The briefing paper explains why it is important for banks and financiers to prohibit direct and indirect financing to harmful activities which negatively impact or alter free flowing rivers.
The paper, called “Protecting biodiversity from harmful financing: Intact primary and vulnerable secondary forests,” details how banks and financiers are driving forest degradation and deforestation by financing sectors tied to high forest risks.
This document outlines how the OECD Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits can align with the Paris Agreement warming target of 1.5°C.
We have a deep interest in ensuring that DFC’s projects adequately address risks to communities affected by these projects, which can undermine the sustainability of DFC’s investments.
The civil society letter highlights China’s commitments to protecting biodiversity, and provides concrete recommendations for how to do so.
Within the next few decades, one million species are estimated to be at risk of extinction1, in which the bio- diversity crisis is now recognized as a global crisis in its own right.
National parks and other sub-nationally recognized areas are well established mechanisms for protecting places with high biodiversity.