SIF: UNEP urges schemes to take nature-based investment more seriously

United Nations agency says there is insufficient focus on the environmental costs of production

Anna Fedorova
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Ivo Mulder, head of climate finance unit at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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Ivo Mulder, head of climate finance unit at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

There is a huge need to invest in assets that protect our nature and climate, according to Ivo Mulder, head of the climate finance unit at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), who highlighted a startling lack of funding for sustainable land and other nature investments.

Speaking at the Sustainable Investment Festival this morning (22 June), Mulder highlighted a huge discrepancy between the reliance of our financial systems on nature and the amount currently invested in...

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