The Natural Capital Declaration is a commitment proposed by the United Nations Finance Initiative and its partners in late 2011.
The Declaration has been circulated to financial institutions to gain their signature and support with the aim of taking the Declaration to the Rio+20 conference in summer 2012.
Taking the commitment seriously will require fundamental changes in the intent and nature of investment activities in order to:
We believe that a meaningful response to the declaration provides an unrivalled opportunity for radical innovation in the way that natural capital and ecosystem services can be valued by investors and financial institutions, read more below...
To find out more contact: Joss Tantram, Partner Corporate Sustainability
Tel: 0044 (0) 1483 531 766