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Our sustainable finance training services are part of our effort to fulfill the mission of UNEP FI to “identify, promote, and realise the adoption of best environmental and sustainability practice at all levels of financial institution operations”.

The primary aim of these services is to raise awareness and to build capacity in sustainable finance amongst UNEP FI Signatories and other financial institutions, as well as relevant stakeholders in governments, NGOs and academia, especially in developing countries and emerging markets.

Training Products

UNEP FI has a range of training offerings, both online and in a workshop format, covering several themes.

  • Environmental & Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) Training Programme
  • Corporate Ecoefficiency in Financial Institutions (CEFI) Online Course
  • Climate Change and TCFD: Risks and Opportunities for the Banking Industry Online Course
  • Green Bonds Training Programme
  • Ecosystems & Sustainable Finance Training Programme
  • Responsible Investment Training Programme
  • Sustainable Finance Training Programme
  • Sustainable Finance for Cooperatives of Saving & Credit Training Programme
  • University Diploma in Sustainable Finance
8-31 March 2021

Workshops: Climate Risks and TCFD for banks in Egypt and Tunisia

For banks in Egypt and Tunisia, join our series of workshops that will provide you with a better understanding of physical and transition risks as well as climate risk methodologies and tools to strengthen your bank’s resilience and help implement the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

5 November 2018 | Santiago, Chile

Seminario Inversiones Responsables / Responsible Investment Seminar

Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), the Business Finance Center (CFE) and the Center for Business Sustainability (CBS) of the Adolfo Ibáñez University will co-organize a seminar on Responsible Investment in Santiago de Chile on November 5th, 2018

30 April 2018

Entrevista: Tomás Conde de BBVA España habla sobre los beneficios de haber tomado la capacitación de ARAS

(Español) (English text below)   El internacionalmente reconocido Programa de Capacitación de Análisis de Riesgos Ambientales y Sociales (ARAS) fue desarrollado en 2005 por ONU Ambiente Iniciativa Financiera (UNEP FI, por sus siglas en inglés), INCAE Business School / Proyecto Ecobanking y la Agencia de Cooperación Alemana GIZ. Desde entonces, cursos virtuales y talleres presenciales…

28 October 2017

UNEP FI participated in EUROCLIMA+ Climate Finance event in Santiago de Chile

Español (English text below) UNEP FI participó en el evento “Financiamiento Climático” realizado en la Reunión Anual de Euroclima+ 12 octubre 2017 | Santiago, Chile UNEP FI participó en el evento “Financiamiento Climático” realizado en la Reunión Anual de Euroclima+ en Santiago de Chile el 12 de octubre de 2017. EUROCLIMA+ promueve el desarrollo ambientalmente…

22 May 2017

BLOG: The Ripple Effect of the ESRA training courses / El efecto multiplicador de las capacitaciones de ARAS/L’effet amplificateur des cours d’ARES

(English) (Spanish & French texts below) Blog by Carolina Yazmin Lopez, UNEP FI. 4,000 financial professionals have taken the “Environmental and Social Risk Analysis (ESRA)” Training Programme since 2005. The course organisers, UNEP FI, ​​INCAE Business School / Ecobanking Project and GIZ can easily count the numbers, and they can measure the relative impact the…

3 March 2017

UNEP FI and Ecobanking Project Deliver ESRA Training to Financial Institutions in Zambia

UNEP FI and Ecobanking Project partnered with the International Trade Centre (ITC), the African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises (AGF) and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to deliver a series of Environmental and Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) training sessions designed for financial institutions in Zambia. The training sessions – which focus on environmental and…

6 September 2016

Introductory Training Workshop on Environmental and Social Risk Analysis – Santiago

UNEP FI/Ecobanking are organizing an Introductory Environmental and Social Risk Analysis training workshop, in collaboration with CAF – Latin American Development Bank. This training session will take place on the 4th of November in Santiago de Chile. We are convening this workshop with the aim of sensitizing bankers, risk & credit managers and other relevant…

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27 April 2021 | Webinar

Foro permanente FEF de Finanzas Sostenibles/Forum on Sustainable Finance

UNEP FI collaborated through the chapter "Necessary skills to change finance and finance change" in the report "The role of finance in a sustainable economy" undertaken by the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts / Financial Studies Foundation. The online presentation of the study will be on April 27th at 16h CET.

26 March - 1 October 2021 | Online

Integrating climate-related financial risks in the Eastern Caribbean

The United Nations Environment Programme – Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), the French Development Agency (AFD), Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will deliver a series of  Online Training Workshop on “Integrating climate-related financial risks” aimed at the Eastern Caribbean region from March to October. The training will be conducted in English through a series of webinars.

25 March - 31 May 2021 | Webinar

Series of webinars on Climate Change and the Financial System in Chile

The Ministry of Finance, through the Green Finance Board of Chile, is organizing a series of webinars on Climate Policy in Chile and potential effects for the financial system from March to May 2021. The first webinar will be held on Thursday March 11 at 10:30 am.

8-31 March 2021

Workshops: Climate Risks and TCFD for banks in Egypt and Tunisia

For banks in Egypt and Tunisia, join our series of workshops that will provide you with a better understanding of physical and transition risks as well as climate risk methodologies and tools to strengthen your bank’s resilience and help implement the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

2 February 2021 | Webinar

Webinar sobre ‘Cambio Climático y TCFD: Riesgos y Oportunidades para las Aseguradoras en España y América Latina’

Webinar on 'Climate Change and TCFD: Risks and Opportunities for Insurers in Spain and Latin America. UNEP FI, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and FINRESP will co-organize a webinar on “Climate Change and TCFD: Risks and Opportunities for the Insurance Sector in Spain and Latin America ”on 2nd February 2021. The webinar will be delivered in Spanish with simultaneous translation in English.

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Cómo los bancos incorporan el cambio climático en su gestión de riesgos

This report aims to present the survey results of “How the Banks of Latin America and the Caribbean (in Spanish, ALC) incorporate climate change in their risk management,” which aligns with the first global initiative exploring what regional banks are doing to integrate dimensions of climate change in their strategy and management.