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Read more at: Nature-related financial opportunity use case: Debt-for-nature swap supported by credit insurance for marine conservation

Nature-related financial opportunity use case: Debt-for-nature swap supported by credit insurance for marine conservation

5 June 2024 - CISL’s ClimateWise, in collaboration with MS Amlin, has published one of the first nature-related financial opportunities use cases, showcasing a debt-for-nature swap supported by credit insurance for marine conservation in Ecuador.


Read more at: Nature-related financial opportunity use case: The role of mangroves, coral reefs and seagrasses in supporting and protecting near-shore fisheries in Bolinao, the Philippines

Nature-related financial opportunity use case: The role of mangroves, coral reefs and seagrasses in supporting and protecting near-shore fisheries in Bolinao, the Philippines

5 June 2024 - CISL’s ClimateWise, in collaboration with Howden, the international insurance intermediary group, has published one of the first nature-related financial opportunities use cases, showcasing the role of mangroves, coral reefs and seagrasses in supporting and protecting near-shore fisheries in Bolinao, the Philippines.


Read more at: Trisha Mani, Senior Project Manager

Trisha Mani, Senior Project Manager

Trisha is a Senior Project Manager within the Investment Leaders Group (ILG) at the University of Cambridge - Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). She has over 5 years of work experience in sustainable finance, impact investing and private banking.

 


Read more at: Gwyn Rhodes, Head of the Banking Environment Initiative

Gwyn Rhodes, Head of the Banking Environment Initiative

Gwyn Rhodes is Head of the Banking Environment Initiative at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Gwyn brings over 25 years of experience in banking and has graduated from the Business Sustainability Management programme at CISL. He recently assisted the Ecology Building Society as a credit and lending policy advisor and is a Climate Science Workshop Facilitator with Climate Fresk, an organisation that seeks to demystify climate science.


Read more at: The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review for 2023

The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review for 2023

23 January 2024 - The ClimateWise Principles Independent Review for 2023 sees scores continue to increase across the membership, ahead of the introduction of a more ambitious set of Principles for 2024.


Read more at: Everything, everywhere, all at once: how can private finance be unlocked for nature and climate in the international financial architecture

Everything, everywhere, all at once: how can private finance be unlocked for nature and climate in the international financial architecture

13 November 2023 – CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance has published a new policy brief that dives deep into how the private sector can scale up finance for both climate and nature.


Read more at: Primer on the financial materiality of Nature-based Solutions (NbS)

Primer on the financial materiality of Nature-based Solutions (NbS)

8 August 2023 – Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s (CISL)’s ClimateWise showcases a new primer on the financial materiality of Nature-based Solutions (NbS).


Read more at: Planning decisions, adaptive capacity and insurability: Findings from a case study of flooding in Somerset, UK

Planning decisions, adaptive capacity and insurability: Findings from a case study of flooding in Somerset, UK

1 August 2023 - The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s (CISL) ClimateWise has published a new report on planning decisions, adaptive capacity and insurability.


Read more at: Sid Miller

Sid Miller

Sid is Programme Director for ClimateWise. He was previously Chief Executive of the New Zealand Earthquake Commission dealing with the recovery from the catastrophic Canterbury and Kaikoura Earthquakes. He led the implementation of a world leading public-private partnership insurance model to ensure that New Zealand has the resilience, risk transfer, readiness and recovery capability to deal with future natural hazard events. In recognition for his work, he was jointly awarded the 2021 ANZIIF New Zealand Insurance Leader of the Year.


Read more at: Sara Taaffe

Sara Taaffe

Sara Taaffe has spent the last 10 years working at the intersection of economic progress and sustainability, better understanding how to synergise the two.