UNEP FI launches newest guidance on Financial Health and Inclusion for banks

The new Principles for Responsible guidance titled, "Driving Impact on Financial Health and Inclusion of Individuals and Businesses: From Setting Targets to Implementation" is set to support financial institutions advance the financial well-being of their customers, by providing a comprehensive framework for financial institutions to build robust strategies, set impactful targets, and implement informed actions to drive impact in the realm of financial well-being and inclusion.

Gender and nature risk management: A four pillar approach for financial institutions

With over half of the world’s total GDP (circa $58 trillion of economic value) being moderately or highly dependent on nature, the degradation of our natural capital represents an escalating threat to our ecosystems, and to the financial stability of nations and organizations. Since the launch of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD), financial institutions have been increasingly recognizing the benefits of assessing and mitigating nature-related capital risks. Yet, the gender component in nature-risk management is often overlooked. In this article, you will discover a four-pillar structure mirroring the TNFD to incorporate gender-responsive strategies in nature-risk management.