The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s 6th Assessment Report outlines the stark challenges facing nature, society and the global…
Climate Success at COP24: after intense negotiations new rulebook breathes life into Paris Agreement but much more decarbonisation ambition needed
On Saturday, following two weeks marked by dramatic rhetoric and intense negotiations over legal language, close to 200 Governments bridged…
At COP24: Group of 415 investors call on world leaders to address climate change
Global investors today called on governments around the world to step up action to address climate change. 415 investors, with…
UNEP FI at COP24
Climate negotiators from around the globe are meeting in Katowice, Poland at COP24 to keep working towards implementing the Paris Climate Agreement. UNEP FI will be taking part in the following events:
UNEP FI working with 16 global insurers to better understand risk & implement TCFD recommendations
UN Environment’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) announced today a partnership with 16 of the world’s largest insurers—representing around 10% of world premium and USD 5 trillion in assets under management—to develop a new generation of risk assessment tools designed to enable the insurance industry to better understand the impacts of climate change on their business. This understanding is vital for an industry whose core business is to manage risk.
Webinar: From TCFD to SDG Finance – Next Steps in Sustainable Finance
UNEP FI has pioneered work on Positive Impact finance, and TCFD implementation for investors, banks and insurers. Join this webinar to hear from the leaders at UNEP FI about the next steps in financing the Sustainable Development Goals, TCFD implementation, and how the bigger picture in sustainable finance is evolving.
400 investors launch joint global Investor Agenda for climate action
Partner organizations launch first-of-its-kind global agenda, to demonstrate and accelerate investor-led action critical to achieving goals of the Paris Agreement
Insurance & Climate Risk Americas: The insurers role in avoiding the next big source of systematic risk in the financial system
This one-day conference brings together the investment, risk, actuarial and underwriting teams to discuss and learn what roles they can play in response to the multidimensional effect of climate risk to their businesses as well as the opportunities it may bring. UNEP FI's Butch Bacani, Programme Leader of the Principles for Sustainable Insurance, will deliver a keynote presentation on climate change action and sustainable development in the context of the insurance industry, financial regulation and global policy frameworks. Discount available for UNEP FI members.
VfU/UNEP FI Roundtable on Sustainable Finance
Discuss sustainable organisation, sustainable business, and sustainable communications in light of the European Action Plan on Sustainable Finance on 12-13 September, 2018 in Munich, Germany at one of the biggest gatherings in the German-speaking sustainable finance field.
Webinar: Hear from participants in UNEP FI’s pilot implementing TCFD Recommendations with 16 banks
This Webinar will discuss the results of a collaboration between sixteen of the world’s leading banks with UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), and climate risk and adaptation advisory firm Acclimatise. The banks set out to develop and test a widely applicable scenario-based approach for estimating the impact of climate change on their corporate lending portfolios as recommended by the Recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Hear directly from the banks, climate consultants and UNEP FI secretariat involved in this project.