Insights on TNFD Sector Guidance

Draft sector guidance is currently available for eight priority sectors.

This webinar for Forum members presented an overview of eight sector guidance documents published at COP28 in December 2023. The session included a deep dive into the Metals & Mining and Energy sector guidance, and TNFD’s Technical Director, Emily McKenzie, hosted a panel discussion and Q&A with the audience.

The draft sector guidance supplements the final TNFD Recommendations, its disclosure metrics, and the guidance on assessing nature-related issues—the LEAP Approach. Feedback on how to improve the guidance, whether the proposed sector metrics are decision-useful and proportionate, and any suggestions for additional metrics is open until 29 March 2024. The final guidance will be published in mid-2024.

The eight sectors covered in this webinar are:

Explore guidance open for consultation

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Emily has significant experience on integrating nature in policy, finance, economics and decision-making. Prior to joining TNFD in November 2021, she led the analytical team that produced the global Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity, based at the UK Economics and Finance Ministry.

Emily was previously seconded to the Capitals Coalition where she helped develop the Natural Capital Protocol in its Technical Group.

Emily worked for a decade in the WWF Global Science team, where she helped establish and lead the Natural Capital Project at Stanford University, helping decision-makers apply InVEST – leading ecosystem service modelling software. While at WWF, she supported The Coca Cola Company and Guggenheim Partners to consider dependencies and impacts on nature, and sustainability standards.

She helped design the Environmental Land Management scheme in England – a major national agricultural subsidy reform programme – based at the UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Other previous roles included establishing environmental economics programmes at the Joint Nature Conservation Committee and the Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow.

She holds Masters degrees in International Policy from Stanford University and Economics at the University of Cambridge.

Based in London, Emily speaks English, and basic Bislama, Fijian, German and French.

Guests

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Andre Fourie
Global Director: Water Sustainability, AB InBev

Ian Hudson AngloAmerican

Ian Hudson
Head of Environment, Anglo American

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Simone Liefferink
Biodiversity Specialist Advisor, ICMM’s Nature Working Group

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Santiago Martínez Ochoa
Sustainability & Decarbonization Manager, Ecopetrol