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UNEP FI REGIONAL ROUNDTABLE FOR SUSTAINABLE FINANCE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

UNEP FI REGIONAL ROUNDTABLE FOR SUSTAINABLE FINANCE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
GenesisNewsUNEP FI REGIONAL ROUNDTABLE FOR SUSTAINABLE FINANCE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

Buenos Aires, Argentina- September 5-6 2017.

As UNEP FI celebrates 25 years, they organized the Latin America and Caribbean Roundtable to connect with sustainable finance peers, and raise awareness of the progress made across the banking, insurance and investment industries.

Leaders from all parts of the financial system as well as from civil society, academia, government and the United Nations joined to explore issues on the horizon and spur transformation. The Roundtable provided insight into next-generation approaches to financing, supporting a stable low-carbon economy, environment and inclusive society in the long-term.

The agenda-setting event showcased best practices in integrating environmental, social and governance factors into financial products and services, and provided insights into how a strategic approach to sustainability can position organizations for the 2030 Agenda. Financial institutions were able to: explore actions to mitigate risks and scale up green business lines; Enable peer-to-peer learning and knowledge sharing across our regional hub.

During the event, our network of decision makers and practitioners covered the latest trends, tools, policies and practices to address challenges and developed opportunities for resilient growth.