Pollution & Circular Economy
Energy efficiency taxonomy and green tagging: EEFIG launches call for expressions of interest
The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG), jointly convened by the European Commission and UNEP FI, has launched a call…
Financing for efficient buildings: Learning from G20 and GlobalABC
In order to realise the objectives of the Paris Agreement and the energy transition, the global building stock needs to be made zero emission, efficient and resilient. As the world adds the equivalent of the floor space of the city of Paris in new construction every week, there is an urgent challenge to bring together those who finance this large amount of new construction with the policy-makers who can enable new construction finance to evolve towards zero emissions.
Financing energy efficiency in Greece and Cyprus
This event, organised by the European Commission in partnership with UNEP FI and the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy aims to share best practices from Greece and Cyprus as well as further countries on how energy efficiency investments can be financed, including through private sources of capital.
BrightTalk ESG summit: UNEP FI on Climate Disclosure, Fiduciary Duty & Energy Efficiency Investment
In partnership with the BrightTalk ESG summit, UNEP FI will be presenting updates on three work streams related to the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the SDGs. Financial institutions have a key role to play in implementing the world's agreed goals.
Bloomberg Future of Energy Summit: Green Tagging for Energy Efficiency Finance High-Level Roundtable
UN Environment's Finance Initiative, in collaboration with Climate Strategy & Partners, is organising a high-level roundtable on green tagging for energy efficiency finance as a side event to the Bloomberg Future of Energy Summit.
Blog: Argentina announces energy efficiency as priority for its G20 presidency
19th December, 2017 UNEP FI has been engaging with the new Argentinian G20 presidency via the G20 Energy Efficiency…
Energy efficiency in buildings: how to accelerate investments?
This high-level conference will take stock, two years after COP 21, of the significant committments by banks and investors on energy efficiency and identify ways to scale up energy efficiency investment. The event will culminate in a high-level segment with UNEP FI member CEO representation and occurs the day before the summit organised by the French President on the Paris Agreement.
Blog: How a focus on investing in energy efficiency to achieve Paris Climate Agreement goals is transforming the Mexican energy sector
The Mexican economy has traditionally been strongly driven by revenues from fossil fuels. The Paris Climate Agreement and a realisation…
Webinar: Deployment of Energy Efficient Mortgages in Europe
The European Union's Energy Union Framework Strategy includes energy efficiency as one of its five dimensions and states it is to be considered as an energy source in its own right. The ambitious Paris climate agreement also underlines the importance of energy efficiency. To realise its full potential, public funds will not suffice and private financing will have to be unlocked on a large scale. This webinar, organised in partnership with the European Commission, will discuss the use of energy efficient mortgages in Europe. Register by 22 September 2017.
UNEP FI Member Webinar: Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group – Consultation on the Third Phase
The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) is a partnership between UN Environment Finance Initiative and the European Commission to scale up energy efficiency financing and investment. This webinar for UNEP FI members is to seek your views on the future development of EEFIG, which will enter its third phase in 2018.