Ms. Joyce Msuya was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) on 15 August 2018. Prior to joining UN Environment, Ms. Msuya served as Adviser to the World Bank Vice President, East Asia and Pacific Region in Washington, D.C. She brought to the position more than 20 years […]

UNEP FI Information Center on TCFD

Welcome to the UNEP FI Task Force for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Information Center. UNEP FI is actively working with Banks, Investors, and Insurers through various pilot groups to co-develop methodologies and approaches in implementing the recommendations of the TCFD. On this page, you’ll find a collection of internal and external resources that will help you […]


Sami has extensive UN experience that covers a wide range of operations from high level management, administration and decision making, to corporate and partner relations, information and technology operations and programmatic management. He worked at UN New York Headquarters, as well as in the Hague, Beirut, Hamburg and Nairobi. A Lebanese-Canadian national, Sami earned his […]

A Legal Framework for Impact

A legal framework for the consideration of sustainability impact in investor decision-making Within the next decade, assessing and accounting for the sustainability impact of investment decision-making needs to be a core part of investment activity. Launched in January 2019, the new project, A Legal Framework for Impact, will support this transition. Investors have a fiduciary […]

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution. Through its four strategic business units — Canadian Personal and Small Business Banking, Canadian Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, U.S. Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, and Capital Markets — CIBC provides a full range of financial products and services to 11 million individual, small business, commercial, corporate […]

At COP24: Group of 415 investors call on world leaders to address climate change

Global investors today called on governments around the world to step up action to address climate change. 415 investors, with $32 trillion in assets-under-management, are behind the call-to-action as signatories of the 2018 Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change.   The ‘Global Investor Statement’ reaches global leaders as the United Nation’s COP24 global […]


Throughout her insurance career, Barbara has held various roles including independent insurance broker, underwriting manager, community and shareholder relations liaison. She is currently responsible for sustainability leadership at a co-operative insurance and financial services group in Canada. She leads the enterprise-wide integration of the sustainability policy and strategy, and oversees production of the annual Sustainability […]

UNEP FI working with 16 global insurers to better understand risk & implement TCFD recommendations

UN Environment’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) announced today a partnership with 16 of the world’s largest insurers—representing around 10% of world premium and USD 5 trillion in assets under management—to develop a new generation of risk assessment tools designed to enable the insurance industry to better understand the impacts of climate change on their business. This understanding is vital for an industry whose core business is to manage risk.


Anna is Vice President, Sustainability at Bentall Kennedy, one of the largest global real estate investment advisors with ~$47 billion of assets under management. She leads the Sustainability strategy across North America managing Environmental, Social and Governance risk to generate long-term value for clients. She holds a Master of Business Administration and a law degree. Anna […]


Ligia Noronha was appointed Director of UN Environment’s Economy Division in April 2014. Before joining UN Environment, Dr Noronha was Executive Director (Research Coordination) at TERI and Director of the Resources, Regulation and Global Security Division. She was Secretary, Asian Energy Institute – a network of Asian and non-Asian institutes, (2005-2011); Coordinator, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnerships […]


Jane Ambachtsheer is Global Head of Sustainability at BNP Paribas Asset Management, where she oversees the firm’s ambitious approach to sustainable investment. This is empowered by the firm’s Sustainability Centre, which undertakes innovative research and policy development, guides BNPP AM’s investment stewardship and industry engagement activities, and supports investment teams in accessing, integrating and reporting […]

Silva Facetti

Senator Silva is a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Paraguay and Representative of the BCP in the Money Laundering Prevention Secretariat (SEPRELAD) and a member of “AYALA BONZI & SILVA FACETTI” Law Firm. Also, he is elected National Senator for the periods of 2013/18 and 2018/23, representing the Radical […]

Intact Financial Corporation

Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) is the largest provider of property and casualty (P&C) insurance in Canada and a leading provider of specialty insurance in North America, with close to $10 billion in total annual premiums. The Company has over 13,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than five million personal, business, public sector […]

TCFD Recommendations: guidance for banking industry to manage physical risks and opportunities now available

Sixteen leading banks convened by the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and supported by climate risk advisory firm Acclimatise, have released new methodologies that aim to help the banking industry to understand and manage the physical risks and opportunities of climate change in their loan portfolios.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Company Profile Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) is a long-term institutional investor that manages funds primarily for public and parapublic pension and insurance plans. As at December 31, 2017, it held C$298.5 billion in net assets. As one of Canada’s leading institutional fund managers, CDPQ invests globally in major financial markets, private […]

Addenda Capital

Company Profile Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Addenda Capital is a privately-owned investment management firm with more than $27.4 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2018. Addenda offers innovative investment solutions to institutional clients, foundations and endowments and high-net worth clients. Addenda Capital is co-owned by Co-operators Financial Services, a subsidiary of Canadian Insurance […]

Investor Agenda for Climate Change

The Investor Agenda brings together the UNEP Finance Initiative with six of its key strategic partners from around the globe to implement and promote actions that meet the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement and address the climate challenge. Asia Investor Group on Climate Change, CDP, Ceres, Investor Group on Climate Change, Institutional Investors Group […]

288 investors with more than $26 trillion in assets call on world governments to scale up climate action to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement

  QUEBEC, 4 JUNE 2018 – As leaders gather in Canada for the 2018 G7 Summit, 288 institutional investors with $26 trillion in assets under management urged governments to step up their ambition and action to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, support investment in the low-carbon transition, and improve climate-related financial disclosures. “The […]

Invitation to sign new Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change

We are writing to give your organisation the opportunity to sign a new Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change. The statement calls on governments to: Achieve the Paris Agreement’s goals; Accelerate private sector investment into the low carbon transition; and Commit to improve climate-related financial reporting. You can also find background information on […]


About BentallGreenOak BentallGreenOak is a leading, global real estate investment management advisor and a globally-recognized provider of real estate services.  BentallGreenOak serves the interests of more than 750 institutional clients with approximately $46 billion USD of assets under management (pro forma as of March 31, 2019) and expertise in the asset management of office, retail, […]