UNEP Finance Initiative Announces e-Learning Course on Climate Change Risks and Opportunities for the Financial Sector
April 2009: The e-Learning course “Climate Change: Risks and Opportunities for the Finance Sector,” run by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative Climate Change Working Group, will take place from 8-26 June 2009.
The course will leverage the e-Learning infrastructure of the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and targets executives and middle management from financial institutions, including banks, insurers, reinsurers and fund managers, from both developed and developing regions. Governments and civil society representatives who wish to learn about climate change issues from the perspective of the financial industry are also invited to participate. [UNEP Finance Initiative website]