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Woori Financial Group joins the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials

Woori Financial Group joins the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials

Woori Financial Group will strengthen eco-friendly finance and implement environmental risk responsibilities.

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Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials collaborates with UN-convened Net-Zero Insurance Alliance to develop standard to measure insured emissions

Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials collaborates with UN-convened Net-Zero Insurance Alliance to develop standard to measure insured emissions

Urgent, ground-breaking work on insured emissions, allowing insurers to set net-zero targets for their respective underwriting portfolios

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PCAF Presents at Carbon Accounting Workshop in Shenzhen to engage with Chinese Financial Institutions

PCAF Presents at Carbon Accounting Workshop in Shenzhen to engage with Chinese Financial Institutions

Advancing carbon measurement and disclosure in mainland China through the presentation of PCAF methodology and best practices.

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PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. joins the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF)

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. joins the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF)

Advancing its efforts to be a conscientious steward of the environment, PNC commits to measuring and disclosing its financed emissions.

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Mizuho Financial Group becomes the first Japanese financial institution to join PCAF

Mizuho Financial Group becomes the first Japanese financial institution to join PCAF

Mizuho is the first Japanese financial institution and one of the largest globally to date to join the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials.

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PCAF and PAII kick off collaboration to further develop the PCAF Standard

PCAF and PAII kick off collaboration to further develop the PCAF Standard

The PAII already points to PCAF as the leading GHG accounting approach to underpin the Net Zero Investment Framework.

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BBVA joins the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials

BBVA joins the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials

BBVA reinforces its commitment to reducing the risks of climate change and joins PCAF as the first Spanish financial institution to commit to measuring & disclosing its financed emissions.

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PCAF publishes Strategic Framework for Paris Alignment

PCAF publishes Strategic Framework for Paris Alignment

Financial institutions gain a defined process to achieve net zero emissions and a toolbox they can use along the way.

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GRESB, CRREM and PCAF Join Forces

GRESB, CRREM and PCAF Join Forces

GRESB, PCAF, and CRREM are partnering up in 2021 to provide investors and banks with the guidance they need to measure and report on their financed emissions from real estate. This partnership is meant to help financial institutions formulate, set, and implement forward-looking targets in relation to their financed emissions.

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Events

Past and upcoming events

19 October 2021

HKGFA Training Series - PCAF Implementation & Consideration

The Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA) and PCAF are hosting a training series on PCAF Implementation and Considerations.The training series aims to promote the PCAF Global Standard and its functionality to a larger audience of banks who are members of the HKGFA. 

Join PCAF Asia-Pacific Regional Lead Tiange Wei and Communications, Climate Policy and Technical Assistance Lead Jorge Martínez-Blat for a session on enabling financial institutions to assess and disclose financed emissions with the PCAF Standard and best practices. PCAF founding member Triodos Bank will provide practical examples of the application of the Standard.

Tune in Tuesday, 19 October at 9:00-10:00 CEST | 15:00-16:00 HKT.

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HKGFA Training Series - PCAF Implementation & Consideration
19 October 2021

The Power of Pensions: Accelerating action towards net zero

A pre-COP26 virtual event that brings together leadig voices of the financial industry discussing the role of financial insitutions in tackling the challenges associated with climate change. PCAF signatory Phoenix Group hosts this event to accelerate action towards transitioning investment portolios towards net zero and to foster collaboration across the sector.

Join Executive Director of PCAF Giel Linthorst at 15:30 GMT at the Panel "Towards a net zero financial ecosystem". He will introduce the PCAF Standard for measuring and diclosing fianced emissions and highlight the importance of collaboration across financial institutions using PCAF as an example of an industry-led initiative.

Tune in on Tuesday, 19 October at 13:30-16:30 GMT.

