ESRA Training Program with UNEP FI

This week, we are excited to invite our members to attend the Environmental & Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) Training Program!

This program was originally created by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) to help practitioners establish and implement effective environmental and social risk management systems within their banks. The Montreal Group has recently partnered with UNEP FI to make sure the content of the training reflects as much as possible the reality of our members: public banks dedicated to supporting SMEs locally.

The training will consist of three workshops to take place on November 21, 22 and 24, from 8 to 10 am EST / 2 to 4 pm CET. We would like to thank our colleagues at the UNEP FI for helping us make this possible! Thank you also to our members for joining us!

About the Program

This training programme is designed to improve participants’ understanding of environmental and social risks in lending and investment projects that might result as a consequence of the activities of their clients. It intends to guide participants through various strategies and tools used to detect, mitigate and evaluate these environmental and social risks, to understand the next steps involved in promoting the effective implementation of E&S risk analysis.