Regional Roundtables on Sustainable Finance 2019

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UNEP FI is hosting its second round of Regional Roundtables on Sustainable Finance in 2019 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.

The Roundtables will bring together UNEP FI members and sustainable finance practitioners for two days of insights into advances in sustainable finance in 5 regions across the globe. The events will provide insight into key developments such as the benefits of sustainable finance integration in national economies, uptake and implementation of the Principles for Responsible Banking, positive impact measurement and growth, implementing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, natural capital stress testing, social impact and inclusion as well as cutting edge applications of fintech in green financing.

Region Country City Date
Africa and Middle East Egypt Cairo 10-11 April 2019
Asia Pacific China Shanghai 5-6 June 2019
North America USA New York 23-25 September 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean Brazil Sao Paulo 14-15 October 2019
Europe Luxembourg Luxembourg City 28-29 November 2019

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

Who will be there?

The 2019 UNEP FI Regional Roundtables are expected to attract 200-400 sustainable finance leaders from each of the regions:

  • Financial institutions
  • Industry associations
  • Government
  • Civil society
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Academics
  • General public

Participation in the Roundtable is free of charge, but participants from across the regions are expected to cover their own travel costs.

We are proud to work with EcoAct as our carbon neutral partner for our events in 2019!

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.

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