Global Canopy at COP26

Why nature must be on the agenda

Human-led destruction of nature is intensifying the climate crisis. We must shift the global system of trade and finance away from nature destruction and towards nature-positive activities.

Time is running out and COP26 was a crucial moment for global action.

Catch up with what we got up to during the Summit and learn more about our solutions to drive better choices for our planet.


Raising the Roof: Voices for the Amazon

Recorded live from the New York Times Climate Hub, this event showcased the talent and artistry of Brazil and the Amazon. Musicians, filmmakers, Indigenous leaders and artists, climate experts and other leading thinkers came together to highlight the importance of the Amazon to the planet and the role of Indigenous peoples in its survival and future prosperity.

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New guidance

Eliminating Commodity-Driven Deforestation: Finance Sector Roadmap

The Finance & Deforestation Advisory Group has created a Roadmap to provide all types of financial institutions with practical guidance on eliminating commodity-driven deforestation from their portfolios, and reporting transparently on progress by 2025.

Want to learn more about the Roadmap? Sign up for a webinar introduction taking place on Tuesday 7 December.

Related news and insights

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Fixing finance from the ground up: Making Indigenous voices count in the fight to stop deforestation

Our Green Zone event in partnership with Global Witness is available to catch up now on YouTube. Watch an Indigenous leader talk to an investor and policy maker and explore deforestation solutions. Recordings including translation will be available shortly.


The Little Book of Investing in Nature

The Little Book of Investing in Nature provides an essential overview of the area of biodiversity finance at a time when governments and international negotiators are urgently seeking pragmatic solutions for the twin crises of climate change and the loss of nature.

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