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”
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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.
World Economic Forum Global Risk Report 2023
Read more The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2023 explores global risk trends over the next decade. Climate and environmental risks are the core focus of global risks perceptions – and are the risks for which we are seen to be the least prepared. In relation to the food and agriculture space, land-use changeContinue reading “World Economic Forum Global Risk Report 2023”
GFFN addressing the finance gap during COP27: Now analyzed in UNEP’s newest State of Finance for Nature Report
The Good Food Finance Network is working to mobilize public and private financial actors to address the financing gap covered in UN Environment Programme’s 2022 State of Finance for Nature Report.
Leading financial institutions announce ambitious targets in the food sector ahead of COP27
Targets set by public and private sector finance and business leaders in the Good Food Finance Network’s (GFFN) High Ambition Group mark the beginning of a journey aimed to raise the level of ambition in tackling the world’s most pressing challenges, bringing food systems further up on the sustainable finance agenda.
Finance leaders publish new generation of ‘high ambition’ targets for the sustainable food transition
UN-supported group urges wider finance sector to ‘supersize its ambition’ (Geneva, 27/10/22) The Good Food Finance Network’s High Ambition Group, a group of 11 influential institutions in food and finance, today unveiled a first tranche of environmental and social impact targets covering over US$108 billion of existing assets. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) praised the targets and called onContinue reading “Finance leaders publish new generation of ‘high ambition’ targets for the sustainable food transition”
Trade and Development Report 2022 UNCTAD
UNCTAD The report warns that monetary and fiscal policy moves in advanced economies risk pushing the world towards global recession and prolonged stagnation, inflicting worse damage than the financial crisis in 2008 and the COVID-19 shock in 2020.
Bringing good food finance on the Climate Agenda at Climate Week NYC
A year after the launch of the Good Food Finance Network (GFFN), the GFFN principals and co-chairs met businesses and investors during Climate Week NYC 2022 to demonstrate the progress made and invite them to join the network to unlock finance for sustainable and climate-resilient food systems. “Financial institutions, be it asset managers, commercial banksContinue reading “Bringing good food finance on the Climate Agenda at Climate Week NYC”
Change in livestock could feed a billion people, study finds
Food system by-products up cycled in livestock and aquaculture feeds can increase global food supply
Good Food Finance Network proposes co-investment platform to tackle global food security challenges
During the Good Food Finance Week, the GFFN proposed a Co-Investment platform to tackle global food security challenges and announced Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and Wiebe Draijer, CEO of Rabobank as GFFN Co-Chairs. They will provide strategic guidance and serve as high-level leaders representing public, private, and multilateral sectors.