Fri Aug 14 2020 16:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Green Stimulus Index
The Green Stimulus Index (GSI) assesses the effectiveness of the COVID-19 stimulus efforts in ensuring an economic recovery that takes advantage of sustainable growth opportunities, and is resilient to climate and biodiversity. It provides a method to gauge the current impact of the COVID-19 responses, to track countries’ progress over time, and to identify and recommend measures for improving the effectiveness of those responses.
Fri Jun 19 2020 12:30:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Emerging market debt crisis: biodiversity as a lever for building back better
This technical paper is part of a series looking at climate change and biodiversity considerations in economic responses to COVID-19. Other notes look at bailout measures, a green stimulus index, and labour market reforms. This paper may be updated as circumstances develop. The paper has been authored by Tenke Zoltani, and Oliver Withers, on behalf of the Finance for Biodiversity Initiative and funded by the MAVA Foundation.
Towards a Common Framework at the Nexus of Financing and Biodiversity
Robin Smale and Simon Zadek have released a White Paper to promote dialogue between initiatives working on finance and biodiversity. The 2020s will be pivotal for nature. This common framework aims to unify messaging, assist prioritisation of action and improve communication across initiatives, all within a systemic approach.