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Deep Dive into ESG - biodiversity

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For investors, 2020 was an unusual year. What happened in markets and economies around the world has profoundly shaken long-held beliefs.

As we start, hopefully, to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis, we face enormous challenges, notably the repair of economies, dealing with inequality, and acting on protecting our environment. For the latter, investors have a significant role to play.  Biodiversity, as defined by the UN Environment Program (UNEP), is "the variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems".  Social justice an...

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