UNEP FI is thrilled to introduce its new Principles for Responsible Banking Guidance on Nature Target Setting. Developed in collaboration with 35 signatory banks worldwide and world-leading nature finance experts, including the SBTN, TNFD, UNEP-WCMC, the CBD Secretariat, and Finance for Biodiversity Foundation, this guidance offers a comprehensive framework and practical insights for banks to start addressing the urgent challenge of nature and biodiversity loss. This includes integrating nature within their core business activities and strategies and setting targets to contribute to the objectives of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). Join this discussion to learn how the banking industry can drive the transition to a nature-positive economy!

Speakers include:

  • Elizabeth Mrema, Deputy Executive Director, UNEP and TNFD Co-chair
  • Jessica Smith Co-head of Nature, UNEP FI
  • Johanna Dichtl, PRB Implementation Lead, UNEP FI
  • Judson Berkey, Managing Director, Chief Sustainability Office at UBS
  • Thao Fabregas, Head of Environmental Strategy, Natural Capital & Biodiversity at Credit Agricole
  • Garima Chiktara, Vice President, Net-Zero Transition at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)
  • Emily McKenzie, Technical Director, TNFD
  • Anita de Horde, Executive Director, Finance for Biodiversity Foundation
  • Dr Varsha Vijay, Technical Director, SBTN

Download the guidance here