• Storebrand: Investors should apply biodiversity exclusions 'much more'

    23 March 2023

    Investors should be adopting the "precautionary principle" around investment exclusions on biodiversity grounds "much more", Storebrand told an Environmental Finance event

  • Jefferies: Investors 'underappreciate' EU nature policy

    18 January 2023

    Investors need to be aware of significant EU corporate regulations, which align with the targets of the COP15 biodiversity agreement, Jefferies Equity Research has said.

  • RBC: Carbon markets can drive nature investment

    11 January 2023

    Carbon markets can play a "big role" in driving capital towards nature-positive projects, an executive at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has said.

  • COP15: Agreement adds impetus to investors' engagement, says UBS

    21 December 2022

    The global biodiversity framework agreed at COP15 this week can add energy to investor engagement with companies on the topic of nature, according to a large asset manager.

  • COP15: Biodiversity framework will aid NA100, TNFD, says Robeco

    21 December 2022

    The global biodiversity framework agreed at COP15 this week will contribute to improved data for investors by dovetailing with investor initiatives on disclosures and engagement, according to an investment manager at Robeco.

  • COP15 agreement 'significant,' but credit impact depends on implementation

    21 December 2022

    Moody's Investors Service said the UN COP15 biodiversity summit agreement is a "significant milestone" considering the extent of natural capital risk in debt markets,...

  • Vague COP15 agreement is 'not a Paris moment', warns HSBC

    20 December 2022

    The global biodiversity framework agreed at the COP15 conference this week failed to meet expectations among some observers that it could provide an equivalent target to 'net zero' for nature, according to a research note by HSBC.

  • COP15 text is foundation for private sector work on metrics, LGIM says

    20 December 2022

    The agreement by countries at COP15 to protect 30% of land and sea biodiversity by 2030 is likely to leave private sector initiatives to do much of the heavy lifting in areas such as devising nature-related metrics and targets, a large asset manager has said.

  • COP15: Germany grants €29m to TNFD

    16 December 2022

    Montreal: The German government announced €29 million ($31 million) of support for the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) at COP15, to support development and adoption of nature-related disclosures.

  • COP15: JGP-WWF blended agroforest fund to target R$220 million

    15 December 2022

    A forest restoration fund with a target of raising R$220 million ($41 million) by the end of its first year will be co-managed by JGP Asset Management and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), it was announced at COP15.