• Natural Capital Declaration
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Extreme drought a major threat to banks’ loan portfolios

    On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, we look at how the global finance sector is dependent on water.   As the planet heats up, rainfall is expected to decrease in many parts of the world. This is

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Innovative Stress Testing Tool Helps Banks Understand Risk of Loan Default Driven By Drought

Ground-breaking, open source tool stress tested bank loan portfolios under drought scenarios in Mexico, Brazil, China and the US   LONDON, 5TH April, 2017 – Financial institutions and environmental experts from across the globe have partnered in a project to

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Resources

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NCD Scoping Study: Towards Including Natural Resource Risks in Cost of Capital
Soft Commodity Forest-Risk Assessment Tool and report for Banks and Asset Managers

Banks and investors can use the tool to evaluate their policies to address exposure to deforestation risk in soft commodity value chains (palm oil, cattle, soy)
 

Corporate Bonds Water Credit Risk Tool and Report

Integrating water stress factor into credit assessments of bond issuers in the Beverages, Mining and Power Utilities sectors

Bloomberg Water Risk Valuation Tool and White Paper

Integrating water stress into equity valuations in the mining sector