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CountryRisk.io Webinar: Nature and Country Risk

November 2nd, 2021|

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 [...]

The PRI Podcast: Climate Change in Sovereign Debt Assessment

May 24th, 2021|

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 [...]

PRI Webinar 30 May: Climate Strategies for Sovereign Bond Investors

May 5th, 2017|

Join Global Footprint Network, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), MN, and DEGROOF Petercam on 30 May for a comprehensive exploration of climate strategies for sovereign bond investors – including the use of a dashboard of indicators to identify and manage carbon [...]

Ecological Footprint Explorer Open Data Platform Launches

April 5th, 2017|

The US per capita Ecological Footprint dropped nearly 20% during the last eight years of available data (2005 and 2013), a total reduction that matches the entire Footprint of Germany. OAKLAND, CA, April 5, 2016—Ecological [...]

New Report Recommends Carbon Disclosure Methodology and Dashboard for Sovereign Bond Holders

December 19th, 2016|

A new report by Global Footprint Network, Carbon Disclosure and Climate Risk in Sovereign Bonds, outlines a methodology for investors to disclose and manage carbon exposure in their sovereign bond holdings.Please join Global Footprint Network [...]

Sovereign Bond Investors Waking Up to Climate Change Risk

November 8th, 2016|

For years, many mainstream investors have been on the fence about climate change, often dismissing the topic as a “long-term issue.” But as the potential investment risks of not acting on climate change have come [...]