Sonya Likhtman, Will Lockhart, Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Stephen Polasky, Gemma James.
Plenary session 10: CBD COP15: what does the Global Biodiversity Framework mean for investors? Speakers: Sonya Likhtman, Engagement and Stewardship, EOS at Federated Hermes Will Lockhart, Joint Head of International Environment Negotiations, UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, President, Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT) Stephen Polasky, Professor, University of Minnesota Moderator: Gemma James, Senior Lead, Environmental Issues, PRI Biodiversity and ecosystem loss is a systemic risk. The Global Biodiversity Framework will be agreed at the Convention on Biological Diversity Conference of Parties (CBD COP15) in Kunming, China. The framework will set global biodiversity goals and targets for governments and society to take action with the vision of living in harmony with nature by 2050. This session will discuss the actions investors can take to contribute to the goals.