UNEP FI Meeting Across from Occupy DC: Where Do Views Converge?

By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media Washington, DC: On a sunny October 18, 2011, at the Newseum in Washington, DC, UNEP FI kicked off the “Tipping Point” Global Roundtable at a reception sponsored by Bloomberg.  A mile away, OccupyDC, sister to Occupy Wall Street, is camped at FreedomPlaza, …

World’s largest investors, worth $20 trillion step up call for urgent policy action on climate change

World’s largest investors, worth $20 trillion step up call for urgent policy action on climate change   Call coincides with landmark Washington D.C. Global Roundtable on financial stability and sustainability   Geneva/London/New York/Melbourne, 19 October 2011 – Despite the global economic crisis, and increased market volatility, the world’s largest investors today urged …

Invitation to the Media: UN Global Roundtable on markets stability and sustainable finance

MEDIA ADVISORY For immediate release Washington D.C./Geneva, 11 October 2011 – With the drive for economic recovery topping the US and global political agenda, the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) is organizing a landmark summit on financial sustainability and market stability in Washington, D.C. The 2011 Global …

UNEP FI September Newsletter

Highlight THE HIGHLIGHT 13th Global Roundtable fast arriving, Washington, D.C., 19-20 October Join over 100 speakers and 600+ participants for a one-of-a-kind summit in Washington, D.C., on 19-20 October. Gain valuable insight into the emerging financial sustainability sector’s most pressing issues. Global Roundtable speaker Terry Vaughan Global Roundtable speaker Terry …

Nassim Taleb confirmed to speak at the UNEP FI Global Roundtable

GENEVA, 18 March 2011 – Nassim Nicholas Taleb, philosopher, essayist, statistician, and bestselling author (The Black Swan, Fooled by Randomness) will be a keynote speaker at the UNEP FI Global Roundtable in Washington, DC. He will address the participants at the opening conference plenary, titled: Systems, Stability and Sustainability. The …