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  • SBTi urged by nature investors to allow offsets

    21 June 2024

    A group of prominent nature investors and conservation advisers have urged the Science-based Targets initiative (SBTi) to allow offsets within transition plans and proposed key principles to ensure 'guardrails' are put in place.

  • European Parliament passes 'world first' nature restoration law

    28 February 2024

    Investors have welcomed the European Parliament passing the "world first" Nature Restoration Law, calling it a "watershed" moment for a nature-positive economy.

  • BlackRock and Temasek's JV leads $150m funding round for thermal battery business

    22 February 2024

    BlackRock and Temasek joint-venture, Decarbonization Partners, has led a $150 million Series B funding round for Antora Energy.

  • COP28: Clarity needed on biodiversity offsets, says TNC

    24 November 2023

    More clarity is needed from governments on how biodiversity credits and offsets could work alongside each other, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has urged, ahead of the start of the latest international climate conference (COP28).

  • COP28: 'MDBs need to commit to developing debt-for-nature swaps'

    21 November 2023

    At COP28, multilateral development banks (MDBs) need to commit to further developing the infrastructure of debt-for-nature swaps to help grow the market, The Nature Conservancy has said.

  • WTW launches Asia-Pacific climate risk centre in Singapore

    07 November 2023
  • Gabon deal shows rise of nature bond conversions

    16 August 2023

    The Gabon blue bond is the third debt-for-nature deal of this type signed in the last year, boosting confidence these transactions can be scaled. Ahren Lester writes

  • Gabon secures ground-breaking $500m debt-for-nature blue bond

    15 August 2023

    Gabon has issued a $500 million blue bond to fund a debt conversion which will unlock more than $160 million of funding for ocean conservation projects, becoming the first issuer of such a deal in mainland Africa and on public bond markets.

  • People moves, 21 July: TPI, CDP, Barclays ... and more

    21 July 2023
  • UN ocean agreement to provide investors with 'better' impact data

    21 June 2023