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BMO Sustainability Leaders podcast on biodiversity and economic development


New on BMO’s Sustainability Leaders podcast, a discussion about biodiversity, and how it’s being lost at a rate unprecedented in human history. Guest Kai Chan, Professor from the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia talks about the implications for businesses – both in terms of their impacts on biodiversity, and their dependence on it.

We also hear from Katie Leach from the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Center and Chris Hart, from Global Canopy. Katie and Chris discuss ENCORE, a tool that helps businesses and financial institutions understand their own dependencies on nature and how to look at natural capital risks.

Check out the podcast here.

Get a fresh perspective from our Sustainability Leaders Podcast

BMO’s Sustainability Leaders podcast series is an ongoing destination for news and views on all things sustainability. Host Michael Torrance (BMO’s Chief Sustainability Officer), along with his colleagues Manju Seal and David Sneyd, introduces listeners to innovative minds and diverse perspectives that are pushing the boundaries in sustainability good practice. With topics ranging from climate change to sustainable finance and green bonds to human rights, the podcast explores the world of corporate sustainability through interviews with corporate practitioners, investors, scholars, and the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) community.



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