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: Davos 2020

Personal reflections on Davos 2020 by Better Nature’s Randall Krantz. Last year the topic of nature made unprecedented ripples at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, with appearances by...

Better Nature Briefing: The CBD Zero Draft

In formal terms, the crowning event of this “Super Year for Nature” will be the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity (CBD)....

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 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...