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The Power of Pensions: Accelerating action towards net zero
6 October -
7 October 2021

Kickstarting NZBA Commitments with PCAF - Webinar Series

Webinar series hosted by PCAF and the Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) on 6 & 7 October featuring representatives from banks committed to both PCAF and the NZBA: Morgan Stanley, HSBC, and Shinhan Financial Group

Three 30-minute webinars were organised for different geographies & time zones and highlighted practical examples of how participating PCAF banks use the Standard to fulfill their NZBA commitments.

Watch the recorded webinar - Europe Watch the recorded webinar - Americas Watch the recorded webinar - Asia Pacific

Kickstarting NZBA Commitments with PCAF - Webinar Series
23 September 2021

From Venice to Glasgow: The road to COP26 for the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

A global virtual event presented by the UN Environment Programme's Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative in support of the New York Climate Action Week. The event hosted high-level speakers, climate experts and insurers unpacking the concept of net-zero insurance and presented the UN-convened Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA).

Executive Director of PCAF Giel Linthorst joined "Roundtable 2: Measuring insured emissions – State of play and next key actions" as an expert of the PCAF Global Standard and presented on how it can be used for measuring and disclosing insured emissions. 

From Venice to Glasgow: The road to COP26 for the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance
22 September -
7 October 2021

Series of Webinars on Methodologies and Tools for Paris Alignment

A seriesof webinars hosted by FC4S on “Methodologies and tools for Paris Alignment”, which focused on widely accepted and freely available climate finance methodologies and tools for the financial sector. The three workshops highlighted PCAF (Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials),  SBTi (Science Based Target initiative) and PACTA (Paris Agreement Capital Transition Assessment) including user experiences with each one of them.

The workshops will concluded with a Q&A session, during which participants could engage with representatives from the climate finance initiatives. Each webinar was held at two different times to allow participation across the globe.

The first workshop in the series featured Executive Director of PCAF, Giel Linthorst, who presented PCAF's Strategic Framework for Paris Alignment and an overview of the initiative.

Series of Webinars on Methodologies and Tools for Paris Alignment
22 September -
24 September 2021

The 2021 Zero Carbon Mission International Climate Summit

A summit connected to the Cimate Action Week and with the theme "Global Carbon Neutrality and China's Commitment" hosted by Phoenix TV and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) at the Beijing Phoenix Centre. The event covered heated climate topics such as global carbon neutrality, corporate climate ambitions, green finance, energy tranistion, green building, and low-carbon transoprtation. 

PCAF Asia-Pacific Regional Lead Tiange Wei represented PCAF on day three with the theme "Green Finance Building a Greener Future Together". She was featured on the roundtable on "Sharing Good Practices: Low Carbon Transition for Asset Management Industry".

The 2021 Zero Carbon Mission International Climate Summit
21 September -
30 September 2021

Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2021

The 6th annual Sustainable Investment Forum North America in partnership with UNEP-FI takes place in September 2021 alongside Climate Week NYC, with the mission to mobilize sustainable investment towards a 1.5 °C world.

The Forum will convene over 2,000 asset owners and investment managers, institutional investors, pension funds, banks, development banks, policymakers, think tanks and NGOs to continue to build the momentum for sustainable finance and responsible investment.

Chris Snyder, Director at Guidehouse and North America Engagement Lead of the PCAF Secretariat, was featured as a speaker at the virtual panel "Can a more multilateral approach in US foreign policy under Biden result in increased foreign investment and accelerate the drive for a green and inclusive recovery globally? Can an upsurge in ESG investing play an integral role in recovery and resilience planning?", on Tuesday, 21 September at 09:35 EDT (SINV Part 1).

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Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2021
16 September 2021

Climate Risk Management for Financial Institutions

Part of a training series hosted by The Alliance For Green Commercial Banks - an initiative from IFC Asia Pacific and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). The session addressed financial institutions' questions on how to integrate climate risk management into their business and whether there is a global standard for them to measure climate risk. 

