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Brazil: Roadmap to Sustainable Sovereign Bonds

This report underscores the systemic nature of the sustainability challenges facing Brazil’s sovereign bonds and sets out some practical ways of moving forward, which would build on positive steps within Brazil and growing investor demand, including issuing an innovative Deforestation-Linked-Sovereign Bond.

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Will Brazil’s Raízen IPO favour climate change over food systems – will the markets ignore the root issues?

The listing of approximately 8% of Raízen for R$ 7 billion (USD 1.4 billion) looks imminent, but how will sustainable investors view one of Brazil’s largest stock market listings to date? Raízen’s energy interests promote low emission ethanol as well as biogas and cogeneration. It looks like a one-way bet until you switch away from ‘climate lensing’. Should we be using arable land to grow biofuels? Should we be encouraging rising sugar consumption? From a food system viewpoint, the company doesn’t look so sweet.

John Willis, Planet Tracker’s Head of Research, talks to BBC World News about the findings of the Minderoo Foundation report ‘The Plastic Waste Makers Index’
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Single-use plastics – the cheap plastic goods we use once and then throw away – epitomise the plastics crisis. Today, single-use plastics account for over a third of plastics produced every year, with 98 per cent manufactured from fossil fuels.

Click here for the Plastic Waste Makers Index, published by Minderoo Foundation

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Planet Tracker wins Environmental Finance Award 2021

Our thought leadership paper on sustainable investing: Investors can scale sustainable aquaculture and reduce overfishing through green and blue bonds, based on two of our innovative papers, “Can blue bonds finance a fish stock recovery?” and “Bonds for Ponds: green bonds can assist aquafeeds transition”. has been named a winner of the Environmental Finance Sustainable Investment Awards 2021.

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Planet Tracker has been named as one of only four ‘Key Players to Watch’ in the category: ‘Nature Takes Root on the Balance Sheet’ in the latest GreenBiz State of Green Business 2021.

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Watch our recent webinars

Pollockonomics

François Mosnier and a panel of experts discuss the supply chain of one of the world’s most popular, sustainable and profitable fish species, walleye pollock, review the risks identified in our report, Pollockonomics, and discuss our recommendations for companies and investors.

Beyond the Brands

In this presentation, Planet Tracker’s Senior Financial Analyst, Catherine Tubb explores the publicly listed companies directly involved in the textile supply chain, with a focus on wet processing, and the investors behind them.

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EU Plastics and Chemicals Industries In Need of A Zero-Waste Transition

In this webinar Planet Tracker reviews the current state of the EU27 plastics industry and discusses with an panel of experts how the economic and environmental challenges it faces can be addressed.

Unwrapping Investor Risk

We hosted a discussion with a distinguished panel of experts on the challenges facing the Plastic Containers & Packaging sector and the possible approaches to achieve a transition to a more sustainable future.

Planet Tracker is a non-profit financial think tank. It was launched in 2018 by the Investor Watch Group whose founders, Mark Campanale and Nick Robins, created the Carbon Tracker Initiative.

The Need for Change

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Critical ecosystems

are dangerously close to collapse
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Financial markets

are failing to translate the true value of nature into valuation models
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Urgent need

for rapid integration of natural capital valuations into financial risk management in capital markets
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Mission

Planet Tracker aims to unlock, mobilize and redirect the transformative power of capital markets to deliver on sustainable development objectives.
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What we do

Planet Tracker’s research focuses on how changes in ecosystem values impact real versus projected returns on equity and sovereign investments.
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Planet Tracker creates reports and analyses to raise awareness of ‘values-at-risk’ to the financial community.