Nine banks add their backing to Principles for Responsible Banking
A further nine banks and eight other stakeholders have backed the fledgling Principles for Responsible Banking, the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) has revealed.
Framework launched to help investors assess their dependencies on natural capital
Natural capital is no longer a "niche" consideration, it was claimed today, as a framework was launched to help investors assess their dependencies on these factors.
Why investors need to start accounting for natural capital
There is an increasing awareness that natural capital can no longer be taken for granted, and can lead to a better understanding of both risks and opportunities, argues James Hulse
Consultation aims to strengthen finance sector guide on natural capital
Rory Sullivan and Mark Gough call for feedback on draft guidance which aims to help identify, measure and value natural capital within banking, investment and insurance activities
Finance sector gets guidance on Natural Capital Protocol
Guidance has been issued to provide financial institutions with a structured framework to identify, measure and value natural capital within their banking, investment and insurance activities.
Finance sector to get advice on natural capital issues
A project has been launched to help financial institutions better understand the risks and opportunities associated with natural capital.
Natural Capital Protocol launches
A framework has been launched to help businesses incorporate 'natural capital' factors into their accounting processes.
The major trends for corporate engagement in 2015
Carbon risk, water stress and air pollution will be among the biggest themes for corporate engagement this year, argues Bruce Duguid