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]

Practical Solutions for Bottlenecks in Ecosystem Services Mapping

4th January 2018
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

This paper was originally published in One Ecosystem.  “Abstract: Ecosystem services (ES) mapping is becoming mainstream in many sustainability assessments, but its impact on real world decision-making is still limited. Robustness, end-user relevance and transparency have been identified as key attributes needed for effective ES mapping. However, these requirements are not always met due to… [more]

Natural Capital Protocol: Case Study for Natura

11th September 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

The company in brief: Natura is the leading multinational Brazilian company operating in the cosmetics, personal care and beauty industries. With its headquarters in São Paulo, the company employs around 6500 staff in eight countries. The company has a Sustainability Vision which assumes the commitment of integrating environmental and social impacts into Natura’s economic results… [more]

Eleven of World’s Leading Banks to Work with United Nations to Promote Climate Transparency in Financial Markets

12th July 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This press release was originally published on United Nations Environment Programme. Representing over $ 7 trillion, the banks include ANZ, Barclays, Bradesco, Citi, Itaú, National Australia Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, Santander, Standard Chartered, TD Bank Group and UBS. Highlights: Collective effort led by UN Environment to strengthen financial institutions’ assessment and disclosure of climate-related risks… [more]