25 September 2020 | 1 min. readingtime
a.s.r. has signed the Finance Biodiversity Pledge. With this initiative, a group of financial institutions is supporting various actions to reverse nature loss as much as possible in this decade. Biodiversity is an issue that is mostly relevant for a.s.r. in the investments made by Portfolio Management and Property. The Pledge has also been signed in the Netherlands by ASN Bank, Rabobank, Robeco and Triodos Bank, among others.
An initiative of a group of European financial institutions, the Finance Biodiversity Pledge will be launched at the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September. The signatories call on world leaders to make a global commitment to reverse nature loss in this decade.
Together with this group of frontrunners, a.s.r. has reached numerous agreements to support our planet’s biodiversity and prevent nature loss. In addition to mutual cooperation and knowledge sharing, this includes drawing up criteria for the Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) policy, determining the impact of the financial activities and investments on biodiversity, setting targets and reporting on all this every year.
Click this link for more information on the Finance Biodiversity Pledge.