Executive Director of PCAF Giel Linthorst gave an overview on the PCAF Global Standard and explained how measuring financed emissions can help FIs manage their climate risk.

Watch the recording here
Climate Risk Management for Financial Institutions
28 July 2021

Financial Institution Portfolio Emissions Measurement Methodology Workshop in China

Organized by CECEP Environmental Consulting Group under the supervision of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone and with the support of the Energy Foundation, the workshop focused on practical implementation of carbon emissions measurement in China and the sharing of domestic and international best practices.

The workshop was attended both virtually by international participants and in-person by FIs in Shenzhen. PCAF APAC Regional Lead Tiange Wei presented PCAF and the Global GHG Accounting and Reporting Standard for the Financial Industry. The presentation was followed by practical use insights shared by PCAF signatories Triodos Bank and Natwest Group. 

Financial Institution Portfolio Emissions Measurement Methodology Workshop in China
27 July 2021

How can financial institutions accelerate the net zero transition through engaging with corporate clients: An exploration into impact metrics and client KPIs

Organized by the Cambrige Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL),  this workshop series focused on the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) module on Client Transitions. The workshop has brought 25 financial organisations together to dig deeper into the Assess phase of the Banking Environment Initiative's Let's Discuss Climate: Guide to Bank-Client Engagement.

PCAF UK, Africa & Middle East Regional Lead Cara Merusi represented PCAF as a speaker on the panel "Client KPIs and impact metrics".

How can financial institutions accelerate the net zero transition through engaging with corporate clients: An exploration into impact metrics and client KPIs
8 July 2021

Accelerating carbon neutrality in China through carbon pricing and GHG accounting strategies in industry and the financial sector

Organized by World Bank Group, International Institute of Green Finance, Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition and PCAF as an official side event of the UNFCCC Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2021, scheduled for Thursday, 8 July 2021 from 14.00 to 16.00 (CST) / 8.00 am to 10.00 am (CEST) / 2.00 am to 4.00 am (EDT). 

This online workshop brought together stakeholder from governments, financial institutions, international organization and academia from China and abroad to exchange experience and knowledge in the topic of carbon pricing, carbon finance and accounting in the context of China's carbon neutrality goal. The event sought to initiative a discussion about how to better integrate innovative financial instruments to guide public and private financial flows in support of low-carbon transition. 

PCAF's Executive Director Giel Linthorst was featured as a speaker at Roundtable 2: "How measuring financed emissions catalyzes action in both finance and industry".

Accelerating carbon neutrality in China through carbon pricing and GHG accounting strategies in industry and the financial sector
7 July 2021

Scope 3 for Financial Institutions Seminar

This online seminar, hosted by Japan's Financial Services Agency and CDP, focused on how financial institutions can measure and disclose their Scope 3 emissions to decarbonized their financial portfolio. A presentation on PCAF was given by PCAF's Executive Director Giel Linthorst.

30 June 2021

Accounting for Financed Emissions Workshop

Organized by The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S), scheduled for 30 June 2021 at 06.00 PDT / 09.00 EDT / 14.00 BST / 15.00 CEST.

This technical workshop was designed for senior finance professionals on accounting for financed emissions and focused on the practical steps that finance teams can take in supporting the financed emissions accounting process. PCAF's Executive Director Giel Linthorst and Program Manager Angélica Afanador provided an overview on the Global GHG Accounting and Reporting Standard for the Financial Industry, complemented by insights from financial institutions currently participating in PCAF (ABN AMRO and NatWest).

Accounting for Financed Emissions Workshop
29 June 2021

MCM Policy Forum: Navigating the Climate Finance Ecosystem: PCAF’s Strategic Framework for Paris Alignment

Organized by the IMF. The purpose of this workshop was to give an overview of PCAF's recent publication, the Strategic Framework for Paris Alignment. Communications, Climate Policy, and Technical Assistance Lead of the PCAF Secretariat Jorge Martínez-Blat elaborated on the publication's significance in decoding the climate finance ecosystem. Examples of the framework in practice were presented by PCAF signatories FirstRand and Bancolombia. 

