The Future of Nature and Business Policy Companion outlines a series of recommendations for policy makers to ensure they protect, invest in, and rebuild natural capital in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The paper also recommends strong actions for policy makers to take to reset the socio-economic system for the longer term.
More than one hundred of scientists and economists have been involved in the publication of Protecting 30% of the planet for nature: costs, benefits and economic implications -the most comprehensive report published on the economic implications of nature conservation. The Campaign for Nature (CFN) commissioned this report. The report measures the financial impacts of protected areas on the global economy and non-monetary benefits like ecosystem services, including climate change mitigation, flood protection, clean water provision and soil conservation. Across all measures, the experts find that the benefits are greater when more nature is protected as opposed to maintaining the status quo.
This report from the Organization for the Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) examines how to scale up public and private finance for biodiversity, enhance the cost-effectiveness of biodiversity financing and better track biodiversity-relevant financial flows.
Biodiversity finance is critical for delivering the transformative changes needed to halt and reverse the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services, which is considered one of the top risks facing the world, accordin to the Global Risks Report 2020 by the World Economic Forum.
Improving nature´s visibility in financial accounting This report by the Capitals Coalition sets out the potential first steps to change the trajectory of sustainability reporting to build an appropriate accounting system that addresses a broader range of issues that meets business sector needs in terms
This guide on investing in nature: financing conservation and nature-based solutions aims to help businesses in identifying viable conservation and nature-based solutions, and to support them in finding the optimal financial structure to incorporate such solutions into their business operations.
Global Futures: Modelling the global economic impacts of environmental change to support policy-making The report Modelling the global economic impacts of environmental change to support policy-making report, by an Global Futures initiative, which is promoted by WWF, Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) and Natural Capital
Nature Risk Rising: Why the Crisis Engulfing Nature Matters for Business and the Economy, developed by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with PwC, is the first report in the NNE series, developed under the umbrella of the Nature Action Agenda, a platform for committed actors to join up ideas and efforts in the run-up to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity COP15 – in Kunming.