Biodiversity: Is it time to turn scientists into financiers?

Action not inaction

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The upcoming UN Biodiversity Conference in December will shine a spotlight on the issue of biodiversity and will seek consensus on a global economic plan for halting and reversing nature loss.

This is indeed a critical and noble objective. But as the conference seeks to emulate the momentum created by the Paris Climate Agreement on temperature targets, it must also learn from the experiences and ensure there is a clear roadmap to understand objectives and skills needed to create biodiversity funds and ultimately invest for a better future. One of the key first steps the industry needs to take is understanding the complexity of biodiversity. Invesco strengthens ESG criteria for corporate bond and emerging markets ETFs While the issue is widely understood as interrelated w...

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