• Co-chairs confirmed for TNFD working group

    13 October 2020

    Three co-chairs have been nominated to lead the Informal Working Group (IWG) that is tasked with launching a work plan for the Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD):

  • The finance sector can turn around failed biodiversity targets

    16 September 2020

    Progress to date has been poor but hope can be found in commitments from the financial sector, argues Nicky Chambers

  • Big data tool tracks finance sector's exposure to deforestation

    15 July 2019

    A 'big data' tool is being developed to help investors deal with rising reputational risks from commodity investments that accelerate deforestation.

  • Asia Sustainable Finance Initiative launched with Singapore focus

    21 January 2019

    An initiative to increase the supply of sustainable finance from Asian financial institutions will use Singapore as a hub to catalyse regional development.

  • Set sustainable lending policy to reap reward, emerging market banks told

    08 January 2019

    Banks operating in Southeast Asia and parts of Latin America have an ‘historic opportunity’ to reap multi-trillion-dollar benefits by adopting or improving their sustainable lending policies, according to Global Canopy.

  • Tool identifies natural capital risks and opportunities

    26 November 2018

    The FTSE 100 index's vulnerability to risks caused by environmental disruptions has been outlined by a new tool.

  • Tool launched to raise investor awareness on deforestation risks

    29 March 2018

    An online platform to support financial institutions in understanding and mitigating deforestation risks has been launched.

  • Shareholders are increasingly using their muscle on deforestation

    03 August 2017

    Most shareholder resolutions on deforestation led to some form of commitment from the company to address the problem, research has found.

  • Industry and NGOs lobby airlines to use REDD+ carbon offsets

    04 April 2016

    Airlines have been urged to use emission reduction credits generated by forestry protection projects, in two new papers from the Climate Markets & Investment Association and a group of NGOs.

  • COP Blog: How unlocking public finance can protect forests

    07 December 2015

    The debt markets and public finance can be combined to help farmers embrace more sustainable practices, argues Rachel Mountain and Josh Gregory