New York, NY: Today the Natural Capital Coalition (the Coalition), the Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA) and the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) launch the Natural Capital Protocol’s draft Finance Sector Supplement for public consultation. The draft document will be released at an event at The Rockefeller Foundation HQ in New York.
Agriculture is currently the main driver of forest loss in the tropics. If current farming patterns continue, the future looks increasingly bleak for tropical forests. Food production will need to increase by approximately 70% between 2005 and 2050, according to the FAO.
Ground-breaking, open source tool stress tested bank loan portfolios under drought scenarios in Mexico, Brazil, China and the US
LONDON: Financial institutions and environmental experts from across the globe have partnered in a project to develop a set of environmental risk stress tests that measure the credit worthiness of bank loans.