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UNEP FI hosted its third round of Regional Roundtables on Sustainable Finance in 2021 virtually to provide an opportunity for members and actors in the sustainable finance community to come together locally to discuss the latest trends and innovations, and share good practice.

The virtual Roundtables brought together 4000+ UNEP FI members and sustainable finance practitioners for insights into advances in sustainable finance in 5 regions across the globe. The events provided insight into key developments such as the benefits of sustainable finance integration in national economies, Principles for Responsible Banking and the reporting framework, positive impact finance for the Sustainable Development Goals, implementation progress of the Principles for Sustainable Insurance, climate related disclosures, sustainable infrastructure and cities, green bonds, innovation in sustainable finance, blue economy finance and ESG in underwriting.

Region Date Highlights Event Recordings
Asia Pacific 1-3 June Read highlights here View recordings here
Africa and Middle East 22-23 June Read highlights here View recordings here
Latin America and Caribbean 31 August-2 September Read highlights here View recordings here
North America 4-8 October Read highlights here View recordings here
Europe 10-11 November Read highlights here View recordings here

Building on over two decades of successful Roundtables, these regional events are designed to create rich opportunities for UNEP FI members to connect with one another and to raise awareness of sustainable finance work in progress across banking, investment, and insurance.

Why participate?

  • Gain insights into emerging knowledge and best practice in key environmental, social and governance (ESG) areas and inspirational market leadership
  • Showcase and learn about leading-edge sustainable finance practice and the future direction of the industry
  • Get connected with leaders in sustainable finance
  • UNEP FI members will have exclusive opportunities to participate in networking activities and workshops to engage key stakeholders and collaborate on initiatives aimed at changing finance and financing change

UNEP FI Global Roundtable 2020 – Watch the highlights and session recordings!

UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) hosted its 16th Global Roundtable virtually on 13–14 October 2020. Held under the theme of “Financing a Resilient Future”, the GRT brought together decision-makers, experts and thought leaders on a virtual event platform, and help shape approaches to integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and accelerating sustainable banking, insurance and investment.

Watch the highlights and session recordings here.

Partnership & Sponsorship Opportunities

Showcase your brand at the UNEP FI Regional Roundtables – key agenda-setting events on sustainable finance in your region – bringing together hundreds of leaders from all parts of the financial system as well as from civil society, academia, government and the United Nations.

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