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  • Value chain

    How to prevent biodiversity loss through value chain tracking

    Food production is the primary cause of global biodiversity loss (60-70%). At the same time, approximately one third of the food produced (1.3 billion tonnes) is wasted along the supply chain. Food waste increases pressure on agriculture and therefore drives biodiversity loss. Finding efficient ways to track value chains can reduce food waste.

  • 3 water-related impacts to business you hadn’t thought of

    Over 2 billion people live in countries with high water stress levels. Global water use has more than doubled in the last 40 years. Coupled with the effects of climate change, the strain intensifies. Businesses are already experiencing financially-material impacts related to competition of water resources and its associated degradation of ecosystems.

  • The good, the bad and the ugly. What went down?

    Last Thursday, CDSB hosted a webinar to look back at some of the common practices of TCFD reporting that have emerged, now that we have had the reporting standard for four years. From "sustain-a-babbling" to TCFD light (diet version), the panellists had seen it all and did not hold back the lassos. Here are some of the good, bad and ugly moments of this London Climate Action Week webinar event.

  • Covid inequalities highlight the pressing need for social reporting

    The lasting impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our personal lives is evident. Beginning with the loss of loved ones and extending to how we work, shop, and socialise. But what will the impact be to our societies and economies in the long run? The truth is that the long-term ramifications are far from clear.

  • Connecting biodiversity with financial capital

    New guidance underway for companies to address biodiversity and land use-related financial reporting. CDSB's Technical Director, Ravi Abeywardana, shares insight into the work.

  • Introduction to TCFD (IBM Think Summit)

    CDSB’s Managing Director, Mardi McBrien, introduced the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) at the IBM Think Summit Australia & New Zealand.

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