• A first stab: French institutions try to calculate their biodiversity footprints

    03 August 2023

    As French financial institutions for the first time estimate the scale of their impacts on nature, the numbers look bleak - but not comparable. Thomas Cox writes

  • Danone's biodiversity footprint shows it degrades an area 'greater than Lebanon'

    18 July 2023

    Food firm Danone's biodiversity footprint for 2021 was equivalent to degrading a pristine area of 10,486.60km², according to Iceberg Data Lab.

  • TNFD metrics 'don't allow direct assessment of COP15 contribution'

    15 June 2023

    The draft core disclosure metrics of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) do not show whether businesses are fulfilling a key goal of the final agreement from COP15, data providers and consultants have claimed.

  • SocGen biodiversity-screened indexes expand with Japanese focus

    03 April 2023

    Solactive has focused on Japan in an expansion of its Société Générale-licensed biodiversity-screened index series with three new indexes, informed by Iceberg Data Lab.

  • NBIM: Location-specific data is a big challenge to biodiversity risks

    24 March 2023

    The "lack" of location-specific data on companies' operations and supply chains poses a "big challenge" to assessing biodiversity risks, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has said.

  • People moves, 24 March: Aviva Investors, Franklin Templeton, JP Morgan ... and more

    24 March 2023
  • TNFD should place more emphasis on supply chains for agrifood, pilot finds

    22 March 2023

    The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) framework should place more emphasis on supply chains over the locations of operations for the agrifood sector, a pilot has suggested.

  • Biodiversity-themed equities indices launched

    10 January 2023

    Societe Generale has bought the licence to a new set of indices, developed by Solactive and data provider Iceberg Data Lab, that screen equities for biodiversity impact relative to their industry peers.

  • Avant garde: biodiversity reporting in France

    17 October 2022

    As French financial institutions report biodiversity-related information under the pioneering Article 29, Thomas Cox assesses the lessons learned

  • Iceberg Data Lab updates biodiversity tool with positive indicator

    05 October 2022

    Iceberg Data Lab has updated its corporate biodiversity footprint analysis tool to enable investors to gauge the positive impact of their portfolios on natural capital.