The United Nations Environment Program, Finance Initiative
(UNEP FI) is an unrivalled global partnership between the
United Nations and the financial sector which dates back to 1992. This UN-backed organization partners with over 200 financial institutions (banks, insurance companies and investors) having to committed to incorporating social and environmental dimensions into their work in recognition of the role played by the financial sectors in implementing a more sustainable form of development. UNEP FI contributed to the launch of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI). The organization’s slogan reads as follows : ‘Financing finance, changing finance’