UNEP FI

Physical Risk: Second Part of Guidance for Banking Industry to Implement TCFD Recommendations Now Available

Press Release

July 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ - UNEP FI's newly released report "Navigating a New Climate" outlines findings from 16 banks piloting the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and the estimated impact of climate change on their corporate lending portfolios.

Business and Investors “Crucial” to Delivering 2030 Agenda at the Country-Level

Governments, business and investors join Global Compact Local Networks to share best practices to deliver the 2030 Agenda
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NEW YORK, July 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Creative approaches to advance the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are being jointly developed at the national level by multi-stakeholder partners.

TD Bank Group Joins as One of 11 Banks in a United Nations Pilot to Test Climate Transparency in Financial Markets

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TD Bank Group is proud to join a pioneer project led by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) to help strengthen transparency of climate-related risks in financial markets. Based on the final recommendations by the Mark Carney-Michael Bloomberg Task-Force published last month, TD along with 10 of the world's leading banks, will work towards applying key elements of the ground-breaking framework to expand the assessment of climate-related risks in its businesses.

Global Investor Groups Urge World Leaders to Sign and Accede to the Paris Climate Agreement Rapidly

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LONDON/SYDNEY/BOSTON, April 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ –The Paris Agreement enters into force once 55 countries representing 55% of global emissions have deposited their instruments of accession with the UN. Investors support an early entry into force of the agreement, possibly as early as next year.

London Stock Exchange Partners with United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

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London, June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The London Stock Exchange (LSE) Group today announced that it will partner with the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, joining nine other exchanges in the US, Europe, Africa and Asia to promote sustainable business practices among publicly listed companies worldwide.

World's Largest Investors Call For More Decisive Action By Governments on Climate Change

Representing trillions in assets under management, global investor groups issue open letter to governments in wake of US President Obama’s re-election and Chinese leadership change
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Nov. 20, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Groups representing the world’s largest investors today published an open letter addressed to governments of the world’s largest economies calling for a new dialogue on climate change policy in order to avert dangerous climate change and its resulting economic impacts. The letter, announced ahead of international climate negotiations starting on 26th November in Doha calls for:

The Secret to Employee Engagement on Sustainability: Aim Big and Focus on the Core of your Business

Blog

Many organizations are trying to uncover the secret to successful employee engagement on sustainability. What we know for sure, is that sustainability efforts that only touch the periphery of the organization will have limited success with employee engagement. For most organizations, so-called greening the office is the road most-travelled, primarily because it’s a fairly simple approach. Deeper change that will engender more meaningful employee engagement is much more challenging.

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