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Responsible Finance & Investment Summit 2018

RFI Summit 2018 is partnering with the leading global environmental authority to increase links between faith-based finance & environmental impact

The organizers of the Responsible Finance & Investment (RFI) Summit are pleased to announce the support of the UN Environment Programme (UN Environment)which will co-convene the pre-Summit roundtable to bring together faith organizations to support faith-based finance in support of sustainable development.

The development of UN Environment’s Strategy for Engaging with Faith-Based Organizations, will make the Summit discussions inclusive to a wider range of faith-based financial institutions and stakeholders around the theme of “Impact Finance and Technology”.

To register for the RFI Summit 2018 with a 30% discount, please use the “RFI2018” discount code. More information about the Summit can be found at www.rfisummit.org. 

Dr. Iyad Abumoghli, Principal Advisor for Strategic Engagement with Faith-based Organizations at UN Environment said: “We have launched an innovative strategy to engage and partner with faith-based organizations to deliver on the SDGs. We are excited to partner with the RFI Summit, which has developed into a leading platform for encouraging dialogue between faith-based institutions and the financial sector in support of our common interest in supporting the achievement of Agenda 2030.”

Blake Goud, CEO of the Responsible Finance & Investment (RFI) Foundation added: “In the several years we have engaged with UN Environment, we have found their work to be very successful in promoting knowledge and building capacity within the financial sector to engage more effectively on sustainable development. We are excited to support their new strategy for engaging with faith-based institutions who we believe share common values in driving changes for greater impact in responsible finance.”

Mounir Khouzami, Co-Founder & President of Swiss Arab Network said:“Adding UN Environment to our event has the potential to bring in an important voice advocating for addressing environmental issues.  We believe their engagement with the RFI Summit enhances the credibility of the platform for responsible finance that we have been building with the RFI Foundation.”

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