongside COP26, and welcomed…
UNEP FI welcomes EU Strategy for Financing the Transition to a Sustainable Economy
On 6 July 2021, the European Union (EU) published its Strategy for Financing the Transition to a Sustainable Economy, showcasing the areas of key development since the Action Plan for Financing Sustainable Growth was published in March 2018. The publication establishes the strategic priorities and next steps in terms of both legislative and non-legislative actions in the EU with a clear aim to support the EU Green Deal and the path to a carbon-neutral Europe by 2050.
Foro permanente FEF de Finanzas Sostenibles/Forum on Sustainable Finance
UNEP FI collaborated through the chapter "Necessary skills to change finance and finance change" in the report "The role of finance in a sustainable economy" undertaken by the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts / Financial Studies Foundation. The online presentation of the study was on April 27th at 16h CET.
Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2021
UNEP FI is partnering with Climate Action for the 4th annual Sustainable Investment Forum Europe which returns in April 2021 as a 4-part digital event series across 2 weeks.