Initially scheduled for 2020 and billed as the ‘Super Year for Nature’, COP 15 has seen both delays and venue changes, but in Montreal in December it certainly felt that the effort to get there neither dulled the enthusiasm nor the urgency.
Hot on the heels of the Biodiversity COP15 in Montreal and our announcement of the $650 million initial fundraise across our two natural capital strategies, Environmental Finance spoke to Martin Berg, CIO of our Nature Based Carbon Strategy.
Drawing on his extensive experience from a career spent in the agriculture sector, mostly with his sleeves rolled up,
Carl Atkin-House, Senior Investment Manager at Climate Asset Management, offers some insights...
As the dust settles over an intense two-week period of negotiations, events and announcements in Sharm el-Sheikh – Phoebe Scott, Investment Associate at Climate Asset Management explores the outcomes of the ‘Implementation COP’, and how they link to natural capital.
Climate Asset Management is fully supportive of the TNFD’s ambition and in particular we welcome the efforts to define how we can clearly and responsibly communicate nature-related opportunities to the market.
A new investment thematic – Natural Capital – is emerging. Natural capital can help pension and sovereign wealth funds meet their need for mandated returns, and satisfy their requirements to do so in a way that is not only less harmful, but has the potential to restore the environment.
18 January 2021 • Words by Martin Berg
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