Aligning Financial Portfolios with Biodiversity Goals
The new, ground-breaking biodiversity module within the ENCORE tool enables financial institutions to identify risks and opportunities, in order to…
The Land Bank: Our financial sustainability relies on nature
The South African development bank for the agriculture sector is taking action on nature-related risks, as drought contributes to loan defaults in their portfolio. To ensure the long-term success of South Africa’s agriculture sector, Land Bank considers it vital to simultaneously support equitable ownership of land and tackle natural capital risks.
Nature-related Financial Risks gain Urgency in Emerging Markets
Financial institutions in Colombia, Peru and South Africa are beginning to tackle nature-related risks, exemplifying a trend across emerging markets…
How the Dutch Central Bank is Leading on Nature-related Risks
The Dutch Central Bank and financial supervisor, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), is the first central bank to highlight biodiversity as…
Reuters: The finance sector must go beyond business as usual to solve the biodiversity loss crisis
Eric Usher of the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative and Corli Pretorius of the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre say banks should urgently set targets for financing the protection of nature in the critical next decade in the same way that many have set climate targets
Beyond ‘Business as Usual’: Biodiversity Targets and Finance
Download our report providing a pathway for financial institutions to start setting biodiversity targets in 9 critical sectors, and contribute to halting and reversing the biodiversity crisis.
New Analysis Of Natural Capital Dependencies Launched In London As Central Banks Warn Of ‘Obvious Physical Risks’
Just days after the French and UK central banks issued an urgent warning that climate change constitutes an existential threat…
Natural Capital Credit Risk Assessment in Agricultural Lending
A healthy environment is the best foundation for economic prosperity, human health and well‐being. Food production already uses 50 per cent…
New Agriculture Sector Guide Launched To Help Financial Institutions Assess Natural Capital Risk
The agricultural sector is one of the sectors most exposed to environmental risk caused by climate change and human degradation…
Join a breakfast briefing in London to find out more about the new natural capital risk assessment guide
Human activities are causing accelerating environmental change, notably in the form of climate change, pollution, and habitat loss. These changes are increasingly disrupting businesses’ operations and bottom line, with real implications for financial institutions' portfolios. Join us for a breakfast briefing in London to discover why natural capital risk is a material concern for financial institutions as we launch our natural capital risk assessment guide developed under the Natural Capital Finance Alliance, in collaboration with PwC.