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Biodiversity loss

Resources are finite (or, Eating our seed corn)

By John Waugh, Senior Consultant in Social and Ecological Resilience As a thought experiment, let us accept, for the sake of argument, that all the value that exists in...
29 March 2021
Biodiversity loss

Solving the biodiversity crisis starts with addressing human rights

In February 2021, Preventable Surprises held a week-long online dialogue to set an investor agenda for biodiversity loss. In this Chatham House-rule, text-only online format, participants were invited to...
25 March 2021
Biodiversity loss

Agriculture can make much better use of land: investors must support this without delay

In February 2021, Preventable Surprises held a week-long online dialogue to set an investor agenda for biodiversity loss. In this Chatham House-rule, text-only online format, participants were invited to...
21 March 2021
Biodiversity loss

From climate change to biodiversity: levers and lessons for investors

In February 2021, Preventable Surprises held a week-long online dialogue to set an investor agenda for biodiversity loss. In this Chatham House-rule, text-only online format, participants were invited to...
16 March 2021
Biodiversity loss

Investors must deal with biodiversity loss – right now

In February 2021, Preventable Surprises held a week-long online dialogue to set an investor agenda for biodiversity loss. In this Chatham House-rule, text-only online format, participants were invited to...
15 March 2021
Biodiversity loss

Necessary Transformations: How are global policy efforts responding to the challenge of biodiversity loss? What is the role of investors?

In February 2021, Preventable Surprises held a week-long online dialogue to set an investor agenda for biodiversity loss. In this Chatham House-rule, text-only online format, participants were invited to...
11 March 2021
Biodiversity loss

What can investors most productively do to support the development and adoption of nature science-based targets (SBTs) for their investees?

In February 2021, Preventable Surprises held a week-long online dialogue to set an investor agenda for biodiversity loss. In this Chatham House-rule, text-only online format, participants were invited to...
10 March 2021
Biodiversity loss

What does Science say about what Investors need to do to avoid tipping points for biodiversity and our planet’s life support systems?

In February 2021, Preventable Surprises held a week-long online dialogue to set an investor agenda for biodiversity loss. In this Chatham House-rule, text-only online format, participants were invited to...
8 March 2021
Biodiversity loss

Which financial sector players have most influence with the Bolsonaro government and Brazilian companies?

Belatedly, attention is focusing on the crisis in the Amazon and inevitably people are asking who are the financial sector players that have most influence with the Brazilian government...
7 August 2019
Institutions, Forceful stewardship, Biodiversity loss

The Business of Bees

The Business of Bees is a book providing an account of diminishing bee populations from an interdisciplinary perspective. It explores the role of corporate responsibility and governance as they relate to...
27 March 2017
Books, Biodiversity loss

A hierarchy of action for the planet

By Preventable Surprises Board Member Rich Pancost As if the challenge of limiting global warming weren’t daunting enough, the broad range of opinions on how to tackle the job...
7 March 2017
Biodiversity loss

The Business of Bees: An Integrated Approach to Bee Decline and Corporate Responsibility

With bee populations increasingly at risk, The Business of Bees: An Integrated Approach to Bee Decline and Corporate Responsibility, edited by Jill Atkins and Barry Atkins, provides an integrated account of...
13 October 2016
Biodiversity loss