• Nine banks add their backing to Principles for Responsible Banking

    18 December 2018

    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

    23 April 2018

    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

    23 February 2018

    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

    12 June 2017

    Rory Sullivan and Mark Gough call for feedback on draft guidance which aims to help identify, measure and value natural capital within banking, investment and insurance activities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

    17 May 2017

    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

    27 October 2016

    A project has been launched to help financial institutions better understand the risks and opportunities associated with natural capital.

  • Natural Capital Protocol launches

    14 July 2016

    A framework has been launched to help businesses incorporate 'natural capital' factors into their accounting processes.

  • The major trends for corporate engagement in 2015

    23 January 2015

    Carbon risk, water stress and air pollution will be among the biggest themes for corporate engagement this year, argues Bruce Duguid