UNEP FI and Building Bridges announce collaboration to mainstream sustainable finance globally
23 August 2022, Geneva – UNEP FI and Building Bridges are joining forces to bring together two weeks of sustainable…
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).
Guide for Malaysian Banks Supporting SMEs in the Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19
Small to Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) play a vital role in the Malaysian economy and across the globe but have been…
Towards a common language: the urgent need to build a common framework of sustainable finance taxonomies in Latin America and the Caribbean
Seven organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) join forces to develop a common framework for sustainable finance taxonomies for the region. The common framework seeks to guide, increase and make transparent the alignment of investments that support the transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy. The main objective is to give a strong signal to the financial market on where to direct its investments.
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.
A new approach to unlocking private finance for climate and the SDGs in Egypt & Morocco
This paper is the product of a UNEP FI Reflective Cycle which investigated how a holistic and more locally driven approach to the SDGs could unlock private finance for climate change and other SDG topics in the MENA region. This process, which was conducted in Egypt and Morocco, combined desk-top research with a series of dialogues with experts and decision-makers from public and private entities from both countries.
Getting Started in Responsible Banking: An introduction to Key Concepts, Practices and the PRB for Thai banks
Through this webinar, Thai banks will get to know more about the PRB and how it fits into the fast-evolving sustainable finance global landscape to provide insights into how it can be used to further develop and strengthen sustainable banking strategies.
Climate Risk Engagement Series 2022 for banks: with Deloitte Malaysia
In collaboration with Deloitte Malaysia, UNEP FI brings you a series of events focused on enhancing the talent and capabilities of the Malaysian banking industry. The series aims to better prepare participants to respond to growing stakeholder expectations and regulatory requirements related to climate change.
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…