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

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 [...]

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: The rising risk of resource constraints

November 26th, 2013|

By Susan Burns, CEO & Co-Founder, Global Footprint Network In the past two years, the sovereign debt of the USA, as well as Spain, Greece, Portugal and other nations primarily in the Eurozone, were downgraded. [...]

The Financial Risks of Ecological Limits

November 16th, 2012|

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 [...]