SIF 2022: Natural History Museum director makes sustainable investment biodiversity plea

Sustainable Investment Festival 2022

Jenna Brown
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Biodiversity across the globe has plummeted due to human activity should be given more prominence in sustainable investment policy, delegates heard.

Speaking at the Sustainable Investment Festival today, 11 July, Natural History Museum director Dr Douglas Gurr said it was right and good that carbon was getting the attention of investors but added biodiversity needed to be factored into decision making. He said: "There is a path in which you can still have the returns that your clients demand without overusing the world's natural resources. "It should be not just 'net zero' - but 'net zero and nature positive'. "There is a path there the global economy can grow without over-consuming the natural resources of the globe. It is a p...

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