• People Moves, 5 April: Brunel Pensions, Railpen, Actis, EFRAG, TNFD and more

    05 April 2024
  • COP15: ISSB signals intent to ramp up work on nature

    15 December 2022

    The body developing international sustainability reporting standards has said it intends to ramp up efforts to include nature after it completes its work on climate, as it told attendees at the COP15 biodiversity conference that company value creation is inextricably linked to nature.

  • The 'danger' of low-quality biodiversity data as market expands

    20 October 2022

    The surge in demand for biodiversity data may lead to the provision of oversimplistic information, the head of NGO NatureFinance has warned.

  • Nature scenarios without climate would be 'a disaster'

    14 October 2022

    The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures' (TNFD) forthcoming nature scenarios must integrate climate considerations, or risk creating "a disaster", the head of NGO NatureFinance has said.

  • Sovereign sustainability-linked debt initiative launched

    09 September 2022

    A World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB)-backed initiative to "catalyse" sovereign sustainability-linked debt issuance has been launched to provide technical support to increase the volume, quality and impact of such issuances.

  • Carbon markets need governance reform, says Finance for Biodiversity

    26 April 2022

    Finance for Biodiversity (F4B) has designed a governance model for carbon markets with "systemic oversight", which it says would also encourage the growth of 'nature markets'.

  • The rise of nature markets

    13 April 2022

    We need principles-based nature markets that are effectively governed to deliver nature positive, equitable outcomes, argues Simon Zadek

  • F4B launches 'first of its kind' climate-nature framework

    01 March 2022

    Non-profit the Finance for Biodiversity Initiative (F4B) has published a "ground-breaking" transition framework to enable financial institutions to integrate their climate and nature approaches.

  • Finance must no longer profit from environmental crimes

    24 January 2022

    It is time to use anti-money laundering rules to end investment gains from environmental crimes, argues Simon Zadek

  • Investors urged to cut environmental crime from value chains

    12 January 2022

    Financial institutions have been told they can gain a "first-mover advantage" if they work to eradicate environmental crimes from their financing value chain, thereby avoiding likely reputation damage and potential litigation.