In 2019 the world’s largest banks invested more than USD 2.6 trillion (equivalent to Canada’s GDP) in sectors governments and scientists agree are the primary drivers of biodiversity destruction.

The financial sector is bankrolling the mass extinction crisis, while undermining human rights and indigenous sovereignty.

Loans and underwriting by banks linked to direct and indirect biodiversity impact risks 2019, (million USD)

percentage of finance at risk of biodiversity impacts compared to total assets 2019, (million USD)

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To prevent extinction, banks have to stop funding it.