MCM Policy Forum: Navigating the Climate Finance Ecosystem: PCAF’s Strategic Framework for Paris Alignment
3 June 2021

Webinar for Korean Financial Institutions

This webinar, hosted by the Korea Sustainability Investing Forum (KoSIF),provided an overview of PCAF and the Global GHG Accounting and Reporting Standard for the Financial Industry to five financial groups and three public pension funds in Korea.

Webinar for Korean Financial Institutions
2 June 2021

GHG Accounting to Assess the Consistency of a Portfolio with the Temperature Goal of the Paris Agreement

Organized by the Climate Action in Financial Institutions initiative to provide an opportunity for financial institutions professionals to learn more about GHG accounting methodologies and discuss with peers how the ones currently available may be used as part of Paris alignment strategies.

PCAF Program Manager Angélica Afanador presented the Global GHG Accounting and Reporting Standard for the Financial Industry and explained how to use it as part of Paris alignment approaches, complemented by practical use insights from PCAF participant FMO.

GHG Accounting to Assess the Consistency of a Portfolio with the Temperature Goal of the Paris Agreement
1 June 2021

Paving the Way for Setting Ambitious GHG Emissions Reductions in the Private Sector to enhance the National Climate Change Policy

Project organized by Science Based Targets initiative Mexico with the aim of, among other goals, building and strengthening the capacity of key government institutions on corporate climate action and creating synergies with related policies and programs. 

The PCAF Secretariat, represented by Angélica Afanador (Program Manager, LATAM Regional Lead) and Jorge Martínez-Blat (Communications & Climate Policy Lead) presented the Strategic Framework for Paris Alignment to the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV) to illuminate the relationship between the many climate initiatives for financial institutions and their respective places in the process of Paris alignment for financial institutions.

Paving the Way for Setting Ambitious GHG Emissions Reductions in the Private Sector to enhance the National Climate Change Policy
13 April -
22 April 2021

Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2021

The 4th annual Sustainable Investment Forum Europe returns in April 2021 as a 4-part digital event series across 2 weeks.

The Forum will convene over 1,850 asset owners and investment managers, institutional investors, pension funds, banks, development banks, policymakers, think tanks and NGOs to continue to build the momentum for sustainable finance and responsible investment.

Peter Sandahl, representing the UN-convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance in the PCAF Steering Committee, will be featured as a speaker at the virtual panel "The European ESG Landscape mid and post pandemic", on Tuesday, 13 April at at 12:45 CEST (SINV Part 1).

PCAF Program Manager Angélica Afanador will be featured as a speaker at the virtual panel, "Women in sustainable finance--how to make it in the green economy", on Tuesday, 20 April at 13:20 CEST (SINV 2021 Part 3). 

Executive Director of PCAF Giel Linthorst will be featured as a speaker at the virtual panel, "Financial materiality: directing capital for a green recovery", on Thursday, 22 April at 16:25 CEST (SINV 2021 Part 4).

Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2021
8 April 2021

Carbon Transition in Emerging Markets: Financials

Hosted by the Emerging Markets Investors Alliance. This webinar addressed key transition and physical climate risks facing emerging markets banks and how carbon accounting standards like the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) can enable banks assess and manage climate risk.

Speakers included Angélica Afanador, Program Manager of the PCAF Secretariat, and representatives from PCAF members Boston Common Asset Management and Grupo Bancolombia.

Carbon Transition in Emerging Markets: Financials
8 April 2021

Impact Capital Forum - How Can Banks Reduce their Financed Emissions?

Webinar hosted by the Impact Investment Forum. This webinar adressed how financial institutions can reduce their financed emissions. The panelists explained how their teams are managing their financed emissions and the steps they are taking to reduce them. They provided their insights on existing methodologies, evaluating additionality, and the policy context around these complex and emerging financing solutions.

