To shift food-related finance to health-building, climate-smart and sustainable practices, investors and public sector decision-makers will need data. Decision-support data for finance that reduces harm and builds resilience, broadly, will need to qualify performance across multiple dimensions. Integrated metrics will be key to achieving an integrated and holistic investment transition. Article 6.8 of the ParisContinue reading “Article 6.8 of the Paris Agreement invites integrated data systems”
Category Archives: policy
Good Food System Transition: Repurposing agricultural support to promote fiscal resilience, human and planetary health
There are opportunities for institutional investors and policymakers to work together on the agenda of repurposing agricultural support and on agricultural policies. This can inform win-win policies that can better support human health, help stabilize the climate, as well as enhance businesses’ productivity and preserve the ecosystems on which food production depends.
WEF Davos 2023: Cooperative innovation to transform food systems finance
Published by GFFN Secretariat
The Good Food Finance Network Secretariat is composed of the convening core partner organizations’ dedicated team members, who share responsibility for coordinating the Network and its activities. The convening core partners are EAT, FAIRR, Food Systems for the Future, UNEP, and WBCSD.
CBD COP 15 Takeaways: Halting and reversing the loss of biodiversity by 2030
Published by GFFN Secretariat
The Good Food Finance Network Secretariat is comprised of the convening core partner organizations’ dedicated team members, who share responsibility for coordinating the Network and its activities. The convening core partners are EAT, FAIRR, Food Systems for the Future, UNEP, and WBCSD.
CBD COP15 Kunming-Montreal Global biodiversity framework: Draft decision submitted by the President
Conference of the parties to the convention on biological diversity, fifteenth meeting – part II. This document outlines a set of actions and targets to conserve and sustainably use the world’s biodiversity, including those related to food and agriculture.
Investing in sustainable food systems: A methodology and lessons learned from Africa
This briefing note presents a five-step methodology to stimulate sustainable investments in agri-food systems and outlines six lessons learned from its application – Africa focus
Integrity Matters: Net zero commitments by businesses, financial institutions, cities and regions
The report provides clarity in four key areas – environmental integrity, credibility, accountability and the role of governments. The 10 recommendations outlined in the report detail what non-state actors need to consider through each stage of their progress towards achieving net-zero ambitions and addressing the climate crisis.
Exploring Potential Benefits of Repurposing Agricultural Subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa
The results of the new modelling presented in the paper demonstrate a case for Africa’s policymakers to consider repurposing existing subsidies and even to increase the overall level of subsidies provided for nutrient-rich foods to improve health, and environmental and economic outcomes.
Address multicrisis by mainstreaming sustainable food finance
The 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly took place this month in the midst of a storm of converging crises, driven in part by skewed incentives in food, energy, and finance. Worsening climate disruption is reducing access to fresh water, threatening food supplies, and intensifying vulnerability across a diverse range of countries andContinue reading “Address multicrisis by mainstreaming sustainable food finance”
Bonn climate talks signal need for good food finance
Discussions at the 2022 Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB56) illustrate that climate-aligned food-related finance is becoming a priority for local communities, national governments, and international cooperation.