EU Finance@Biodiversity Community (2017 – )

European Commission, DG Environment

The European Commission started the EU Finance@Biodiversity Community to integrate biodiversity, the basis of all life, into investment decisions of financial institutions. In the F@B Community several participants will share their experiences on their activities and investment strategies regarding ecosystems and biodiversity issues. As well as developments around, the F@B Community builds upon experiences from the previous Dutch CoP Financial Institutions & Natural Capital which was also facilitated by NextGreen.


ABN AMRO, Achmea Investment Managemenst, Actiam, Affirmative IM, ASN Bank, AXA Investment Managers, Bank of Ireland, Bankinter, CDC Biodiversité, Conservation Capital, EIB, Finance in Motion, FMO, GLS Bank, ING, INOCAP, Mirova, Piraeus Bank, Rabobank and SCOR. Carbon Disclosure Standards Board, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Natural Capital Coalition, Natural Capital Finance Alliance, UNEP FI, VBDO.


To support the transition towards a sustainable financial sector by:

  • Sharing experiences and promoting best practices;
  • Deepening in three working groups: Biodiversity Accounting, Positive Biodiversity Impact and Ambition & Responsibility
  • Connecting to other developments and initiatives regarding green finance

Role and activities NextGreen

Supporting EU Platform Business@Biodiversity | Leading workstream Finance | Facilitating F@B Community | Guiding working group
Together with ICF International