Speakers included PCAF North American Regional Lead Nicole Labutong and PCAF Steering Committee Member Ivan Frishberg of Amalgamated Bank

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Impact Capital Forum - How Can Banks Reduce their Financed Emissions?
31 March 2021

Measuring and disclosing financed emissions: PCAF for Asset Managers

Webinar hosted by PCAF on 31 March at 8:30 MST / 10:30 EST / 16:30 CET with representatives from asset managers in PCAF: AIMCo, Robeco and Boston Common Asset Management. The panel highlighted the experiences of asset managers in measuring their financed emissions and explored why asset managers measure financed emissions using the PCAF Standard, how asset managers can engage with data providers and how financed emissions can help asset managers achieve climate-related business goals.

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Measuring and disclosing financed emissions: PCAF for Asset Managers
16 March 2021

Net Zero Finance

Part of BusinessGreen's Net Zero Festival. Net Zero Finance brought together leading investors, asset managers, corporates, policymakers, and campaigners to explore the fast-expanding green finance sector, explore the challenges ahead, showcase success stories and examine the opportunities.

Executive Director of PCAF Giel Linthorst spoke at the TCFD asap panel on 16 March, 2021.

Net Zero Finance
15 March -
18 March 2021

The Economist Climate Risk Summit: North America 2021

The Economist’s Climate Risk Summit: North America shared insights on how business leaders can manage and mitigate the impact of physical and transition risks posed by climate change.

Chris Snyder, Climate Finance Expert at PCAF and Director at Guidehouse, spoke at the session, Reporting Climate Risk, on 15 March, 2021.

The Economist Climate Risk Summit: North America 2021
2 March -
4 March 2021

Shaping the Future of Finance – Values Based Banking for a Changing World

The thirteenth annual meeting of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, a PCAF Steering Committee member, hosted by Sunrise Banks. This year's virtual program was full of opportunities for participants to envision the future together and take steps toward a more sustainable and equitable banking system.

PCAF Program Manager Angélica Afanador presented the session "PCAF - Measuring Carbon in Finance" on 3 March, 2021.

Shaping the Future of Finance – Values Based Banking for a Changing World
11 February 2021

The Climate Risk & Green Finance Regulatory Forum

Organized by City & Financial Global. PCAF's Executive Director Giel Linthorst spoke on the panel on Risk Management and Operational Resilience.

The second edition of The Climate Risk & Green Finance Regulatory Forum provided practical, detailed guidance about the steps that financial institutions need to be taking now in order to ensure that they are prepared for, and fully compliant with, the emerging regulatory environment, as well as examining the new opportunities that this seismic shift in finance will bring.

The Climate Risk & Green Finance Regulatory Forum
8 December 2020

IIF India Climate Finance Workshop

Co-hosted by the IIF and YES BANK. PCAF's Executive Director, Giel Linthorst, gave a presentation on assessing financed emissions in investment and lending portfolios.

IIF India Climate Finance Workshop
26 November 2020

D/A/CH Advanced workshop with VfU: Measurement of financed emissions from loans and investments using the PCAF method (in German)

PCAF and the VfU conducted a workshop (in German) with interested financial service providers in the DACH region which covered the measurement of financed emissions in various asset classes, while also introducing the project design of a two-year peer learning group. The workshop was intended to show interested financial service providers how to participate in the PCAF D / A / CH regional group and invite them to participate and to sign the PCAF Commitment.

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D/A/CH Advanced workshop with VfU: Measurement of financed emissions from loans and investments using the PCAF method (in German)
19 November 2020

PCAF UK: Carbon accounting to drive change in the built and natural environment

PCAF UK Coalition announced their 2021 plans for implementing emissions accounting to drive change in residential property and agroforestry.

