The Dasgupta Review on biodiversity is unprecedented in its scope and approach. Philippa Kelly, from the ICAEW, spoke with Thomas Viegas, economic advisor to the Review about the implications for the finance sector.
In 2019 the UK government commissioned the world’s first major review into the effect of declining biodiversity on the world’s economies.
“In a nutshell, the review makes clear that humanity's engagement with the natural world has been endangering our economies, our livelihoods and our well being for decades,” says Thomas Viegas, who talked to Philippa Kelly, Director, Technical Strategy Group at ICAEW about the review and its recommendations, and what it means for the financial sector.
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