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Read more at: Investing in quality jobs for a just transition

Investing in quality jobs for a just transition

22 September - Building on the ILG's Sustainable Investment Framework, the group have published two reports exploring the key concepts, initiatives, and investment impacts on decent work. This paves the way for the development of a simple, robust, and transparent metric for investors to measure and report both the quantitative and qualitative information about their investment impacts on decent work.


Read more at: Land degradation, UK farmers and indicative financial risk - Nature-related financial risk use case

Land degradation, UK farmers and indicative financial risk - Nature-related financial risk use case

April 2022 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in collaboration with NatWest Group has published a use case about the indicative financial risk from farming degraded land.


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

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

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.


Read more at: Mapping exposure to nature-related risks across financial indices – Nature-related financial risk use case

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

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


Read more at: Integrating Nature: The case for action on nature-related financial risks

Integrating Nature: The case for action on nature-related financial risks

7 April 2022 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in collaboration with banks and investment managers has detailed the case for integrating nature-related risks into financial decisions. Nature loss poses highly material financial risks If nature is not...


Read more at: Nature-related financial risks

Nature-related financial risks

What are nature-related financial risks? Leading companies recognise that a prosperous business relies upon nature and the ecosystem services it provides. They also recognise that the ‘E’ in ‘ESG’ is about protecting our biodiversity and natural capital, as well as our climate, and that the two are...


Read more at: How soil degradation amplified financial vulnerability – Nature-related financial risk use case

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

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.


Read more at: The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review for 2021

The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review for 2021

20 January 2022 – The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review for 2021 sees scores continue to increase across the membership.


Read more at: Leadership Strategies for Client Engagement: Advancing climate-related assessment

Leadership Strategies for Client Engagement: Advancing climate-related assessment

13 January 2022 – Building on work by the Banking Environment Initiative, CISL has published recommendations for advancing climate-related assessments that enhance client engagement strategies for financial institutions.


Read more at: Climate Tango: Principles for integrating physical and transition climate-risk assessment with sectoral examples

Climate Tango: Principles for integrating physical and transition climate-risk assessment with sectoral examples

13 January 2022 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s (CISL) ClimateWise leads paper on integrating climate-related risk assessment.