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Upcoming webinars & events

Supporting Institutions have the possibility to attend webinars related to climate mainstreaming:

Finance instruments and engagement strategies for the energy transition


21st of April

(Supporting Institutions of the Initiative only)

Past webinars

  1. Sept. 18, 2018 Overview of current financial-sector and climate change related initiatives
  2. Oct. 5, 2018 How are public financial institutions institutionalizing the question of climate change?
  3. Nov. 7, 2018 Physical Climate Risk Assessment Approaches for Corporate Assets
  4. Nov. 19, 2018 Implementing Physical Climate Risk Assessment Approaches: Presentation of examples focusing on the assessment of physical risk at the project and strategic levels
  5. Jan. 10, 2019 2018 Climate and Financial Sector Round-Up
  6. March 28, 2019 Successfully Implementing the MDB-IDFC Common Principles for Climate Finance Tracking: Experience from Supporting Institutions
  7. April 25, 2019 French Central Bank’s Physical Climate Risk Report on Portfolio Assessment
  8. Sept 16, 2019 Stranded Assets and Carbon Lock-in
  9. Nov 6, 2019 Aligning with the Paris Agreement Objectives
  10. Jan 29, 2020, 2019 Climate and Financial Sector Round-Up: What Priorities for 2020?
  11. Feb 24, 2020 Managing Uncertainty
  12. April 1st, 2020 Assessment and Reporting of Intermediated Finance Climate Impact: Experience of IFC
  13. April 22nd, 2020 Managing the risks and opportunities of the low-carbon transition in South Africa
  14. April 27th, 2020 Experience sharing on TCFD reporting: open discussion
  15. May 12th, 2020 Experience sharing on how to develop a climate strategy within a financial institution?
  16. May 25th, 2020 Experience sharing on how to design a tailored capacity building program to upgrade staff skill?
  17. June 22nd, 2020 The supervision of climate-related and environmental risks by central banks and financial regulators
  18. July 7th, 2020 Green bonds: Experience Sharing from Issuers and Investors
  19. September 14th, 2020 The EU Taxonomy: What is it and how can it support mainstreaming?
  20. September 23rd, 2020 Aligning with the temperature goal of the Paris Agreement
  21. October 5th, 2020 Alignment of Intermediated Finance
  22. March 30th, 2021 How to set ambitious and measurable climate-related targets? 
  23. April 14th, 2021 What does a “just low-carbon and resilient transition” in the energy sector imply for financial institutions? 


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Past events

  1. Dec. 7, 2015 – COP21 – Launch of the Initiative and release of the “2015 Emerging Practice” report
  2. Nov. 9, 2017 – COP23 –  Side-event “Mainstreaming the Paris Agreement in the Financial Sector” and launch of the “Climate Mainstreaming Practices Database”
  3. Dec. 11, 2017 – One Planet Summit – “Mainstreaming!” event and release of the 2017 Climate Mainstreaming Practices Report
  4. Feb. 14, 2018 – Workshop “Climate Risk: From Assessment to Action” 
  5. March 14, 2018 – 2018 Annual Assembly of the Initiative
  6. March 25, 2018 – Workshop “Building and Disseminating a climate strategy”
  7. Sept. 13, 2018 – Global Climate Action SummitRelease of the joint statement of the supporting institutions of the climate action in financial institutions initiative
  8. Nov. 28, 2018 – Climate Finance Day – Session on “mainstreaming climate action in financial institutions”
  9. Dec. 6-14, 2018 – COP24Series of over 30 side events
  10. Dec. 9, 2018 – COP24 – Paris Alignment Expert Workshop 
  11. June 6, 2019 – 2019 Annual Assembly of the Initiative
  12. Sept. 24, 2018 – UN Climate Action Summit – Paris Alignment Expert Workshop 
  13. Dec. 3-12, 2019 – COP25 – Series of over 20 side events
  14. Dec. 5-6, 2019 – COP25 – Series of discussion sessions on the management of climate-related risks
  15. Dec. 11, 2019 – COP25 – Paris Alignment Technical Discussion: Deep dive into the approach of the Multilateral Development Banks
  16. Nov. 13, 2020 – Finance in Common Summit – Expert Workshop on Paris Alignment 
  17. Dec. 12, 2020 – Mainstreaming Climate to Align with Paris


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Agenda of other events and webinars of the climate and finance community

Stay updated on other events and activities organised by other institutions and initiatives.

Conferences, summits and events

Sept 15-30, 2020 75th Session of the UN General Assembly, New York

Sept 21-27, 2020 New York Climate Week, New York (held virtually)

Oct 13-14, 2020 UNEP FI Global Roundtable, Mexico

Nov. 12, 2020 Finance in Common Summit, Paris

Jan. 25, 2021 Global Adaption Action Summit, Netherlands

Nov.1-12, 2021 COP26, Glasgow


10 July 2020 | 9:30 – 11:00 BST Financing a Circular Recovery – a talk with investors leading on Circular Economy

This webinar will cover the EBRD’s and other financial institutions’ approaches to the circular economy and the tools they use to promote circular investments. The session will include a panel discussion on the opportunities for investing in the circular economy particularly in the context of the COVID-19 recovery.

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