• PBAF launches 'first' step-by-step nature dependencies approach

    05 July 2023

    The Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF) has launched a five-step approach for financial institutions to assess their ecosystem services dependencies.

  • PBAF seeks to nip biodiversity materiality struggles in the bud

    17 March 2023

    The Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF) is prioritising helping financial institutions overcome their struggles to assess biodiversity materiality, the organisation has said.

  • US launches natural capital accounting strategy

    20 January 2023

    A strategy for integrating natural capital accounting into the US economic statistical system has been published by the US government, partly in response to demands from private finance.

  • ASN Bank values nature services in 'first' calculation of its kind

    30 November 2022

    ASN Bank has priced the value in US dollars of ecosystem services in four investee projects, in what it claims is the first calculation of its kind by a financial institution.

  • PBAF: 'High chance' of mandatory biodiversity reporting following COP15

    29 November 2022

    The reporting of nature impacts by financial institutions is likely to become mandatory at biodiversity conference COP15, the chair of Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF) predicted.

  • PBAF standard targets 'black box' biodiversity data

    14 June 2022

    The Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF) has launched its latest version of an impact biodiversity standard that aims to tackle opaque biodiversity data.

  • ESG data: Transformation by regulation

    05 June 2022

    As the latest update of Environmental Finance's ESG Data Guide is released, the next growth phase of the rapidly evolving ESG data market will be driven by regulation, writes Peter Cripps

  • Biodiversity webinar: 'Mandate nature-related disclosures'

    16 July 2020

    Investors and companies should be required to report information relating to their positive and negative impacts on nature, a webinar on biodiversity hosted by Environmental Finance heard.