Natural Capital Investment 2023 conference roundup
Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Investment 2023 conference returned to being in person this year as over 300 professionals met to discuss how nature and biodiversity are being integrated...
Forthcoming TNFD metrics would work in sustainability-linked instruments
Metrics to be published by the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) next week should be usable in sustainability-linked instruments, which could speed-up TNFD adoption, a member of the initiative has told an Environmental Finance event
Bank of America: Business case for nature 'becoming clearer'
The financial case for investing in nature is improving with more opportunities for innovative financing in the sector partly the result of mixing public and private capital, a Bank of America executive has said.
Channelling capital into forest conservation
A significant increase in the level of private finance being channelled into forest conservation is required in order to meet the aims of the Paris Agreement, a roundtable organised by Environmental Finance and Finance for Forests heard. Michael Hurley reports
UK's Green Investment Bank eyes overseas projects
The UK's pioneering Green Investment Bank (GIB) is to undertake a £200 million ($297 million) pilot programme of international investments.
UK's Green Investment Bank urged to 'go global', and issue green bonds
The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) should extend its reach internationally, according to leading financiers.
COP19: boon or bust?
The UN climate talks in Warsaw kept a 2015 agreement within grasp – but offers little for investors, at least in the near-term, finds Katie Kouchakji
People moves, June
The latest environmental markets appointments at the Green Climate Fund, International Finance Corporation, Sarasin Bank, Roth Capital Partners, UNEP Finance Initiative, and more.
Green Climate Fund makes private sector appointment
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has appointed a private sector representative ahead of its upcoming meeting, where observers hope significant progress on establishing the fund's business model will be made.
Hobley named as CMIA president
Anthony Hobley of law firm Norton Rose has been elected as president of the Climate Markets and Investment Association (CMIA).