Latest nature and finance insights and reports from the Green Finance Institute and partners of GFI Hive.
New UK Financial Institutions for Nature Group created to support investment in nature recovery
Today, the Green Finance Institute’s Nature Programme (GFI Hive) has launched the UK Financial Institutions for Nature Group (G-FIN). With representation from across the financial sector, the Group will support […]
New independent group to advise government on accelerating investment into sustainable UK agriculture and fisheries
Expert group will advise on setting clear definitions of economic activities that can be defined as environmentally sustainable to deliver UK climate and nature goals. The Land, Nature, and Adapted […]
UK economy’s nature-related risk to be assessed for the first time
Analysis led by the Green Finance Institute, backed by Defra and the Bank of England, will quantify UK financial and economic risks from exposure to nature degradation
New roadmap set out for government to unlock private sector finance to supercharge farming transition
Farming, finance, and agrifood expert group commissioned by Defra reveals four actionable steps to rapidly accelerate investment to support a low-emission and nature positive farming transition
The practical delivery of the Global Biodiversity Framework, Reflections from the Nature Action Private Sector Mobilisation event at Buckingham Palace
  By Emma Howard Boyd CBE, Chair of the Green Finance Institute The Global Biodiversity Framework agreed in Montreal in December saw 196 governments commit to increase total finance mobilisation […]
Reflections on COP15
By Helen Avery, Director of Nature Programmes, Green Finance Institute   In 2010, the Aichi Targets were set at the Convention for Biological Diversity (CBD) COP10 in Japan. Twelve years and five […]
Convincing Titans on climate and nature
By Andrew W. Mitchell Vice Chair, TNFD Stewardship Council     How can a Titan know it is heading for extinction? And what’s more important than data, tools or rules […]
Public-private collaboration will support the growth of nature markets
By: Emma Howard Boyd Chair, Green Finance Institute   The UK  is one of the world’s most nature-depleted countries, posing a significant risk to our economy and society. There is […]
Launch of new investment toolkit to create investment ready nature projects and mobilise private finance into nature restoration
New UK investment toolkit sets out clear pathway to create ‘investment ready’ nature projects, urgently mobilising private finance into nature restoration and climate mitigation.   London, 8 December, 2022 – […]
Action for COP27: Reflections on Financing Nature’s Key Messages
by Green Finance Institute Leading up to COP27, the Green Finance Institute and the United Nations Environment Programme partnered on special series of the Financing Nature Podcast. In this blog, co-hosts […]
UNEP and Green Finance Institute partner on podcast series for nature ahead of COP27
by Green Finance Institute Special podcast series, featuring leading voices and on-the-ground solutions, will explore opportunities to mobilise private finance into the restoration of nature.   London and Geneva, 4 October […]
Financing UK Nature Recovery Recommendations and Roadmap Report
The Financing Nature Recovery UK Recommendations and Roadmap Report lays out a plan to drive private investment into nature and create environmental markets to help fill the annual £5.6 billion financing gap for UK nature recovery.