The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) has announced its Secretariat will be hosted by the UK Green Finance Institute (GFI) and headed up by former World Bank adviser Tony Goldner.
Goldner has been appointed Executive Director of the Secretariat, which in addition to the GFI will also be supported by the UN’s Development and Environment Programmes.
Goldner was a Senior Advisor on global governance at the World Bank and is CEO of Lyceum Advisory Partners, which describes itself as helping corporate and public leaders with “the design of nation-building programs and the incubation of social impact investment initiatives”.
Mirroring the model of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, the TNFD was first announced in July last year and is tasked with developing a framework for companies and financial institutions to assess, manage and report on their dependencies and impacts on nature. The Taskforce is a…