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Nature the most fundamental form of capital

26 August 2020 / WORDS BY Martijn Wilder AM

A new investment thematic – Natural capital – is emerging.  Natural capital can help pension and sovereign wealth funds meet their need for mandated returns, and satisfy their requirements to do so in a way that is not only less harmful, but has the potential to restore the environment.

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Inside Pollination: Beth Keddie on how transdisciplinary problem solving is the key to unlocking change (faster).


Beth Keddie joined Pollination in 2021 and was recently promoted to Managing Director. We sat down with Beth to discuss her journey to Pollination, how she’s driving change, and her priorities for the future.

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From Bonn to Baku: Positive Article 6 developments must be followed by action at COP29 

17 June 2024 / WORDS BY Maggie Comstock

Each year, countries convene in Bonn, Germany to hash out the technical elements of the Paris Agreement.  Pollination participated in the intersessional meetings with a particular focus on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. Pollination Director Maggie Comstock shares her key takeaways from the week’s discussions.

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Harnessing data for nature: how businesses can lead with natural capital accounting

25 May 2024 / WORDS BY Pollination

Drawing on expertise from various sectors, Pollination’s Head of Nature, Dr. Carter Ingram, recently co-led the development of a new peer-reviewed paper in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, exploring how businesses can leverage natural capital accounting to evaluate, manage, and report their impacts and dependencies on nature. We sat down with Carter to learn more about this growing body of work and how it will enable more informed nature-related business practices and investments.

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Building towards better: How the built environment sector can get started with nature

02 May 2024 / WORDS BY Sophie St John

It’s time for the built environment sector to seize the opportuities on offer as we mobilise to tackle the climate and nature crises.

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The 5 megatrends driving Asia’s climate and nature transition

17 April 2024 / WORDS BY Diego de Sartiges and Luke Fletcher

Here they are, the five megatrends driving action on climate and nature across Southeast Asia. How well are you and your company positioned when it comes to these megatrends and what are you currently doing about it?

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World Ocean Summit: we need a blue revolution.


It was fantastic to join the conversation at the World Ocean Summit in Lisbon last week and see governments, finance, corporations, NGOs, and academia come together to discuss the scaling of a sustainable blue economy. The conversation focused on how we can unlock the ocean’s potential to tackle the climate biodiversity crises by scaling investment while also building stakeholder trust.  

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