Time to align finance with biodiversity objectives, Outlook for 2021
Tuesday 12 January 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.2.2
Commentary: Aligning finance with biodiversity
By Simon Buckle and Edward Perry in Paris
The planet is heading towards its sixth mass extinction, with 25% of plant and animal species at risk. Companies should become part of the solution. The destruction of biodiversity has significant implications for the viability and profitability of companies. Yet until recently, biodiversity loss had been neglected in policy and finance. The increasing attention that businesses, investors and central banks are giving to biodiversity provides some hope that that this is about to change.
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Meeting: Outlook for 2021
Thursday 14 January, 09:00-10:15 SGT
2020 was fraught with growing death tolls, recessions and lockdowns. Yet as the pandemic continues, the global economy has proven resilient, buffered by measures to protect populations. OMFIF convenes a panel discussion with speakers from across the US and Asia Pacific to consider the changes that persist and are yet to come, and their impact on the global economy in 2021.
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