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Read the latest news related to Global Footprint Network’s Finance for Change Initiative.

China and India’s GDP will be hit hardest by global food price shock

May 16th, 2016|

Report published by UNEP and Global Footprint Network ranks countries on the economic risks they face from a hike in food prices (London 18 May 2016) – If global food prices double, then China could [...]

Unconventional Wisdom: Climate Change Risk and Sovereign Bond Investments

May 10th, 2016|

Institutional Investor | New York By Susan Burns and Maximillian Horster A little more than a month ago after 196 countries signed a historic climate agreement in Paris at COP21, United Nations Secretary Ban Ki-Moon [...]

It’s time to incorporate climate change risk into sovereign bond investments

March 10th, 2016|

ESG Magazine | London By Susan Burns and Maximillian HorsterTo date, the vast majority of investor activity around divestment has focused on equities. However, investors now realize that the global push to slash carbon emissions has [...]

Webinar on Carbon Disclosure for Sovereign Bonds

January 11th, 2016|

Listen below via YouTube to a webinar hosted by Global Footprint Network and South Pole Group January 10 on our new report, Carbon Disclosure and Climate Risk in Sovereign Bonds.  DOWNLOAD THE REPORT DOWNLOAD [...]

Global Footprint Network and South Pole Group to Offer Climate Impact Assessments

November 18th, 2015|

Global Footprint Network announced an agreement with carbon footprinting provider South Pole Group to strengthen their respective offerings by collaborating on comprehensive climate and carbon impact assessment services for sovereign bond investors. The announcement follows [...]

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Updating the rules of international finance

August 21st, 2014|

By Susan Burns, CEO & Co-Founder, Global Footprint Network Tuesday, August 19, was Earth Overshoot Day, the day when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services exceeded what Earth will regenerate this year. Moving a [...]