Governments are continuing to drive both investment and demands for credibility in the marketplace.
The UK’s largest nature charities have published voluntary principles for science-based investment to create high-integrity natural capital markets, in an effort to tackle corporate greenwashing.
Over than 70 leaders and experts from business, science, NGO and youth groups released an open letter that urgently calls on UNFCCC Parties to deliver on their climate and biodiversity commitments and disclose their implementation plans as part of the Global Stocktake (GST) negotiations.
A new guide for global practitioners intends to promote blue bonds and their role in financing a sustainable ocean economy.
Despite increasing noise around the anti-ESG agenda, investment continues apace and there is increased scrutiny on nature and climate risk reporting in this week's roundup, as well as a growing standardisation on expected risk disclosure.
The CDP is emphasising the critical necessity for financial institutions to close the divide between climate-related considerations and the realm of nature within their strategies, risk management and investment decisions.
The Scottish Government has entered into a pre-commercial agreement for the creation of marketable biodiversity credits.
The UK’s financial institutions are banding together in support of nature’s recovery, assembled under a new group set up by the Green Finance Institute (GFI).
The European Parliament has endorsed an amended version of the EU Nature Restoration Law, leaving only final negotiations with Member States.
There is continuing fall-out from the political issues around ESG but long term investors are starting to realise that assessing impact, and integrating nature into decision-making is going to play a critical role in decisions in the future. Last week we saw new approaches to helping financial services transition joining the mainstream, and the EIB called on cities to disclose environmental data through CDP.