Introductory Training Workshop for the Financial Sector before the Global Round Table: Environmental and Social Risk Analysis
21 October, 2009 | South Africa, Cape Town
This is the first time that UNEP FI convened a training workshop in Africa, seeking to train risk analysts and managers who work for Financial Institutions from all over the world on how to identify and manage social and environmental risks and opportunities in their lending and investment operations. The one-day workshop was held the day before the Global Round Table. This event were organised in collaboration with:
- The Banking Association of South Africa (www.banking.org.za)
- FirstRand (www.firstrand.co.za)
- German Investment and Development Company (DEG) (www.deginvest.de)
- Identification, Illustration and Implementation of Environmental & Social Risk Analysis.
Christina Wood and Melissa Makwarimba, South African based tutors of the ESRA E-Learning Programme (UNEP FI, Ecobanking, INCAE Business School and InWEnt).
- Conceptual framework, opportunities and consequences of the environmental and social risks for financial institutions. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4
Christopher Wells, Environmental Risk Management, Grupo Santander, Brazil, Chair of the UNEP FI Latin American Task Force.
- E&S Risk Analysis and Management in Project Finance: Implementing the Equator Principles.
Chris Bray, Head of Environmental Risk Management, Barclays, UK.
- Managing risks and lessons learnt: an emerging market bank’s perspective on Equator Principles
Nigel Beck, Global Environmental Manager, Project Finance, Standard Bank, South Africa.
- E&S Risk Analysis and Management for MFIs: small operations, big impacts.
Anton G. Van Elteren, Senior Environmental and Social Analyst, FMO, Netherlands.