Press Release: New Guide Helps Financial Institutions to Address Deforestation Due Diligence Ahead of Biodiversity COP16

July 2, 2024

Berlin/Göteborg, 02/07/2024: Just three months ahead of the UN Biodiversity Conference COP16 taking place in Cali, Colombia, a new practical guide will make it easier for financial institutions to exercise deforestation due diligence. Containing clear guidelines and a practical step-by-step approach, the guide helps FIs to make deforestation-related data actionable and due diligence more efficient. The practical guide has been elaborated in a unique collaboration of Andra AP-fonden (AP2), a sustainability-oriented Pension Fund from Sweden, Climate & Company, Germany’s leading Sustainable Finance Think Tank and supported by data-pioneer Global Canopy over the past year.