Following a round of workshops in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland on the Strategic Directions, we have prepared an initial set of draft recommendations for review and comment. The Draft Recommendations and Roadmap document is available here.
Comments on the Draft Recommendations & Roadmap are invited until Monday 18 October.
The Strategic Directions paper has been prepared to obtain feedback and input from stakeholders in the Financing UK Nature Recovery initiative on the:
Feedback on the Strategic Directions is invited and will be used to inform the development of a Roadmap and Recommendations for a Report to be published for COP26.
On the day that the Environment Bill returns to Parliament, leaders from the business, finance and environment sectors met with the Environment Secretary to establish a shared commitment to unlock barriers to private investment needed to help reverse the decline of biodiversity and meet the UK’s nature-based targets.
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Financing UK Nature Recovery is a November 2020 report that sets out the Green Finance Institute, Finance Earth and the Broadway Initiative’s proposal for how, in the run up to COP26, the UK can take action in 2021 to put nature recovery onto a sustainable financial footing.
The Financing UK Nature Recovery initiative brings together a coalition of organisations that recognise that current spending is not reversing the decline of nature in the UK.
The initiative is not an organisation - it is a collaboration that originated with a proposal from the Broadway Initiative, Green Finance Institute and Finance Earth in November 2020.
The aim of the Coalition is to create investable markets and projects for mainstream financial providers to mobilise capital towards nature-based solutions across the UK.