July 10, 2020

Ecological Civilization: Forecasting the 2020 Biodiversity Conference

Did you know? Forests are home to over 80% of all terrestrial species of animals and plants. They are also an important source for new medicine: Some 70% of cancer drugs are drawn from natural sources – an important resource threatened by deforestation.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and its focus on climate action, ISS ESG Analyst Ivan Gjoshevski analyzes why important goals such as the 2050 Vision for Biodiversity are unlikely to be met without strengthened support from institutional investors.


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