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Nature-Based Solutions to Physical Risks in Agriculture

Nature-Based Solutions to Physical Risks in Agriculture

The Bottom Line Nature-based solutions are initiatives that focus on ecosystem health as a means of protecting human communities, industries, or resources. For example, an agricultural region might choose to invest in forest and wetland conservation to protect against...

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AQUAOSO Featured In Western FarmPress

AQUAOSO Featured In Western FarmPress

NEWS CLIPPING For Immediate Release   April 29, 2021 -- AQUAOSO was recently featured in the agricultural publication Western FarmPress in an article titled, "Investors, lenders have tools to measure water risk." AQUAOSO CEO and Founder Chris Peacock as well as...

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4 Types of Transition Risk – Water and ESG Reporting

4 Types of Transition Risk – Water and ESG Reporting

Much of the conversation around climate change focuses on environmental impacts, such as rising temperatures and extreme weather events. A big part of climate risk, however, involves transition risk – or the risk that results from changing policies, practices, and...

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ESG Data Collection for Agricultural Finance with GIS

ESG Data Collection for Agricultural Finance with GIS

ESG reporting is quickly becoming an expectation and will soon be a legal requirement in many sectors, including agricultural finance.    As these reporting needs become more complex, financial institutions and other ag professionals with a comprehensive approach...

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Protecting Against Stranded Assets Due To Water Risk

Protecting Against Stranded Assets Due To Water Risk

The Stranded Assets Programme at the University of Oxford describes stranded assets as those that have “suffered from unanticipated or premature write-downs, devaluations or conversion to liabilities,” usually due to external forces such as environmental issues,...

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Social Capital and Its Role in ESG Risk Mitigation

Social Capital and Its Role in ESG Risk Mitigation

Social capital can be one of the most difficult ESG metrics to measure. According to the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, the “S” in ESG covers a range of different factors, including “human rights; labour issues; workplace health & safety; and...

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Financial Capital and Its Role in ESG Risk Mitigation

Financial Capital and Its Role in ESG Risk Mitigation

For the past several centuries, financial capital has been the dominant form of capital in modern societies. It’s what individuals use to make an investment or purchase a home, and it’s how businesses develop a capital structure to generate revenue and maximize...

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