The meeting, aimed at representatives of financial institutions and organized by CAF, the development bank of Latin America, analyzed different aspects of sustainable development in the banking system of Argentina.
CAF – development bank of Latin America – together with INCAE / ECOBANKING hosted out an Environmental and Social Risk Analysis Training Workshop (ARAS) yesterday for representatives of financial institutions in Argentina and the region, within the framework of the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Roundtable on Sustainable Finance, organized in Buenos Aires by the Financial Initiative of the United Nations Environment Program. The training that CAF sponsored took place in the Association of Banks of Argentina (ABA).
The Workshop offered professionals in the areas of risk analysis, investment project evaluation and loans a set of tools to establish and implement effective systems of analysis and management of environmental and social risks within their financial institutions. The workshop included different activities, in which aspects of sustainable development in the banking system of Argentina and the region were analyzed. Some of the topics that were discussed during the day were finance and the global framework, the importance of sustainability in financial business and the identification, categorization, evaluation and management of environmental and social risks.