Bloomberg teams up with Natural History Museum to provide access to biodiversity index

To tackle 'inadequate' data

Cristian Angeloni
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Bloomberg has joined forces with London’s Natural History Museum to provide financial markets access to the museum’s Biodiversity Intactness index (BII) for the first time.

As part of the collaboration, Bloomberg will also build a tool combining the museum's geospatial BII data with its own data on physical assets, allowing investors to screen companies operating in areas with intact ecosystems or where ecosystem integrity is diminishing. DWS launches three biodiversity Xtrackers ETFs Bloomberg and the Natural History Museum said the index will help investors make "nature-positive investment decisions" at a time when the investment industry is attempting to mitigate the financial and ethical impacts of nature loss. They explained the BII aimed to simp...

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