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Framing the Future for Nature

The speed and scale of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation is the highest in history. With an estimated $44 trillion, or over half of the world’s GDP, moderately or highly dependent on nature, market participants are seeking data intelligence to better understand their exposure and take action to build resilience.

Join the knowledge community

S&P Global Sustainable1 is convening a knowledge community to consult on the development of data intelligence to accelerate a shift of capital towards nature-positive outcomes through the universal lens of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD).

Thought leaders representing investment management, banking, insurance, business, non-profits, and standard setters are invited to join the pilot program supporting the practical implementation of the TNFD framework process using geospatial biodiversity datasets curated by the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), combined with S&P Global’s in-depth information about local business activities.

Framing the Future for Nature



Phase 1 of the pilot will begin in August 2022 with an open call to the knowledge community for comments and feedback on the conceptual building blocks.

Phase 2 will provide the opportunity for a subset of the knowledge community to pilot test the profile in different practitioner environments. The knowledge community will continue to be consulted on pertinent aspects arising from practitioner data testing.

Framing the Future for Nature

S&P Global Sustainable1 & the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).

With over half of the world’s GDP dependent on nature, corporates and financial institutions need a credible, quantitative approach to measure the biodiversity impact of their operations and portfolios.


Our Insights

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  • Investing in our Planet: The Journey to Sustainability with S&P Global Sustainable1

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  • No Planet B: A New Framework Aims to Recognize the Role of Nature in Business Decisions

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