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Increasing Focus on Biodiversity-Related Financial Risk Presents New Challenges and Opportunities in Energy and Infrastructure

In this article for Pratt’s Energy Law Report Vol. 22-2, Kirkland partners Alex FarmerJennie Morawetz, Sara Orr and Ruth Knox discuss biodiversity loss and the risks it poses to the energy and infrastructure sector, as well as recent steps taken by policymakers, investors and lenders to push companies to assess and mitigate those risks. They also examine recent developments from the UN Biodiversity Conference that appear likely to feed this push, and identify steps that energy and infrastructure companies can take to understand nature- and biodiversity-related risks and opportunities associated with their assets and operations.

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