Risk & Opportunity

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]

Valuing Natural Capital: Applying the Natural Capital Protocol – YES BANK

6th September 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment,Protocol Case Studies

This report was produced by YES BANK.  Foreword by Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO YES BANK, Chairman Yes Global Institute. “Natural Capital is the irreplaceable thread that weaves life, culture, economies and lays the foundation for any civilization to grow and prosper. Traditionally, natural assets and ecosystem services have served as the bed rock… [more]

Beyond Compensation: the Insurance Industry’s Role in Climate Resilience

17th August 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Business Insurance.  “Nearly 2,000 disclosures to a climate questionnaire issued last year by CDP, a London-based organization that works with shareholders and corporations to disclose greenhouse gas emissions, revealed that one in five companies rely on insurance as a part of their climate change risk management strategy, not just… [more]

Insuring Nature, Ensuring Resilience: Mark Tercek Speaks at the Global Insurance Forum

26th July 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on LinkedIn by Mark Tercek, President and CEO of the Nature Conservancy.  The 2017 Global Insurance Forum brought together more than 500 global insurance executives, regulators, academics and policy makers to discuss the role of the insurance industry in building global risk resiliency. Below is a compressed version of the keynote speech Mark… [more]

Natural Capital & Finance in India

3rd December 2015
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published by Emerging Markets Dialogue on Finance.  “India’s financial system is significantly exposed to natural capital risks as many sectors, which banks and pension funds finance, are heavily reliant on natural resources. This initiative aims at providing financial institutions in India with an understanding of the relevance and magnitude of the… [more]