Bloom or bust

Bloom or bust

Our white paper on aligning technology and finance to address biodiversity challenges

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Bloom or bust—aligning technology and finance to reverse biodiversity loss


William Nicolle and Leland Werden discuss the white paper's key highlights. They explain the urgent need for a more holistic approach to reversing global biodiversity loss by 2030 and to achieving a nature-positive world by 2050.

Katharine Hayhoe: Solving the biodiversity challenge with nature-based solutions


Katharine Hayhoe discusses nature-based solutions for addressing the climate and biodiversity crises. She explains how the world must invest in and work with nature for the sake of current and future generations.

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Reversing biodiversity loss by 2030 starts with deploying existing measurement technologies at scale, a task which will not happen organically.

Our white paper has more insights on how to align finance, government, and partnerships to address biodiversity challenges.

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Natural allies report

Report by The Nature Conservancy: Natural allies—Nature-based solutions for climate and biodiversity

The codependence of biodiversity and climate means action on each needs to be strategically coordinated. Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) are a promising set of solutions which can reduce global carbon emissions and, in some instances, also reduce biodiversity loss. This report outlines the benefits of NCS, the barriers to scaling them, and key actions to overcome these barriers.

Interview with David Craig: Nature—A risk and a missed opportunity

The TNFD-co-chair explains how the framework should help companies and investors assess their impact on the planet’s ecosystem, as well as more accurately identify nature-related risks and respond to them.

Report: Taking root—Mainstreaming NCA to meet global biodiversity goals

The UN’s goal to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030 is an ambitious target that looks increasingly unrealistic as time goes by. Mainstreaming natural capital accounting could be one way to meet global biodiversity goals.

Article by Sir Partha Dasgupta: Biodiversity loss entails business risks

Our economic model overlooks the value of nature’s goods and services, and this is perpetuated through modern trade and business. Export taxes and corporate disclosure offers potential remedies.

Recap: White paper launch at WEF

During this media event UBS CEO, Sergio P. Ermotti, Suni Harford, President Asset Management, Michael Baldinger, Chief Sustainability Officer and Kristy Deiner, Professor of Environmental DNA at ETH Zürich presented our white paper “Bloom or bust”. 

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