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ISSB aims to shift market prices with disclosure standards

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The FINANCIAL — Companies will need to account for greenhouse gas emissions produced by their entire resource ecosystem under new climate reporting metrics and targets proposed by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), its Chair, Emmanuel Faber, said.Announced at COP26, the ISSB is tasked with developing the International Financial Reporting Standards’ Sustainability Disclosure Standards, according to UKRI.…

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ISSB aims to shift market prices with disclosure standards

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The FINANCIAL — Companies will need to account for greenhouse gas emissions produced by their entire resource ecosystem under new climate reporting metrics and targets proposed by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), its Chair, Emmanuel Faber, said.Announced at COP26, the ISSB is tasked with developing the International Financial Reporting Standards’ Sustainability Disclosure Standards, according…

Protecting Fragile Marine Ecosystems

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The FINANCIAL --  This year’s World Environment Day, officially celebrated on 5 June, focuses on ecosystem restoration, an important aspect of a healthy world. The EBRD’s work with the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership (NDEP) shows how this can be successfully achieved, EBRD notes.…

Only 17% of Free-flowing Rivers are Protected

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The FINANCIAL -- New science about the fate of freshwater ecosystems released today by the journal Sustainability, finds that only 17% of rivers globally are both free-flowing and within protected areas, leaving many of these highly-threatened systems – and the species that rely on them – at risk, WWF notes.…

ICC supports The Lion’s Share Fund to protect threatened wildlife

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The FINANCIAL — The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will help advance the aims of The Lion’s Share Fund, an initiative co-founded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to encourage greater private sector investment in biodiversity conservation. In recognition of the interdependency of people and nature, ICC is supporting The Lion’s Share Fund, to reverse…