BIOFIN News and Media

Finance for Nature Is Underway for Negros Oriental

DENR and UNDP seal the partnership with the Province of Negros Oriental to mobilize finance for nature with support from the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, 18 September...Read more

Nature Financial Disclosure Readiness: Policy and Institutional Review in South Africa

This report provides a perspective of the general institutional readiness of the South African financial sector in responding voluntarily, or mandatory, to the emerging nature risk narrative. Over the last...Read more

Seychelles introduced a tourism environmental sustainability levy introduced in August 2023

Tourism is one of the main pillars of the Seychelles economy, accounting directly and indirectly for 13% of the GDP in 2022(central bank of Seychelles ,2022). The total number of...Read more

Aligning financial flows with the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework: the high-level roadmap is available!

With the contribution of UNDP-BIOFIN, UNEP FI developed a high-level road map to align financial flows with the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). This document builds from the messages expressed...Read more

Biodiversity Credit – An Effective Trade-off Mechanism

“Combined with the carbon credits the biodiversity credits mechanism can offer an effective win-win solution for socio-economic and environmental development” by Tulkin Radjabov, National Coordinator of the UNDP BIOFIN Project...Read more