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The EU Farm to Fork Strategy and Fertiliser Companies – Nature-related financial risk use case

6 April 2022

April 2022 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in collaboration with Deutsche Bank and Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has published a use case on how the transition to a sustainable and resilient food system impacts fertiliser company valuations.

Mapping exposure to nature-related risks across financial indices – Nature-related financial risk use case

6 April 2022

April 2022 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in collaboration with Aon has mapped nature-related risks across financial indices.

Impact of water curtailment on the credit rating of heavy industry – Nature-related financial risk: use case

6 April 2022

April 2022 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in collaboration with HSBC has published a use case about the risk posed by water stress

How soil degradation amplified financial vulnerability – Nature-related financial risk use case

22 January 2022

January 2022 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in collaboration with Robeco has published the first nature-related financial risk use case, showcasing how the vulnerability of degraded soil extreme weather can deliver a blow to asset value.

Risk Sharing in the Climate Emergency: Financial regulation for a resilient, net zero, just transition

28 October 2021

November 2021 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) launches a call to action at COP 26 finance day urging policymakers, financial regulators and industry to expand risk sharing systems at scale to tackle the Climate Emergency.

Understanding the climate performance of investment funds

29 July 2021

29 July 2021 – Understanding the climate performance of investment funds should be made simple to all investors. Analysis from CISL’s Investment Leaders Group (ILG) found that the present disclosure of fund performance does not allow investors to understand and compare the alignment of funds with the Paris Agreement on climate change. The latest reports from the group now provides a tour of the assumptions and approaches behind existing methods, and introduces a simple and transparent disclosure method that enables investment managers to report the alignment of their portfolios with the Paris ambition.

Climate product innovation within the insurance sector

30 June 2021

30 June 2021 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s (CISL) ClimateWise initiative has published a new white paper on climate product innovation.

Let’s Discuss Climate: The essential guide to bank-client engagement

5 May 2021

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s (CISL) Banking Environment Initiative has published a new guide to bank-client engagement, which aims to address the need for a market-wide transformation in how banks and their corporate clients interact.

Policy opportunities on the road to net zero underwriting: Highlighting three key areas of influence for the insurance industry

1 March 2021

This paper from ClimateWise highlights the role of insurance underwriting in mitigating climate risks and supporting the transition to a resilient net zero economy.

Financial materiality of biodiversity loss and land degradation

17 February 2021

May 2020 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has published a new briefing document mapping the existing methods and tools that can be used to derive the materiality of biodiversity loss and land degradation.

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