From the Ground Up: How Land Trusts and Conservancies are Providing Solutions to Climate Change
This Policy Focus Report presents a dozen case studies that demonstrate how land trusts, conservancies, and other nongovernmental civic organizations have meaningfully addressed climate change over the past several decades. These organizations are working to protect land, biodiversity, and historic resources in more than 100 countries on ...
ILCN e-Newsletter, September 2017
Expanding the Toolbox for Conservation, from Canada, to California, Chile and South Africa's Western Cape
Beyond the Source: The environmental, economic and community benefits of source water protection
This report by The Nature Conservancy analyzes 4,000 cities to demonstrate the health, climate and biodiversity benefits of source water protection.
Impact Investing in Sustainable Food and Agriculture across Asset Classes: Financing Resilient Value Chains through Total Portfolio Activation
This paper has a specific focus on impact investing in sustainable food and agriculture across asset classes. At a time when farmers, entrepreneurs and companies are increasingly rising to the growing demand for more transparent, organic and local food supply chains, investors have a critical role to play in financing stronger links local...
ILCN e-Newsletter, July 2017
Updates from Argentina, Romania, Panama, the IUCN, and the world of finance.
State of Private Investment in Conservation 2016: A Landscape Assessment of an Emerging Market
Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace
This report tracks the burgeoning field of “conservation investing” – a component of socially and environmentally conscious “impact investing.” 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 a...
Conservation Finance From Niche to Mainstream: The Building of an Institutional Asset Class
Credit Suisse et al.
A toolkit for substantially growing the investment that flows into the conservation sector, illustrated by a few concrete ideas that we deem to be scalable, repeatable, and investable.
ILCN e-Newsletter, May 2017
International Land Conservation Network
Announcing the ILCN's 2018 Global Congress, introducing the ELCN, World Environment Day, and more
Private Capital for Working Lands Conservation
The Conservation Finance Network
A new report from the Conservation Finance Network translates practitioner insight into a framework and common language to describe the way in which conservation finance markets materialize and mature.
ILCN e-Newsletter, March 2017
Updates from the ILCN team, new regulations in South Africa and Catalonia to advance private land conservation efforts, and more...
Report on the Workshop on Emerging Innovations in Conservation Finance
In September 2016, 63 conservation practitioners, private landowners, finance experts, and elected officials from eight counties, primarily in the Americas, gathered in Chile to build on and sharpen concepts that are making, or have the potential to make, a substantial impact on conservation finance in the Western Hemisphere and beyo...