Market insight

  • Scope for improvement: Solving the Scope 3 conundrum

    In our recent paper, Scope for improvement: Solving the Scope 3 conundrum, we put together a set of 10 key questions on Scope 3 that are frequently asked within the institutional investment community.

  • Spotting the opportunities in sustainable investment

    Sustainability is transforming the global economy. The green economy now represents 10% of global listed market capitalisation, larger than the energy and retail sectors and is fast becoming a significant strategic growth opportunity for investors, banks and corporates.

  • CDL first in Singapore to publish TNFD-aligned disclosures in its 17th integrated sustainability report 2024

    CDL is the first in Singapore to publish a TNFD-aligned report. It also conducted an ISSB Standards gap analysis, expanding its ISR 2024 disclosures to include Group data with the aim for full alignment by FY 2025.

  • An ecosystem-led approach to sustainability solutions

    Environmental Finance speaks with Tata Consultancy Services' (TCS) Amit Kapur and Subramanian Kuppuswami about the firm's investor-focused digital solutions and the sustainability initiatives that are transforming the business.

  • The Emergence of European Nature-based Carbon Credit Markets

    European nature-based credit markets are young but growing. They present a unique opportunity for investors seeking exposure to high-quality credits underpinned by strong fundamentals.

  • Making the case for investment allocations to natural capital

    Institutional investors are under-exposed to the natural capital asset class, which offers diversification benefits, ESG upside and potential for outperformance, says Climate Asset Management's Ben O'Donnell.

  • The birth of a biodiversity offset market

    Dasos Habitat Foundation and Eurowind Energy have entered into a first-of-its-kind biodiversity offset transaction, to compensate for the residual impacts on nature that will be caused by a proposed Finnish wind farm. Tapani Pahkasalo explains the thinking behind the novel transaction.

  • What investors need to know about nature

    MSCI has just published its Investors' Guide to Nature and Biodiversity Risks and Impacts. Arne Philipp Klug and Sylvain Vanston explain what investors need to understand about nature and biodiversity risks and impacts.

  • Measuring the biodiversity footprint of a company or portfolio

    An overview of Iceberg Data Lab's Corporate Biodiversity Footprint measurement tool.

  • Biodiversity Equity - investing for life and the planet

    Environmental Finance speaks with Federated Hermes' Ingrid Kukuljan on the importance of investing in the companies that help mitigate biodiversity degradation at this crucial point in time.