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Financing our future: Actions to scale up and accelerate the pace of change towards a more sustainable financial system

This report offers actionable recommendations to the world's finance sector. This report presents evidence on the importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria and outlines key actions for finance actors across numerous industries to advance toward a sustainable financial system.
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Five insights for avoiding global collapse: What a 50-year-old model of the world taught me about a way forward for us today

5 October 2022
This book analyses a 50-year-old model of the world to provide five insights for avoiding global collapse. The book examines societal pressures, the role of technology, governance structures, and finance that contribute to earth's ecosystem health and sustenance."
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Raising the bar: A baseline review of finance sector action on deforestation

3 November 2022
This review found that only a minority of the nearly 600 finance institutions with high-profile climate commitments have taken action on deforestation. A single-commodity deforestation policy was indicative of leadership, while broader industry collaboration will accelerate progress. Financial institutions must eliminate the climate, biodiversity, and human rights risks of deforestation to achieve their net-zero targets.
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Beyond diversity: Equity and inclusion as an overlooked opportunity for investors

27 July 2021
This research identifies diversity, equity, and inclusion as instruments for creating stronger business performance and highlights the potential opportunity cost incurred by businesses and investors that overlook the possibility of equity and inclusion deficits.
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The implications of behavioural science for effective climate policy

This report explores the implications of behavioural science for effective climate policy and focuses on eight main sectors, such as diet change, adaptation and aviation, with recommendations for further empirical research. The report underscores the importance of understanding human behaviour and how insights can be used in climate policy development for effective implementation.
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Facilitating a circular economy for textiles workshop report

This report provides insights on the current status of circularity in the textile industry including waste generation, social and environmental impact, raw material use, and data challenges. The report highlights research needs, boundary-spanning tools, and standards to facilitate a circular economy.
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Rethinking climate change: How humanity can choose to reduce emissions 90% by 2035 through the disruption of energy, transportation, and food with existing technologies

31 July 2021
This report examines how existing technologies in energy, transportation, and food could lead to a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2035. Using the Seba Technology Disruption Framework, they forecast disruptive changes and identify how markets could drive emissions mitigation.
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Integrating nutrition and obesity prevention considerations into institutional investment decisions regarding food companies: Australian investment sector perspectives

8 November 2022
This study investigates views of stakeholders in the Australian investment sector on the incorporation of nutrition and obesity prevention considerations within institutional investment decision-making regarding food companies and identifies several key challenges and opportunities to the integration of nutrition and obesity prevention considerations.
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Navigating impact investing: The opportunity in impact classes

5 July 2016
This working paper aims to bring greater clarity and understanding to the impact investing field, which is characterized by diversity and complexity. Omidyar Network led this field-building initiative, with contributions from 45 expert interviews. The report outlines a concept for building “impact classes,” or common structures for assessing impact investing options.
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Recommendations of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures

This report aims to provide a unified approach to the disclosure of natural dependencies, impacts and risks for financial institutions and corporates. As the issue of natural loss and climate change continues to grow, a harmonised way of tackling these risks needs to be agreed to safeguard against material impacts.
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