The Twin Crises of Climate Change and Nature Loss


Panel discussion Plenary - Theatre

It’s easy to overlook that nature is one of our most valuable assets, generating USD$44 trillion in economic value annually – more than 50% of global GDP. With 75% of land now degraded and a record one million species under threat, businesses must delve deep to if they are to mitigate the twin crises posed by biodiversity and climate change. This session will highlight the dangers ahead, discuss considerations for all financial organisations, and give practical guidance on key areas to de-risk.

Helen Avery, Head of Nature Program, Green Finance Institute
Maria Lettini, Executive Director, FAIRR Initiative
Reto Schnarwiler, Head Group Sustainability, Swiss Re
CHAIR: Ray Dhirani, Head of Sustainable Finance and Green Economy, WWF

Head of Nature Programmes & Editorial Consultant
Green Finance Institute
Executive Director
FAIRR Intiative
Head of Sustainable Finance and Green Economy
Head of Group Sustainability
Swiss Re