This two-part webinar organized by UNEP Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) will explore climate risks and opportunities, including the significance and impact of climate risks on financial institutions, with a focus on Middle East and Africa. Further, the webinar will cover a deep-dive on implementation of the Task-Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework. This is the first part of a series of UNEP FI webinars on climate risks and TCFD for Middle East and Africa.
The webinar is suitable for professionals working in banking, insurance, investment, risk management, financial regulation, sustainability, and anyone interested in the linkage of climate risks to business financial risks. Session 2 will cover recent developments in climate risk management and the implementation of climate risk programs at company level.
Speakers at the webinar include:
- David Carlin – TCFD Program Lead, UNEP FI
- Madeleine Ronquest – Head of Environmental and Social Risk Management, FirstRand Group, South Africa
- Ahmed Badr – Acting Director, Project Facilitation & Support Division, IRENA
- Jef Vincent – Programme Officer, Renewable Energy Finance, IRENA