Nature: the economy's most valuable asset
Humans are driving animal and plant species to extinction and destroying their habitats to feed an ever-increasing population.
Biodiversity protection is now a priority that policymakers consider as urgent as halting global warming.
At the UN COP15 biodiversity summit in Montreal later this month, governments are expected to agree on groundbreaking targets to protect nature. But such discussions should not be confined to the policy arena
The financial industry, too, must play a more active role.
As a steward of global capital, investors are uniquely positioned to help build an economy that works with, rather than against, nature.