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

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 [...]

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

November 12th, 2012|

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) [...]