17 May 2022Events, Roundtables
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Blue Finance, Nature, News | 14 December 2021
8 examples of best practice to sustainably finance the coastal and marine tourism sector
The blue (ocean) economy offers many opportunities for private finance to lend and invest in a sustainable and nature-positive way. Here we look at some of the leading examples of best practice in social and environmental sustainability across the coastal and marine tourism sector which banks, insurers and investors can seek out.
News, UNEP FI in the News | 08 December 2021
2021: a year of private finance stepping up sustainability action
The climate clock was ticking loudly in 2021. With every region of the globe impacted by climate change, expectations were high for COP26 which took place in Glasgow in November. The outcomes of the most anticipated climate conference since Paris were not as ambitious as required and left the goal of keeping global warming to 1.5C on life support. However, it came during a year when commitments to finance a net-zero economy were made by financial institutions from around the world – many of them from within the UNEP FI family.
Asset Owner Alliance, Climate Change, Investment, News | 29 November 2021
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance calls for scaling blended finance to invest in emerging markets
Emerging markets may need up to US $1 trillion a year to build a net-zero economy, yet developed nations have…
Asset Owner Alliance, Climate Change, Net Zero Banking, Net Zero Insurance, News | 25 November 2021
BLOG: COP26 – The moment private finance promised to lead
UNEP FI’s Climate Lead, Remco Fischer reviews the outcomes of COP26 and explains why ultimate climate success or failure depends…
Leadership Council, News | 25 November 2021
New UNEP FI Leadership Council explores sustainable finance integration and alignment
On the heels of COP 26 and amidst the pandemic when society, business and the environment are at a critical juncture between recovery and crisis, the UNEP FI Leadership Council met for the first time, bringing together CEOs of banks and insurers to further mobilise the financial sector and deepen sustainability integration across the industry.
Blue Finance, Nature, News | 04 November 2021
5 examples of best practice to sustainably finance the marine renewable energy sector
COP26 today focuses on accelerating the global transition to clean energy. The blue (ocean) economy offers many opportunities for private…
Asset Owner Alliance, Climate Change, Investment, News, Themes | 02 November 2021
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance responds to Reclaim Finance report
In response to the Reclaim Finance report, “It’s Not What You Say, It’s What you Do”, the Chair of the…
Asset Owner Alliance, Banking, Climate Change, Events, Insurance, News | 15 October 2021
UNEP Finance Initiative at COP26: Watch the events you missed
The COP26 summit will bring governments, civil society and the private sector together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Find out what UNEP FI is doing at COP26 to bring the latest climate commitments made by UNEP FI members to the attention of policymakers.
Blue Finance, Nature, News | 15 October 2021
8 examples of best practice to sustainably finance the seafood sector
Sustainable Seafood can be one piece of the puzzle in ensuring food security in a low-carbon future. Global leaders are…
Banking, Net Zero Banking, News | 06 October 2021
Net-Zero Banking Alliance and Center for Climate-Aligned Finance announce collaboration
The industry-led, UN-convened Net-Zero Banking Alliance is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Centre for Climate-Aligned Finance. The…