• Investors lacking 'maturity' on nature engagement

    21 November 2023

    Investors are increasingly engaging with companies on the subject of natural capital, but they are not yet asking mature questions, a nature coalition told Environmental Finance.

  • Global plastics treaty negotiations laying ground for mandatory disclosures

    17 November 2023

    As the third round of negotiations for a Global Plastics Treaty comes to a close, draft texts show "encouraging" signs more widespread mandatory plastics disclosures are on the horizon for financial institutions and corporates, CDP has said.

  • TNFD disclosures will drive biodiversity fund growth, says MSCI

    15 November 2023

    Biodiversity funds are not yet seeing "mass market" interest from large institutional investors, but the rise of standardised nature-related disclosure means product demand is likely to grow, MSCI has said.

  • Biodiversity credit market 'can't become a distraction' from tackling biodiversity loss

    15 November 2023

    The biodiversity credit market "can't become a distraction" from action to halt biodiversity loss, environmental market experts have said, as they raised concerns over a lack of clarity on the market's purpose.

  • TNFD mulls creation of nature data 'standard'

    14 November 2023

    A public data utility being developed by the Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) might take the form of a common standard for nature data rather than an open-source platform like that being developed for climate, its chair has suggested.

  • Climate adaptation work at COP28 can learn from biodiversity, Morningstar says

    13 November 2023

    With a growing focus on climate adaptation expected at COP28, there are lessons to be learnt from assessing the inherently local nature of impacts and dependencies on biodiversity, Morningstar has said.