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IISD: Is a Gigaton of Emission Reductions from Forests Possible by 2025?

Achieving the full mitigation and biodiversity potential of forests suffers from a “chicken and egg” problem. On the one hand, companies, enterprises and business corporations need confidence in the supply of high-integrity REDD+ credits will be available at scale. On the other, forest country governments need a signal that sufficient international funding will materialize to […]

FT IN THE NEWS Climate Forests

Modern Diplomacy: Public-private partnerships could play key role in combatting deforestation

As environmental leaders and change makers meet virtually for the Fifth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)  in February 2021, the issue of deforestation has been central to their discussions.

FT IN THE NEWS Climate Forests

World Economic Forum: Could 2021 be a turning point for forests and climate change?

A coalition of private and public sector partners have launched the Green Gigaton Challenge, which aims to mobilize funds to achieve its target of one gigaton of high-quality emissions reductions, per year, by 2025.

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GreenBiz: The state of private investment in conservation

Economists and businesses traditionally have viewed most natural resources as raw material inputs. To have ultimate value, these resources generally need to be processed, developed or otherwise modified. Recent years have seen investors asserting that the conservation of these resources has demonstrable financial value as well.

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Climate Action:

Between 2004 and 2015, the private sector channeled $8.2 billion into investments seeking environmental benefits – as well as financial returns –with the majority of investments taking place after 2013, according to new report.

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Forbes: Forbes

Here’s important news for green companies looking for funding: Conservation investors are hungry for investments that fit their interests. But they feel there aren’t enough that make the grade.

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Environmental Finance (subscription): Conservation finance ‘sees $8.2bn of private capital’

The private sector has committed $8.2 billion of capital into conservation investments between 2004 and 2015, a report has found, with “dramatic growth” coming in the last two years.

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Mongabay: Private capital investments in conservation have taken off since 2013

Over the past decade, banks, fund managers, and others funneled more than $8 billion into investments aimed at delivering measurable environmental benefits as much as financial returns, according to a new report prepared by the NGO Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace initiative.

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BusinessGreen: Private funding for conservation projects soars 62 per cent in two years

Conservation-related projects are enjoying a surge of popularity among private investors, according to a report released yesterday which reveals private capital invested in projects that deliver environmental…


4-Traders.com: JPMorgan Chase Private Investment in Conservation Reaches $8.2 Billion

The private sector channeled $8.2 billion (B) of private capital into investments that seek measurable environmental benefits – in addition to financial returns – between 2004 and 2015 according to a report released today by Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace.