• Natural Capital Declaration
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  • Natural Capital Declaration
  • Natural Capital Declaration
  • Natural Capital Declaration
  • Natural Capital Declaration

News


Extreme drought a major threat to banks’ loan portfolios

    On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, we look at how the global finance sector is dependent on water.   As the planet heats up, rainfall is expected to decrease in many parts of the world. This is

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Natural Capital: Environmental risks and opportunities for banks, investors and insurers

This article was originally published in Responsible Investor. Click here to read the full piece.   By Mark Gough and Marie Morice   A public consultation on the Finance Sector Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol, aimed at banks, investors

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Resources

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NCD Scoping Study: Towards Including Natural Resource Risks in Cost of Capital
Soft Commodity Forest-Risk Assessment Tool and report for Banks and Asset Managers

Banks and investors can use the tool to evaluate their policies to address exposure to deforestation risk in soft commodity value chains (palm oil, cattle, soy)
 

Corporate Bonds Water Credit Risk Tool and Report

Integrating water stress factor into credit assessments of bond issuers in the Beverages, Mining and Power Utilities sectors

Bloomberg Water Risk Valuation Tool and White Paper

Integrating water stress into equity valuations in the mining sector