High-level Panel – TNFD: What is it and why does it matter? | Finance for Nature | Path to COP26

High-level Panel - TNFD: What is it and why does it matter? | Finance for Nature | Path to COP26 The Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures and deforestation metrics (TNFD), launched in June 2021 to provide a risk management and disclosure framework to organisations to assess, report and act on nature-related risks. This panel explores why this is so important for the finance…

Finance for Nature in Nature | COP26 Highlights

Finance for Nature in Nature | COP26 Highlights On the 4th and 5th of November, the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI), in partnership with Scottish Government, Scottish Forum on Natural Capital, Global Canopy, Nature for Climate and UNDP delivered a hybrid ‘Finance for Nature’ programme during COP26. The programme brought together leading global experts working to enable…

Finance for Nature

Nature and Biodiversity While climate change steals the headlines, biodiversity loss has the potential to be every bit as catastrophic. How can finance address this, what measures are already being taken and what risks are there to the financial system?

Finance for Nature | Jamison Ervin

Jamison Ervin | Finance for Nature | Ethical Finance 2020 Jamison Ervin, Manager of the Finance for Nature programme at UNDP, delivers a stark warning about the devastating impacts humanity is having on nature and biodiversity, and highlights some of the practical steps the finance industry can take to ensure they are investing in a future for all life on earth.…

Finance for Nature

The Finance for Nature Virtual Global Series, delivered by UNDP, UNEP, the Scottish Government-backed Global Ethical Finance Initiative, the New York Declaration on Forests Global Platform and Climate Advisers will accelerate momentum on nature-based finance in advance of the UN Climate and Biodiversity COPs in 2021. Bringing together industry champions from finance, insurance,…

Presentation: The UK Government’s role in the emerging nature finance space – Dr Joanna Macrae OBE

“Even if we halted all of our fossil fuels tomorrow, we would not stay within 1.5 degrees without halting and reversing nature loss.”, said Joanna Macrae OBE at Ethical Finance Global 2022. At our recent summit, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs nature finance head explained why nature is so vital in the fight against climate change, setting out the UK government's…

Panel: Is nature finance feasible?

Financing the protection and restoration of nature has been a consistent theme for us at GEFI, and Ethical Finance Global 2022 was no different. Our panel on nature saw Sarah Breeden of the Bank of England join, after her speech setting out the Bank's initial response to nature as a financial risk, alongside Kathy Benini of S&P Global, Alessandra Mongiardino, Ph.D. of NatWest Group and…

The UK Government’s role in the emerging nature finance space

The UK Government’s role in the emerging nature finance space “Even if we halted all of our fossil fuels tomorrow, we would not stay within 1.5 degrees without halting and reversing nature loss.”, said Joanna Macrae OBE at Ethical Finance Global 2022. At our recent summit, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs nature finance head explained why nature is so vital in the…

Is nature finance feasible?

Is nature finance feasible? Financing the protection and restoration of nature has been a consistent theme for us at GEFI, and Ethical Finance Global 2022 was no different. Our panel on nature saw Sarah Breeden of the Bank of England join, after her speech setting out the Bank's initial response to nature as a financial risk, alongside Kathy Benini of S&P Global, Alessandra Mongiardino,…

Nature, climate and finance | Jamison Ervin | Ethical Finance Round Table

Nature, climate and finance | Jamison Ervin | Ethical Finance Round Table COP 26 took nature more seriously than any previous climate summit. What are the latest trends on nature financing? Jamison Ervin, Global Programme on Nature for Development, UNDP discusses some of the past and future developments around financing nature-based solutions to the climate crisis. For more details:…