UNEP FI Introductory Environmental & Social Risk Analysis Workshop

8 September 2011 | Lagos, Nigeria

An Environmental and Social Risk training workshop, organized by UNEP FI, took place on 8 September 2011, at the Four Point by Sheraton Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria. The workshop aimed to sensitize bankers, risk & credit managers and other relevant parties across the financial sector, on the importance, effective techniques and consequential benefits of incorporating environmental and social considerations into their investment, lending and risk management decision-making. Over course of the day participants were oriented towards practical mechanisms and tools for implementing Environmental and Social Risk Management, case-study based exercises and activities, as well as peer-to-peer experience sharing from banking practitioners, including from PTA Bank and Access Bank Plc. A carefully targeted group of risk managers, credit officers and analysts, as well as sustainability and environmental managers attended the workshop. The event was co-organised with: