Biodiversity and ESG
Biodiversity has become an important topic in ESG, preceded only to climate change. How to pay attention to nature-related risks and opportunities has become a topic of global concern for various stakeholders.
The Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures has developed disclosure guidelines and adopted a disclosure framework consistent with the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. COP15 also developes a global biodiversity framework, requiring countries to monitor, manage and disclose natural data.
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has released a new version of the biodiversity disclosure standard GRI 101
The World Economic Forum (WEF) releases a biodiversity credits report
EU announced the adoption of the Nature Restoration Law, which aims to strengthen Europe’s resilience to climate change
The Finance for Biodiversity Foundation (FfB) has released guidance to help financial institutions manage the relationship between biodiversity and climate
TNFD released recommendations on nature-related information disclosure
Euronext has released the world’s first Biodiversity Enablers Index (BEI), which aims to measure the positive impact of investees on biodiversity
Fitch releases a report on biodiversity and ESG
The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) released the Global Natural Data Report