The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative has launched the Online Guide to Banking & Sustainability. It is a tool to help bank employees actively integrate ESG issues into their work by learning from best practice case studies and is quickly becoming a global reference for banking institutions.
UNEP FI’s mission is to bring about systemic change in finance to support a sustainable world, and is highlighted in its motto, Changing finance, financing change. UNEP FI is continuously building its membership, and works closely with over 200 members, who have signed the UNEP FI Statement of Commitment.
The 2013 Global Insurance Statement, which was launched at the Caring for Climate Business Forum at COP 19, sets out a number of key areas of action that insurers have agreed to take forward as well as recommendations for the wider multilateral community.