As the world faces growing environmental and social challenges, financial organisations are transforming to incorporate ESG concerns into their business operations and achieve their sustainability goals. On this episode, Christine Bergeron, President and CEO of Vancity and member of UNEP FI’s Leadership Council, discusses how sustainability can become a core value of an organisation. Christine Bergeron reflects on her own experience in aligning an organisation’s core value with sustainability objectives, the role of leaders in the finance industry, and accountability mechanisms for tangible progress.
About UNEP FI’s Leadership Council
Chaired by the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme and composed of 24 CEOs and Chairpersons of banks and insurance companies, the Leadership Council meets annually to provide vision and strategic direction to UNEP FI in orienting its role and that of the UN in shaping, mainstreaming and deepening sustainability integration across the finance industry for a sustainable, resilient and inclusive global economy. Read more.