Sustainable Finance Network (GSFN) is a voluntary membership
based global initiative launched by the European Organisation
for Sustainable Development (EOSD) and the Association of
Development Financing Institutions in Asia & the Pacific
(ADFIAP)*. It was launched in 2011 under the auspices of the
World Federation of Development Financing Institutions
We envision a thriving, pre-eminent global community of financial institutions and other stakeholders working together for projects, programs and activities that are socially beneficial, environmentally responsible and economically viable.
To promote sustainable finance through initiatives that provide growth opportunities to members, enhance their capacities, foster innovation and bring together stakeholders to promote a model financial industry that is based on sustainable practices.
The GSFN has been
Provide a common platform that helps its member financial institutions benefit from opportunities emerging through transformation to sustainable economy;
Support its members in developing capacities to integrate sustainability across the board;
Foster initiatives that help build public-private partnerships promoting sustainable lending and investments;
Offer networking opportunities to member financial institutions, multilateral organizations, government bodies, business and industry and other stakeholders for sharing experiences and ideas;
Provide a forum to support the development and execution of sustainable finance policies and practices;
Present a marketplace for members to promote their sustainable finance expertise, business ideas, products and services and to search for partners to develop and execute programs, projects and activities; and
Perform any other task that promotes sustainable finance.
To be part of an inclusive and innovative effort to work together for projects, programs and activities that are socially beneficial, environmentally responsible and economically viable
To participate in capacity building opportunities through GSFN forums and conferences
To benefit from emerging innovative business opportunities
To network with likeminded financial institutions and other relevant stakeholders including multilateral organizations, government bodies, business and industry, and academia, all working together for a common goal
To demonstrate your commitment in making sustainability an integral part of your organisation
To make your organization part of the solution to the world’s ecological, social and economic problems – adding your voice and business ideas to a group of likeminded organizations
How to become part of the network?
The organizations eligible to join GSFN include: Financial institutions; Multilateral organizations; Policy making bodies and government agencies; Institutional investors; Industry and project sponsors interested in sustainable financing; Academic institutions with focus on banking and finance, sustainable development and related disciplines.
Interested institutions are requested to send a completed copy of the registration form.
*ADFIAP is the
focal point of all development banks and other financial
institutions engaged in the financing of sustainable development
in the Asia Pacific region. It has 131 member institutions in 45
**WFDFI is the global focal point for institutions providing and promoting sustainable development finance. It has 328 member institutions in 154 countries and territories around the world.
The next Global Sustainable Finance Conference will be held from 11th to 12th of June 2015. If you are interested in attending this global event, please send us an email.
The Global Sustainable Finance Conference (GSFN) is a membership-based global initiative that brings together financial institutions and other stakeholders committed to the advancement of sustainable finance.
Rewarding institutions with proven success in the field of sustainable finance.