Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has launched sustainable investment platform holistiQ, in collaboration with consultants Systemiq, as it prepares new nature-based funds.
A global market for biodiversity credits may exist within a year, according to Swedbank Group, as it revealed that it has invested in a pilot project that will generate credits.
An online tool to ease access to funding resources for biodiversity projects, from sources including investors, is about to be launched by UN Development Programme.
The sustainability funds of BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street Global Advisors voted against or abstained from most biodiversity-related shareholder proposals, between 2010 and the end of 2022, according to analysis from Planet Tracker.
Corporate data on water dependencies needs to improve to enable investors to understand water-related risks, an executive at the research arm of US investment bank Jefferies has said.
Demand from institutional investors for carbon credits will increase in the next three to five years, a forestry project developer has said.
Climate Action 100+ has defended its updated approach, which has been blamed for three of its biggest signatories walking away from the climate engagement initiative earlier this month.
A set of principles designed to bring credibility to the "failing" voluntary carbon markets have been updated to place greater importance on the role of nature-based solutions.
S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched two biodiversity benchmarks, tracking a subset of equities within the S&P 500 and S&P Global LargeMidCap indices.