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IFR interviews Natixis’ Karen Degouve on the bank’s measures to safeguard natural capital across its business

June 24, 2020

In an interview with IFR, Karen Degouve, Head of Sustainable Business Development at Natixis, discusses the “concrete, measurable and time-bound” measures set by the bank to reduce the impact of its corporate and investment banking, asset management and insurance businesses on the natural world, as the COVID-19 crisis pushes biodiversity higher up the ESG agenda.

Natixis has been working for two years on its biodiversity commitment and has made great progress through its Green Weighting Factor, which colour-codes financing activities and assesses their impact on the bank’s balance sheet.

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