Impacts & Dependencies

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]

Logging in Tropical Forests Is Jeopardizing Freshwater Availability

17th April 2018
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Phys.org “Globally, remaining tropical forests are being rapidly cleared, particularly in countries like the Solomon Islands where commercial logging accounts for about 18 percent of government revenue, and at least 60 percent of exports while providing the largest number of formal sector jobs. However, the loss of native forests… [more]

Decline in Pollinators Puts Supply of Raw Materials for Global Business at Risk, Says Report

13th April 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on the Independent.  “Businesses face a shortage of raw materials and a drop in the quality of crop as the number of bees decline worldwide, a new report warns. Approximately three quarters of crops around the world depend on pollination, all of which could soon be threatened as more than a… [more]

Climate Change Mitigation Should Be Viewed As Business Opportunity, Says London Stock Exchange

12th April 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on edie.net.  “London Stock Exchange Group sustainability manager Sara Lovisolo says the technical work behind the opportunities offered by climate action is weaker than measuring mitigation Speaking at a Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) event in London on Monday (9 April), Sara Lovisolo said the economic opportunities offered by sustainable business… [more]