Pakistan explores issuing first sovereign 'nature performance bond'
Pakistan could become the first sovereign to issue a nature performance bond, it has been revealed.
Comment: Follow the Money in aligning finance with nature's needs
In the first of his monthly columns for Environmental Finance, Simon Zadek outlines his five-point proposal for aligning major financial flows with nature outcomes
F4B develops framework for combating biodiversity 'destruction'
Financial institutions should disclose their impacts on biodiversity and be made legally liable for them, according to a new blueprint for a financial system that doesn't harm nature.
Call for 'nature performance bonds'
A new type of labelled bond has been created to help tackle the growing sovereign debt crisis while protecting sensitive ecosystems and biodiversity.
TNFD to get its own technical expert group
A technical expert group (TEG) is being assembled to help the nascent Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) to deliver on its ambitious remit, Environmental Finance has learned.
ESG Data Files, part eight: Infrastructure, continued
As well as considering the ESG credentials of an infrastructure project, investors should also consider resilience. Christopher Marchant reports
ESG Data Files, part eight: Infrastructure
With its broad scope from airports to hospitals, wind farms to oil pipelines, assessing ESG data in the infrastructure sphere comes with a wide array of challenges. Christopher Marchant spoke to experts in the sector about the ongoing push for in standardisation and disclosure.
G20 keeps up the focus on green finance
The G20 made numerous references to green finance in its latest communique, reaffirming the message that the transition to a low-carbon economy is underway.
Robins to leave HSBC to spearhead UNEP Inquiry
Nick Robins is to step down as head of HSBC's Climate Change Centre to help lead a United Nations Environment Programme inquiry into how to green the world's economy.