Launch: Testing the application of the EU Taxonomy to core banking products – High level recommendations
The European Banking Federation (EBF) and UNEP FI are co-organizing an online event to launch a report: Testing the application of the EU Taxonomy to core banking products: High level recommendations on 26 – 27 January 2021.
European Commission appoints Platform on Sustainable Finance, includes UNEP FI
The European Commission published today the list of members of the Platform on Sustainable Finance, which includes UNEP FI. The Platform…
BLOG: UNEP FI urges the EU to embed sustainability impact into its Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy
In July 2020, the European Commission closed its stakeholder consultation on its Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy, which will be…
UNEP FI Regional Roundtable Europe 2019: Highlights
The UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), Luxembourg for Finance (LFF) and Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) joined forces for…
High-Level Recommendations on the Voluntary Application of the EU Taxonomy to Core Banking Products
The European Banking Federation (EBF) and the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI ) are launching a project…
Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Workshop
UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and the European Commission are organising a Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Workshop alongside the Sustainable Ocean Summit. Participants will explore what is required for the finance sector to accelerate uptake of finance-related policies, practices, financial instruments, opportunities and initiatives to contribute to a sustainable blue economy.
BBVA’s Antoni Ballabriga joins Jacki Johnson as Co-Chair of UNEP FI’s Global Steering Committee
We are very excited to announce that Antoni Ballabriga, BBVA’s Global Head of Responsible Business will join Jacki Johnson…
European Commission’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance launches reports, including on an EU Taxonomy, to help drive the transition towards a sustainable economy
On 18 June 2019, the European Commission’s EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG) launched reports on an EU…
UNEP FI is pleased to support this annual two-day conference which provides a unique opportunity to learn, share and debate responsible investment issues with 700+ investment professionals from across the globe. Engage with Europe’s largest investors on key themes affecting local markets and the rest of the world. Thought-leaders from across the institutional investment sector as well as academic researchers will come together to debate key issues.
Emerging Global Trends in Sustainable Finance: a meeting with Eric Usher, Head of UNEP FI
VfU are presenting an open meeting with Eric Usher, Head of UNEP FI to discuss global trends in sustainable finance. The event, which is organised in cooperation with the Green and Sustainable Cluster (GSFC) Germany will discuss UNEP FI's Principles for Responsible Banking, implementation of the TCFD Recommendations, an update on taxonomy for banks, impact-based approaches to corporate lending and more.