• Biodiversity funds underperform benchmarks in 2023

    29 February 2024

    The growing universe of biodiversity funds generally posted positive returns in 2023, but active funds lagged their benchmarks. Genevieve Redgrave reports.

  • Biodiversity funds top $1 billion for first time

    27 February 2024

    Biodiversity fund assets topped $1 billion for the first time in 2023, but the majority of funds in the universe remain small.

  • Three new biodiversity funds launched in Q4

    20 February 2024

    Three new biodiversity funds were launched in the final quarter of 2023, taking total number to 19, according to research conducted by Environmental Finance.

  • PBAF launches 'first' step-by-step nature dependencies approach

    05 July 2023

    The Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF) has launched a five-step approach for financial institutions to assess their ecosystem services dependencies.

  • ASN Bank, Calvert Impact back financial inclusion impact investor

    22 May 2023
  • Nature financing may be 'too little, too late'

    02 March 2023

    Private financing of nature-based solutions needs to ramp up to restore nature's capacity to absorb climate-related shocks - or risk leaving capital that has already been committed being "too little, too late", academics have said.

  • Biodiversity fund assets triple in 2022 to nearly $1bn

    27 February 2023

    Assets in biodiversity funds passed $984 million at the end of 2022, with a flurry of strategy launches despite macroeconomic woes, Thomas Cox reports

  • US launches natural capital accounting strategy

    20 January 2023

    A strategy for integrating natural capital accounting into the US economic statistical system has been published by the US government, partly in response to demands from private finance.

  • ASN Bank values nature services in 'first' calculation of its kind

    30 November 2022

    ASN Bank has priced the value in US dollars of ecosystem services in four investee projects, in what it claims is the first calculation of its kind by a financial institution.

  • PBAF standard targets 'black box' biodiversity data

    14 June 2022

    The Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF) has launched its latest version of an impact biodiversity standard that aims to tackle opaque biodiversity data.