22 April 2013 | Accra, Ghana

UNEP FI organized for the first time an Introductory Environmental and Social Risk Analysis training workshop in Ghana. The workshop was hosted by the Ghana Association of Bankers with support from our member Ecobank. The workshop was convened with the aim of sensitizing 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 and risk management decision-making. A carefully targeted group of banking professionals attended this workshop. In the 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. The event was co-organised with: