Biodiversity offsets and the mitigation hierarchy: a review of current application in the banking sector
A study completed on behalf of the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme and the UNEP Finance Initiative by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLPView Publication
This study was jointly commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP), to explore the following themes:
● Familiarity and awareness among the financial sector of the biodiversity mitigation hierarchy and biodiversity offsets;
● Corporate policy approaches of banks in understanding and addressing biodiversity issues;
● Roles and responsibilities within banks on the management of biodiversity risks and opportunities; and
● The extent to which tools, resources and training are used in the management of biodiversity risks and opportunities.