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Biodiversity insights

Explore our events, podcasts and special reports published by our Chief Investment Office (CIO) with a focus on preserving biodiversity.

Biodiversity is in decline, threatening the ecosystems that sustain the world we live in and that make economic prosperity possible.

 

At Deutsche Bank, we recognise biodiversity loss is a key environmental concern with major economic implications. Our in-house experts and guest contributors regularly produce events and content designed to clarify the links between our financial future and our planet’s natural capital.

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Future Fundamentals Podcast

Nature as a solution: working with nature towards ocean conservation and coastal resilience

Callum Roberts, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Maldives Coral Institute and Professor of Marine Conservation at the University of Exeter, joins Markus Müller, Global Head of the Chief Investment Office at Deutsche Bank’s Private Bank, to discuss how nature-based solutions to environmental challenges could protect, sustain and restore some of the planet’s most threatened eco-systems.

Mar. 14, 2022


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Biodiversity

Natural leaders: 40 figures saving the world’s endangered species

The Earth’s biodiversity is vital to us all but it is now under increasing threat. Meet some of the scientists, business leaders and organisations who are taking action.

Jan. 21, 2022


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Experts Talk

Biodiversity loss: the next big threat to the planet and your portfolio

Claudio de Sanctis, Head of the International Private Bank and CEO EMEA, Deutsche Bank, was joined by a panel of leading experts at Frieze London 2021 to discuss how a reimagined economic system might arrest – and even reverse – biodiversity loss.

Dec. 10, 2021


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Event report and video

Natural Capital: protecting the ocean and land biodiversity that underpins our economy

Putting a monetary value on living things may seem problematic, but by failing to do so in the past we have hastened the destruction of the natural world. This was the key idea under discussion at this fascinating event, hosted by IPB Global Vice Chairman Salman Mahdi, at COP26 in Glasgow.

Dec. 09, 2021


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Expert Opinion

Biodiversity loss: a numbers game

Alongside climate change, biodiversity loss represents a huge threat to the global economy. Markus Müller, Global Head of the Chief Investment Office at Deutsche Bank’s International Private Bank, explains why its effects could be felt sooner than we expect.

Sep. 29, 2021


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CIO Special

Biodiversity loss: recognising economic and climate threats

Our latest CIO Special looks at the importance of biodiversity and presents the results from our survey of investor attitudes towards environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing.

May. 18, 2021


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Interview

Jörg Eigendorf on incentivising sustainability

Jörg Eigendorf, Head of Corporate Communications, Social Responsibility and Sustainability at Deutsche Bank, talks about the unique role banks can play to incentivise sustainable investment and consumption.

Dec. 23, 2020


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Future Fundamentals Podcast

Biodiversity loss: how many extinctions add up to economic collapse?

Acclaimed marine biologist and coral expert Kristen Marhaver joins Markus Müller, head of the Chief Investment Office at Deutsche Bank's International Private Bank, for the first episode of our Future Fundamentals podcast, designed to explore the long-term investing implications of today's key issues.

Dec. 18, 2020


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Event report and video

Wealth with Responsibility: Healing and Preserving Our Oceans

The sea is in peril but hope remains. This was the overarching message at a virtual event held on Tuesday November 10 that brought together leading thinkers in ocean conservation and the blue economy.

Nov. 13, 2020


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