Case Studies

Connecting Finance and Natural Capital: Case Study for Kepler Cheuvreux

21st April 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

The financial institution in brief: Kepler Cheuvreux is an independent European Financial services company specialized in advisory services and intermediation to the investment management industry. As part of the equity research team, the ESG (environmental, social and governance) team provides support and analysis on these topics to its investor clients. Why use natural capital thinking?… [more]

Connecting Finance and Natural Capital: Case Study for ACTIAM

20th April 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

The financial institution in brief: ACTIAM is a responsible and impact investor with EUR 54.1 billion assets under management (December 2017). Our main clients include pension funds, insurance companies, investment funds and banks. Within our investment decisions three focus themes play an important role: climate, water and land. ACTIAM believes that the natural capital risks… [more]

Connecting Finance and Natural Capital: Case Study for Bankinter

19th April 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

  The financial institution in brief: Bankinter is a Spanish commercial bank founded as an industrial bank in 1965 between Santander Bank and Bank of America. In 1972, Bankinter first became a publicly quoted company, turning the bank into an independent commercial institution. Bankinter is recognizes and is concerned about the material environmental risks that… [more]

Entomologists Mimic “Sexual Vibrations” Emitted by Insects To Control Pests in Vineyards

13th April 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Ensia.  “Years of eavesdropping on insect sex talk is starting to pay off for grape growers: Disrupting the vibrations insects use to find mates could help prevent the spread of disease in vineyards around the world. Entomologists have taken the act of bugging conversations to a whole new level —… [more]

New York Times: In Namibia, Conservation and Tourism Intersect

12th April 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on The New York Times.  “…“The conservancy has been good for us,” Ms. Tjivinda said in the local Otjihimba dialect, which our guide translated. “Wildlife are cared for like our own livestock, and money from tourism goes into our conservancy bank account.” …For nearly two decades, Namibia, a country twice… [more]

Finance Sector Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol: Case Study for BNP Paribas Asset Management

11th April 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

The financial institution in brief: BNP Paribas Asset Management is the investment management arm of BNP Paribas, one of the world’s major financial institutions. Managing and advising EUR 569 billion in assets as at 31 December 2017, BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) offers a comprehensive range of active, passive and quantitative investment solutions covering… [more]