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  • Nature risks bigger threat to the economy than Global Financial Crisis, warns GFI

    25 April 2024

    Nature risks could cause more damage to the UK economy than the Global Financial Crisis, the Green Finance Institute has said, warning that large UK financial institutions are also not doing enough to mitigate the risks in their portfolio.

  • Nature Action 100 publishes company benchmark design

    25 April 2024

    Nature Action 100 (NA100) has published the indicators that will be used within its benchmark to assess company progress.

  • TNFD unlikely to be major issue in proxy season, says Morningstar

    24 April 2024

    Companies are unlikely to face many calls to disclose in line with the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) during this year's proxy season, according to Morningstar's Lindsey Stewart.

  • AllianzGI to support two major biodiversity resolutions

    24 April 2024

    Allianz Global Investors has announced it will support two resolutions urging PepsiCo and Home Depot to assess their biodiversity impacts.

  • Finance Earth fisheries fund launches first project in Chile

    24 April 2024

    Finance Earth and WWF's sustainable fisheries fund has launched its first project, raising $1 million in seed investment for improvements to sardine fisheries in Chile.

  • ISSB to work on biodiversity disclosures

    23 April 2024

    The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) will launch a research programme on biodiversity disclosures, with a view to potentially working on a standard.

  • Governments urged to make nature transition plans mandatory

    23 April 2024

    Governments have been urged by Finance for Biodiversity to make nature transition plans and disclosures mandatory for the financial sector to meet the goals of the Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF).

  • "Concerted effort" needed to move away from plastic, says Iceberg Data Lab

    22 April 2024

    A "concerted effort" by the financial sector is needed to halt the impact of plastic on the environment and its role as a driver of deforestation, Iceberg Data Lab has said.

  • Mandatory plastic disclosure takes centre stage in treaty negotiations

    22 April 2024

    Mandatory plastic disclosures for the financial sector could be one step closer as negotiations restart on a global plastics treaty, but the market has lamented the slow progress.

  • 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.