Biodiversity league table: even best banks lack basic controls

By Jon Hay
28 Oct 2020

The threat to biodiversity is moving up the agenda of financial markets, but banks are woefully unprepared, a new study has found — in fact, they are actively financing what scientists believe is a mass extinction of species.

Banks and investment firms have become used to thinking about climate change in the past five years, but another danger, which has been known for even longer, is now appearing on their radar screens. Species are being made extinct at 10,000 times the natural rate, leading scientists to ...

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