UNEP FI will host its fourth round of Regional Roundtables on Sustainable Finance in 2023 and 2024 to provide an opportunity for members and actors in the sustainable finance community to come together locally to discuss the latest trends and innovations, and share good practice.

Region Location Registrations Date
North America Toronto, Canada and online Watch recordings 1-2 March 2023
Asia Pacific Seoul, South Korea and online Watch recordings 24-25 May 2023
Africa and Middle East Windhoek, Namibia and online Watch recordings 14-15 June 2023
Europe Madrid, Spain and online Watch recordings 12-13 September 2023
Latin America and the Caribbean Bogota, Colombia and online Watch recordings 30-31 Jan 2024


The five Roundtables will bring together 2000+ UNEP FI members and sustainable finance practitioners for insights into advances in sustainable finance in 5 regions across the globe.

Speaker highlights:

  • Carlos Torres Vila, Chairman, BBVA
  • José Ignacio Goirigolzarri, Chairman, CaixaBank
  • Guy Cormier, CEO and President, Desjardins Group
  • Young-Joo Ham, Chairman & CEO, Hana Financial Group
  • César Ferrari, Financial Superintendent, Financial Superintendence of Colombia
  • Edward Moncreiffe, CEO, HSBC Insurance (Asia) Limited and HSBC Life (International) Limited
  • Antonio Huertas Mejías, Chairman, MAPFRE
  • Javier Suárez Esparragoza, President, Davivienda
  • Kathleen A. Birrane, Insurance Commissioner of Maryland, USA
  • Ana Botin, Executive Chair, Santander
  • Álvaro Carrillo, President, Seguros Bolívar
  • Ok Dong Jin, Chairman & CEO, Shinhan Financial Group
  • Grant Vingoe, CEO, Ontario Securities Commission
  • Barbara Zvan, President and CEO, University Pension Plan Ontario (UPP) 
  • Mario Pardo, President, BBVA Colombia and Co-Chair, Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI) Colombia
  • Catherine McKenna, Chair, UN High-Level Expert Group on Net Zero
  • Christine Bergeron, CEO and President, Vancity
  • Martha Isabel Woodcock, CEO, Banco Santander Colombia

Building on over two decades of successful Roundtables, these regional events are designed to create rich opportunities for UNEP FI members to connect with one another and to raise awareness of sustainable finance work in progress across banking, investment, and insurance.

Why participate?

  • Gain insights into emerging knowledge and best practice in key environmental, social and governance (ESG) areas and inspirational market leadership
  • Showcase and learn about leading-edge sustainable finance practice and the future direction of the industry
  • Get connected with leaders in sustainable finance
  • UNEP FI members will have exclusive opportunities to participate in networking activities and workshops to engage key stakeholders and collaborate on initiatives aimed at changing finance and financing change

Partnership & Sponsorship Opportunities

Showcase your brand at the UNEP FI Regional Roundtables – key agenda-setting events on sustainable finance in your region – bringing together hundreds of leaders from all parts of the financial system as well as from civil society, academia, government and the United Nations. Please contact Mustafa Chaudhry for more information.