GEC Insights Guest Article: An Agenda for the “Super Year for Nature”

This article is part of the Green Economy Coalition’s Insights series. The original can be read here. The GEC Insights series is a new curated collection of online articles...

Better Nature Briefing: Placing Nature at the Heart of the Human Development Report

Thirty years ago – in 1990 – the first Human Development Report (HDR) was launched. As an independent review of development progress and of the evolution of development thinking,...

Better Nature Briefing: Transforming Accounting Standards, by Jeremy Nicholls

There is increasing recognition that the economic system needs to change if the catastrophic effects of climate change, biodiversity loss and widening inequality are going to be avoided. While...

Better Nature Briefing: A Task Force for Nature-Related Financial Disclosure

Proposals are afloat to design and create guidelines and mechanisms for nature-related financial disclosure. The origins of this thinking come from similar efforts that have been ongoing for a...

Better Nature Long Read: The State of Conservation Finance

A PDF of this paper, including references, can be downloaded here. Overview This paper provides an analysis of the state of conservation finance, and a proposed new approach to...

Better Nature Briefing: Decoding WEF’s Global Risks Report 2020

While this year’s Global Risks Report, appropriately, finds environmental risks predominating in 2020, the links to economic and financial risks are notably absent from the report. Rather than make...

A Framework for Better Nature Together

2020 Super Year offers a unique opportunity for biodiversity and ecosystems, culminating in the COP for biodiversity in Kunming, China, in October and the COP for climate in Glasgow,...