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Activities and Events

Read about the latest SBN activities and developments in our quarterly newsletter.

The annual SBN meetings are the principal space for dialogue, networking and knowledge generation. These meetings provide SBN members with a platform to showcase national initiatives in the sustainable banking space, to discuss current issues and jointly develop new approaches to sustainable banking.

The following meetings have taken place to date:


2017 Sustainable Banking Network 5th Annual Meeting

Location: Washington, DC, USA| Date: October 16-17, 2017 | Resources: Agenda, Summary of Highlights

2016 International Sustainable Finance Forum

Location: Bali, Indonesia | Date: December 1-2, 2016 | Resources: Video, Press coverage, Agenda, Summary of Highlights

International Sustainable Finance Forum co-hosted by IFC and the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Fund Administrators (SBS) of Peru

Location: Lima, Peru | Date: September 2015 | Resources: eBook, Video, Highlights, Press coverage, Event photo

International Sustainable Banking Forum co-hosted by IFC and Central Bank of Nigeria

Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Date: March 2014 | Resources:  eBook, Video, Agenda & Presentations

International Sustainable Banking Conference co-hosted by IFC and Bangladesh Bank

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh | Date: November 2013

1st International Green Credit Forum co-hosted by IFC and China Banking Regulatory Commisson (CBRC)

Location: Beijing, China | Date: May 2012 | Resources: eBook, Video


SBN in the News


Press Releases

  • IFC and Bank of Lao PDR Join to Discuss the Benefits of Green Credit Policy [LINK]
  • Central Bank, IFC Partner to Promote Sustainable and Inclusive Finance in Sri Lanka [LINK]
  • BSP and IFC to Strengthen Corporate, Environmental and Social Governance in the Banking Sector [LINK]
  • Nepal Rastra Bank, IFC Partner to Promote Sustainable and Inclusive Finance [LINK]
  • Kenya and Mongolia Sign MoU to Promote Sustainable Finance [LINK]
  • Mongolia and Cambodia Partner to Promote Sustainable Finance [LINK]
  • IFC supports Bank of Jiangsu to adopt the Equator Principles [LINK]
  • IFC-Supported Sustainable Banking Network Leads Expansion of Sustainable Finance in Emerging Markets [LINK]
  • SBN Press Release, G20 calls on IFC-supported SBN to 'green' trillions in Global Finance [PDF]



  • 3rd International Sustainable Finance Forum – Lima, Peru 2015 [VIDEO]
  • SBN Introductory Video 2017 [VIDEO]
  • SBN Member Perspectives [VIDEO]
  • Member Perspectives Video Series