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Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry (UNEP FI)

UNEPFIlogo2testWorld’s insurers publicly disclose progress in implementing global principles,  a year after launch at UN Conference on Sustainable Development  

 

Dear colleague

 

The UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) Initiative was launched on 19 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to support to the aims of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, or “Rio+20″.

 

To mark the first year anniversary of the PSI Initiative, we are pleased to provide you with this progress update.

 

1. Message from the UN Under-Secretary-General & UNEP Executive Director, Achim         Steiner

 

This first year anniversary video message was shown last Monday, 17 June 2013, at the 49th Annual Seminar of the International Insurance Society in Seoul, South Korea.

 

Please see here.

 

2. UN press release

 

Please see here.

 

3. Keynote address by the UNEP Executive Director launching the PSI Initiative in Rio de Janeiro on 19 June 2012

 

Finally, we are circulating the video of the keynote address of the UNEP Executive Director in Rio de Janeiro last year. The PSI launch event was co-hosted by the International Insurance Society and the Brazilian Insurance Confederation (CNseg).

 

Please see here.

 

 

To learn more about the PSI Initiative, please visit www.unepfi.org/psi or e-mail psi [at] unepfi.org

 

Thank you for your invaluable support as we turn the Principles into practice.

 

Sincerely

 

Butch Bacani

Programme Leader

The UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative 

 

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