December 5, 2017. The “Environmental and Social Risk Analysis Training Workshop” will be held in Lima, Peru December 5 and 6, with the object of sensitizing the management teams of Peruvian financial institutions on the consequences and opportunities generated by the identification and evaluation of the environmental and social risks of its clients and / or investment partners.
This event is being organized by the Ecobanking Project of CLACDS, INCAE Business School and UNEP FI, with the sponsorship of CAF – Development Bank of Latin America, and is aimed at executives of the Peruvian Federation of Savings and Credit Municipal Savings Banks.
“With these training workshops, Ecobanking contributes to improving the competitiveness of the participating financial institutions, many of them interested in putting into practice environmental and social risk analysis systems, which, through their application, favor the sustainable development of the regions where they operate, “said Gracia M. Barahona, Executive Director of Ecobanking, who will be present at the workshop.
During the training workshop, participants will learn to detect and evaluate these risks, through tools designed by Ecobanking and other international organizations.
Topics to be covered include the global framework of sustainable finance, the importance of sustainability in financial organizations, the categorization and management of environmental and social risks (ESR), as well as the application of an environmental and social risks management system (ESRAS) will be discussed. ).
The Social Progress Index will also be introduced, an indicator developed by the organization “Social Progress Imperative” in cooperation with other foundations and private companies, and whose partner for Central America, Mexico and Ecuador is INCAE’s ” Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development”, CLACDS.
“We coordinate the realization of these workshops with Ecobanking, because we have verified the positive impact of managing these impacts, not only for the bank’s customers but also with the aim of capturing new markets and position ourselves as an organization responsible towards the environment” , said Mauricio Velásquez, CAF’s Principal Environmental and Climate Change Executive.
In addition to the executives of the Peruvian Federation of Municipal Savings and Loans Associations, we will also host Eleonora Silva, CAF Representative.
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