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  • 160 financial institutions call for international plastic treaty

    19 April 2024

    Banks, investors and insurers representing $15.5 trillion in combined assets have signed a Financial Statement on Plastic Pollution, calling for a new international treaty to tackle the issue.

  • Gabon's debt-for-nature swap 'still works' despite coup, LGIM says

    18 April 2024

    A 'debt-for-nature swap' designed to provide $160 million of funding for ocean conservation projects in Gabon "still works" despite a coup led by the country's army, a prominent investor in the deal told an Environmental Finance event.

  • Agri-food sector 'structurally unprepared' to transition smoothly, warns UBS

    18 April 2024

    The agri-food industry is "structurally unprepared" to meet sustainability goals smoothly, UBS has warned, as it calls on governments to support the market on the issue.

  • Nature the next frontier of sustainability, says RBC

    18 April 2024
  • IFC and T.Rowe Price pledge $150m to blue bond strategy

    17 April 2024

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and T.Rowe Price have revealed they will each invest $75 million in their blue bond strategy.

  • Astarte backs Paraguay forests with $325m fundraise

    16 April 2024
  • Natural capital will become a fundamental component of investors' portfolios

    16 April 2024

    Ben O'Donnell responds to Environmental Finance's article: 'Comment: Can natural capital become its own asset class?'

  • Debt-for-nature swaps could ease debt burden by $100bn

    15 April 2024

    $100 billion of debt could be 'freed up' through debt-for-nature swaps, a research organisation has claimed, as it urged the financial system to "move on from colonialist, 20th century thinking".

  • TNFD and GRI collaborate on interoperability

    12 April 2024

    The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) has launched a collaboration with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) focusing on providing clarity on the interoperability between the two reporting frameworks.

  • 'Naive' to think nature disclosures will help scale up investment, UK MPs hear

    12 April 2024

    Improvements to nature disclosure frameworks may not translate into immediate investment, a UK government committee has heard, whilst Gresham House called for further investor action on the issue.