View the recorded webinar and download the workplan
PCAF UK: Carbon accounting to drive change in the built and natural environment
18 November 2020

Virtual launch of the Global GHG Accounting and Reporting Standard for the Financial Industry

PCAF hosted a launch webinar to release the first edition of the Global GHG Accounting Standard for the Financial Industry. High level speakers from the industry discussed how the Standard can be used by financial institutions to measure financed emissions.

Download the Standard and Watch the recorded Standard launch
Virtual launch of the Global GHG Accounting and Reporting Standard for the Financial Industry
13 November 2020

United States Energy Association (USEA) Virtual Press Briefing

Financed Emissions: How the Financial Industry is Addressing Climate Change. PCAF's Executive Director Giel Linthorst & PCAF Steering Committee Member Ivan Frishberg of Amalgamated Bank gave insight on the effort to measure the carbon impact of loans and investments as a building block for further climate action and on PCAF's role in this global effort.

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United States Energy Association (USEA) Virtual Press Briefing
9 November 2020

IIF Tokyo Climate Finance Workshop

Co-hosted by the IIF and the Norinchukin Bank. Tailored and timed for a Japanese audience, this virtual event featured panel discussions with leading executives and experts on the rapidly evolving landscape for ESG data and analytics. A presentation on assessing financed emissions in investment and lending portfolios using PCAF was given by Chris Snyder, Director at Guidehouse and Sean Wright, Executive Director of Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley.

9 November 2020

Green Horizon Summit

PCAF was invited by Mark Carney and Lord Mayor of the City of London William Russell to speak at the Green Horizon Summit's Reporting Panel. PCAF Steering Committee Member Morgan Stanley was represented by CSO Audrey Choi.

Watch a clip from the panel
Green Horizon Summit
29 September -
30 September 2020

IIF Singapore Climate Finance Workshop

Co-hosted by the IIF and the Associated Banks in SIngapore (ABS). Tailored and timed for an Asian audience, this virtual event featured panel discussions with leading executives and experts on the changing policy and regulatory backdrop. PCAF's executive director, Giel Linthorst, explained how to measure “financed emissions” in financial firms’ investment and lending portfolios.

17 September 2020

D/A/CH Workshop with VfU: Standardized measurement of financed emissions from loans and investments (in German)

Giel Linthorst and Thomas Hähl from the PCAF Secretariat held a webinar on portfolio carbon accounting together with the Verein für Umweltmanagement und Nachhaltigkeit in Finanzinstituten (VfU) e.V. with focus on the upcoming collaboration between PCAF and financial institutions from the D/A/CH region (Germany, Austria & Switzerland). Workshop held in German.

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D/A/CH Workshop with VfU: Standardized measurement of financed emissions from loans and investments (in German)
7 July 2020

Assessing financed emissions in Latin America

During this webinar, CDP, PCAF and ABN AMRO explained the importance of financed emissions to understand the climate impact of financial portfolios and to enable alignment with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

1 July 2020

ESG webinar series by the Institute for International Finance

Assessing Financed Emissions in Investment and Lending Portfolios. During this webinar, PCAF's executive director, Giel Linthorst, presented the progress of PCAF towards harmonizing carbon accounting, the development status of the Global Carbon Accounting Standard and its upcoming global stakeholder consultation.

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ESG webinar series by the Institute for International Finance
17 June 2020

25th XBRL Europe Day Digital Week

PCAF's executive director, Giel Linthorst, presented the progress accomplished thus far by PCAF's participants on standardizing GHG emissions financed by loans and investments. He also shared how the partnerships built between PCAF and the Dutch government have increased access to higher data quality for portolio carbon accounting. Next to this, Giel presented the plans to standardizing GHG emissions dataflows based on XBRL and the relation to the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD).

