The gathering in Melbourne will provide "an opportunity for bankers, insurers, asset managers and institutional investors from around the globe to discuss new ideas and challenges" the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative said on its website.
Water, pollution control and transparency are also among the topics up for discussion at the two-day roundtable, which will be held on 24-25 October, 2007.
"Over the past two to three years some of the world's biggest investors – pension funds, foundations, government reserve funds – have really woken up to the issue of responsible investment." Paul Clements-Hunt, head of Secretariat at the UNEP Finance Initiative,
Read more about the UNEP-FI 2007 Global Roundtable