SDGs and Impact
Creative approaches needed to align private investments with SDG country plans and delivering on 2030 agenda
New York, 18 July 2018 – The event “SDG Country Plans: A Roadmap to Private Investment”, organized by the United…
Webinar: Positive Impact – Real Estate Investment Framework
The UNEP Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and collaborators (RICS, PRI, Global Investor Coalition) is developing an impact-based investment framework for…
Europe moves to put its sustainable finance strategy into law
On May 24th the European Commission released its first legislative package under its Action Plan for Sustainable Finance, including proposals…
Positive Impact Finance Initiative featured in UNA-UK publication, SDGs: Delivering Change
UNEP FI Head, Eric Usher writes about how the Positive Impact Finance Initiative is working with financial institutions to close the…
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These are exciting times for Positive Impact Finance. $5-7 trillion a year until 2030 are needed to realise the Sustainable…
Positive Impact Initiative in the news: Review 2017
As 2017 is coming to a close, we are providing an overview of the many interesting articles and publications which have been published by the press on the Launch of the Positive Impact Principles and its further developments.
UNEP FI, UN Global Compact and PRI form UN Alliance for SDG Finance
UNEP FI, UN Global Compact and PRI are pleased to anounce the formation of the UN Alliance to maximize their impact on SDG Finance.
Webinar: Finance mechanisms to achieve the SDGs
Watch the recording of a webinar held on 6 December which addressed the issues of assessing needs, set processes developing innovative financial mechanisms and adapting existing instruments for funding the SDGs. It gathered several influential representatives from the finance community and the corporate sector to discuss the challenges of the financing the SDGs. The webinar was organised by Climate Action and Sustainable Investment Forum Europe and featured UNEP FI's Careen Abb from the Positive Impact Initiative.
Presentation and Launch of the Positive Impact Initiative
UNEP FI is pleased to announce the upcoming presentation and regional launch of its Positive Impact Initiative in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 29th November 2017, which will be hosted by the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), the oldest and largest stock exchange in Africa.