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#TheRaceIsOn: Transformative Action for Nature & People

September 22, 2021 |

Leaders’ Pledge for Nature core governments and non-state actor partners including the Capitals Coalition have developed the shared campaign #TheRaceIsOn to drive action and ambition across government, business and society and elevate nature and issues of nature and biodiversity loss ahead of the COPs in 2021 and beyond into a decade of delivery.

On September 22nd countries from the Leaders Pledge for Nature, along with #TheRaceisOn partners hosted an event ‘Transformative Action for Nature & Peopleat the United Nations General Assembly.

The event saw a striking $5 billion pledge from nine organisations – the biggest-ever philanthropic commitment to nature conservation. 

It also included an announcement from Finance for Biodiversity Pledge that 75 financial institutions from around the globe – worth a collective 12 trillion euros in assets – will commit to protecting and restoring biodiversity through their finance activities and investments.

World leaders showcased actions for nature and people and reaffirmed their commitment to reversing biodiversity loss by 2030.

You can watch the full event below.

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