CountryRisk.io Webinar: Nature and Country Risk

Webinar: Nature and country risk from CountryRisk.io on Vimeo. Ecological data confirms that many forms of natural capital and the associated ecosystem services are in decline. There is growing recognition that biodiversity and nature-related risks could have significant consequences for economies and the global financial system. What are the links to sovereign risk and what [...]

CountryRisk.io Webinar: Nature and Country Risk2022-09-14T19:12:04+00:00

Tackling Ecological Overshoot: The food system’s 10 “impossible imperatives”

Global Footprint Network and its partners characterize the food dilemma through a set of ten tough challenges we call the “impossible imperatives.” The imperative to use no more fossil fuels. The food system, and particularly farms, will have to produce all the food while rapidly phasing out fossil fuels or its derivatives, from farm to fork. Humanity, if [...]

Tackling Ecological Overshoot: The food system’s 10 “impossible imperatives”2022-09-15T21:48:47+00:00

The PRI Podcast: Climate Change in Sovereign Debt Assessment

  PRI’s Jasper Cox speaks with Joanna Woods from Franklin Templeton and Susan Burns from Global Footprint Network about how climate change affects sovereign bonds through both physical risk and transition risk, and how investors can measure this.

The PRI Podcast: Climate Change in Sovereign Debt Assessment2022-09-14T19:12:26+00:00

Resource security for poverty eradication

72% of the world population live in countries faced with a precarious situation. These countries both (1) run a biological resource deficit (where demand for biological resources exceeds regeneration) and (2) generate less than world-average income, limiting their ability to purchase resources from elsewhere. These findings were released in “The Importance of Resource Security for Poverty Eradication,” [...]

Resource security for poverty eradication2022-09-14T22:07:51+00:00

Dasgupta Review: The need to live within the means of our planet

The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review was released February 1st after two years of extensive research. Overall, we are extremely pleased with the outcome. Published by the UK government, the report is a strong reference piece for grounding economics on an ecological foundation. It confirms the significance of ecological overshoot and helps build the bridge [...]

Dasgupta Review: The need to live within the means of our planet2022-09-14T21:20:19+00:00
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