Regional Roundtable for Sustainable Finance in Asia Pacific

5-6 June 2019 | Shanghai, China

The Regional Roundtable for Sustainable Finance in Asia Pacific will take place on 5 – 6 June 2019 in Shanghai, China. The event is co-organised with the Shanghai Lujiazui Financial City Council Green Finance Development Committee (“GFDC”) and in collaboration with the Principles for Responsible Investment – Syn Tao Green Finance China Social Investment Forum.

The event will bring together UNEP FI members and sustainable finance practitioners for two days of insights into advances in sustainable finance. It will feature key developments such as the benefits of sustainable finance integration in national economies in Asia Pacific, uptake and implementation of the Principles for Responsible Banking, positive impact measurement and growth, delivering sustainable infrastructure, implementing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, natural capital tools as well as cutting edge applications of fintech in green financing.

The event is part of UN Environment’s 2019 World Environment Day celebrations hosted by China.


2019 UNEP FI Asia Pacific Regional Roundtable
5-6 June 2019, Shanghai, China
DRAFT Agenda Outline

5 June 2019

Parallel technical industry sessions

(full day)

  • Sustainable banking
    • Principles for Responsible Banking consultation workshop
    • ASEAN dialogue
  • Principles for Sustainable Insurance market event
  • Principles for Responsible Investment – Syn Tao Green Finance China Social Investment Forum

6 June 2019

High-level segment
  • CEO Breakfast Roundtable (by invitation only)
  • Keynote Addresses
  • High-level Panel Discussion
Cross-industry thematic sessions
Possible topics:

  • TCFD reporting and science-based targets
  • Developing positive impact products & services
  • Using natural capital data to manage risks
  • Cutting edge fintech applications in green finance

To make recommendations for speakers and agenda topics, please contact Mustafa Chaudhry.


The Roundtable is free-to-attend, so register now before spaces fill up!

The 2017 Regional Roundtable Asia Pacific in numbers:

To view highlights from 2017, please click here.

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 on partnership opportunities, registrations and general inquiries.