Foreword by David Craig introduces Environmental Finance’s Biodiversity Insight 2023

Environmental Finance’s Biodiversity Insight 2023 special report, published 18 January 2023, includes a Foreward from David Craig, TNFD Co-chair, introducing the report. In it, he focuses on what COP 15 and the Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) mean for investors.

David Craig photo Jan 2023

“The Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) agreed at COP15 in Montreal is a significant step in the right direction and means, at a minimum, that investors and businesses really do need to integrate nature and biodiversity related issues, alongside climate change, into their strategic planning and reporting,” says David Craig, referring to how many key GBF target themes have strong ramifications for the private and investment sector.  

Read the Foreword here

This special issue covers COP 15 and its implications for natural capital finance and biodiversity impact investing, and includes contributions from Taskforce member organisations and Forum member organisations as well as others, such as Holcim, MS&AD and NBIM.

The report is published on Environmental Finance’s website, available here.