NetZeroCities has launched a €32 million programme, inviting cities across Europe to pilot innovative approaches to achieving carbon neutrality.
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Banks and investors should make sure that their investments in the farming, forestry and fishing sectors deliver climate and biodiversity goals in ways that are fair and inclusive for workers, communities and consumers.
UK supermarket chains Tesco, Sainsbury's and Waitrose are investing £11 million in a deforestation-free and conversion-free soybean growing initiative. This is part of a global commitment to end deforestation by 2030, and is the first time UK supermarkets are addressing the soy supply chain directly.
The Biden administration’s Climate Smart Buildings Initiative has the potential to mobilise $8 billion in private-public partnerships (PPPs), adding to the president’s executive order to invest $2.3 billion in building climate resilient infrastructure.
Unilever, AXA and Tikehau to launch €1 billion regenerative agriculture fund as nature risk increases
Insurance, FMCG and private equity players join forces in a new regenerative agriculture fund for innovation, in a market that looks set for low carbon transition.
The Taskforce for Nature Related Financial Disclosure (TNFD) has launched its v.2 beta framework for comment. The second version adds new metrics, sector guidance and support in terms of scoping questions, while pilot testing of the first framework started in June 2022.
Impact standard for biodiversity accounting is the first step in averting $2.7 trillion in annual losses
The shift towards a better understanding of how to account for nature, both in its consumption and in terms of our impact, has taken a step forward with the release of a biodiversity impact standard by the Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF).