The Financial Risks of Ecological Limits

By | November 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Some of the economic implications of resource constraints were introduced to the world of international finance this week in London, when Global Footprint Network and the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), in collaboration with leading financial institutions, launched the E-RISC (Environmental Risk Integration in Sovereign Credit) report at Bloomberg, a leader in global [...]

Risks to Sovereign Bonds From Overuse of Natural Resources Need Greater Attention

By | November 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

London, 12 November, 2012–Consideration of environmental risks and natural resource constraints is becoming increasingly important in assessing a nation’s credit risk, according to a new report by the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and Global Footprint Network, in collaboration with leading financial institutions. On November 19, the key findings of the E-RISC: A [...]