Webinar: EU consultation on investor duties regarding sustainability

Friday, 8 December 2017 | 11:00am (CET) UNEP FI  and the PRI will host a webinar on the European Commission’s public consultation on investor duties (fiduciary duties) and sustainability on Friday, 8 December at 10am GMT/11am CET. The consultation builds on the EU High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance’s interim report, which recommends greater […]

3rd Latin American Conference on Responsible Investments

21 November 2017 | Santiago, Chile

The 3rd Latin American Conference on Responsible Investments (IRlatam2017) will take place on November 21st from 8:30 am to 13:00 at Centro Parque, Santiago de Chile. On behalf of UNEP FI, Carolina López will present on “Positive impact financing: A new business and financing paradigm for sustainable development”.

UNEP FI is a partner of the Climate Finance Day 2017

11 December 2017, 12:30 – 19:30 CET | Paris Conference center Pierre Mendes-France, French Ministry for the Economy and Finance
Climate Finance Day 2017 will take stock of climate action in the financial sector since COP21.

Energy efficiency in buildings: how to accelerate investments?

11 December 2017, 10:30 – 19:00 CET | Paris La Defense
This high-level conference will take stock, two years after COP 21, of the significant committments by banks and investors on energy efficiency and identify ways to scale up energy efficiency investment. The event will culminate in a high-level segment with UNEP FI member CEO representation and occurs the day before the summit organised by the French President on the Paris Agreement.

UNEP FI at COP23 in Bonn, Germany

6-17 November 2017 | Bonn, Germany
This year’s global Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (‘COP23’) will take place in Bonn, Germany, from 6 – 17 November. UNEP FI and partners are building a strong presence at COP23, via a number of events and platforms.

UNEP FI’s 2018 Global Roundtable

December 2018 | Paris, France

Over the years, UNEP FI’s Global Roundtable has become the key global agenda-setting event on sustainable finance, bringing together hundreds of leaders from all parts of the financial system as well as from civil society, academia, government and the United Nations.

Introductory training workshop on climate change and biodiversity: risks and opportunities for the financial sector in Chile

20 octubre 2017 | Santiago, Chile

Un Taller de Capacitación sobre “Cambio Climático y Biodiversidad: Riesgos y Oportunidades para el sector financiero en Chile” se llevará a cabo por la primera vez el viernes 20 de octubre en Santiago de Chile. El taller es organizado por ONU Medio Ambiente Iniciativa Financiera (UNEP FI) y la Iniciativa Finanzas para la Biodiversidad PNUD BIOFIN de Chile.

Webinar: Deployment of Energy Efficient Mortgages in Europe

26 September 2017, 11:00 PM CET | Webinar
The European Union’s Energy Union Framework Strategy includes energy efficiency as one of its five dimensions and states it is to be considered as an energy source in its own right. The ambitious Paris climate agreement also underlines the importance of energy efficiency. To realise its full potential, public funds will not suffice and private financing will have to be unlocked on a large scale. This webinar, organised in partnership with the European Commission, will discuss the use of energy efficient mortgages in Europe.
Register by 22 September 2017.

Beijing Roundtable | Investor Obligations and Duties and ESG Integration

13 October 2017 | Beijing Roundtable on Investor Obligations and Duties and ESG Integration

北京圆桌会议:中国的投资者责任和义务以及ESG整合

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and The Generation Foundation invite you to an Expert Policy Roundtable on ‘Investor Obligations and Duties and ESG Integration,’ hosted by BNP Paribas. Building on the recent achievements of the national Green Finance initiative in China, this event aims to discuss the development of an investment and regulatory environment that promotes consideration of financially material environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, consistent with investor obligations and duties.

Shanghai Roundtable | Investor Obligations and Duties and ESG Integration

11 October 2017 | Shanghai Roundtable on Investor Obligations and Duties and ESG Integration

上海圆桌会议:中国的投资者责任和义务以及ESG整合

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and The Generation Foundation invite you to an Expert Policy Roundtable on ‘Investor Obligations and Duties and ESG Integration,’ hosted by BNP Paribas. Building on the recent achievements of the national Green Finance initiative in China, this event aims to discuss the development of an investment and regulatory environment that promotes consideration of financially material environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, consistent with investor obligations and duties.

Presentation and launch of the Positive Impact Initiative, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 23 November 2017

23 November 2017 | Presentation and launch of the Positive Impact Initiative, Amsterdam

UNEP FI is pleased to announce the upcoming presentation and launch of its Positive Impact Initiative in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 23rd November 2017, which will be hosted by Dutch Central Bank De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), in partnership with the Dutch members of the Positive Impact Initiative: ABN AMRO, ING Bank and Triodos Bank.

Webinar: How can financial services innovate to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals?

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 at 14:00 CEST | Webinar

From gender parity to inequality and climate action, the SDGs present an opportunity to transform the impact that the financial services industry has on society.  In order to achieve the goals by 2030, an additional $2.5tr is needed annually. Join EY and practitioners from BNP Paribas, Aviva, CDC Impact investors and UNEP FI to explore how financial services can play a key role in plugging the gap.