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25th XBRL Europe Day Digital Week
28 April 2020

Webinar for Latin American banks: "Enabling banks to measure climate impact to facilitate Paris alignment" (en español)

Webinar for Latin American banks "Enabling Banks to measure climate impact to facilitate Paris alignment". Organized by UNEP FI PRB and PCAF. Banks will learn how to measure their climate impact, one of the inputs required to do impact analysis and set targets. Webinar held in Spanish.

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Webinar for Latin American banks:
24 April 2020

Webinar for FEBRABAN's Working Group on Climate and Green Economy

Organized by FEBRABAN, the Brazilian Federation of Banks. PCAF presented the current status of the initiative and the development of the Global Carbon Accounting Standard.

13 March 2020

Webinar for the Investors for Climate in Brazil (Investidores pelo Clima - IPC)

Organized by IPC, under the leadership of Sitawi, PCAF present about the importance of harmonizing the way investors measure financed emissions and the benefits of joining PCAF.

6 March 2020

Webinar Harmonising data for finance's fight against the climate crisis

James Niven, Triodos Bank's Head of Impact Assessment, and Andrea Palmer, Product Specialist at Triodos Investment Management, provided an introduction to PCAF. This webinar explored the PCAF carbon accounting methodologies and explained why this streamlined approach is enabling financial institutions to find common ground on action against the climate crisis.

11 December 2019

Enhancing transparency and aligning financial flows with the Paris Agreement

A side event at COP25 in the EIB-Benelux Pavilion at 9:30 am. During this event, PCAF launched a new report on carbon accounting methods developed by the Dutch team. Madrid, Spain.

Past event - more information here
25 November 2019

Climate finance workshop organized by the Institute of International Finance

Hosted by AXA IM. During this event PCAF presented the carbon accounting methodology for the financial sector and the link with science-based target setting. Paris, France.

22 November 2019

Climate finance workshop organized by the Institute of International Finance

Hosted by UBS. During this event PCAF presented the carbon accounting methodology for the financial sector and the link with science-based target setting. Frankfurt, Germany.

19 November 2019

Workshop on Carbon Accounting for Financial Institutions organized by the Belgian Financial Sector Federation (Febelfin)

During this event, KBC Group, Triodos Bank and ING shared their experiences on carbon accounting. Brussels, Belgium.

5 November 2019

Permanent Dutch Representation to the EU - ‘Sustainable finance: Measuring and disclosure of carbon footprint by the financial sector’

Brussels, Belgium.

28 October 2019

PCAF North America Launch Webinar

A webinar with an overview of the methods developed by the PCAF North American team, including case studies, lessons learned and related tools.

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PCAF North America Launch Webinar
26 September 2019

Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) North American Metrics Workshop

During this event, the PCAF secretariat held a technical workshop focused on carbon accounting methodologies. Seattle, Washington, USA.

23 September 2019

PCAF Global Launch Event

During the climate week in New York, leaders of the PCAF Steering Committee and PCAF members celebrated the initiative's global launch. New York, USA.

Past event - more information here
PCAF Global Launch Event
12 September 2019

Regional workshop on opportunities and challenges for Africa

Hosted by FirstRand, the PCAF initiative led a discussion on current trends in carbon accounting for financial institutions. The event allowed African banks to learn about PCAF methodologies and discuss opportunities and challenges of assessing the climate impact of their portfolios. Johannesburg, South Africa.

11 September 2019

Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) European Metrics Workshop

During this event, the PCAF secretariat held a technical workshop focused on carbon accounting methodologies. Leeds, United Kingdom.

4 July 2019

Foro Académico de Finanzas Sostenibles (Academic Forum of Sustainable Finance)

Hosted by Triodos Bank and AFI Escuela, the forum focused on methodologies to measure the climate impact of loans and investments. Madrid, Spain.

12 June 2019

Carbon disclosure

Triodos Bank convened financial institutions from Germany to discuss about carbon accounting methodologies, share experiences of implementing PCAF and PACTA in the Netherlands, and clarify the complementarity between PCAF and PACTA approaches. Frankfurt, Germany.