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Active ownership needed to tackle climate and biodiversity risks

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Active ownership needed to tackle climate and biodiversity risks

Friday 10 September 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.36.5

Commentary: Transparency and disclosures only first step in climate change battle

By Kate Fowler in London

The sustainable finance disclosures regulation is a key initiative emerging from the EU’s 2018 action plan on sustainable finance. Active ownership will be a crucial instrument for investors to deliver the real economy impacts we need to see. SFDR is an important piece of the sustainable finance puzzle. And once the dust settles, it will be up to governments, investors and companies to identify other levers of change to help us reach our goals.

Read the full commentary on the website.

Meeting: Beyond climate: biodiversity and nature

Thursday 30 September, 14:00-15:15 BST

To achieve climate mitigation and environmental protection, and avoid ecological disaster, it is crucial to look beyond climate at biodiversity and ecosystem loss. This panel discusses the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures, the need for financial institutions to consider all environmental risk, reporting frameworks and the need to move financial flows away from nature-negative outcomes.

Register to attend here.

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