ILCN ELCN Earth Day Online Plenary
On the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day, the ILCN/ELCN Earth Day Plenary highlights the importance of leadership at all levels of society – from national, subnational, and local government to civic and grassroots initiatives – to protect natural and cultural resources for the benefit of present and future generations.
State of Biodiversity Mitigation 2017
Genevieve Bennett, Melissa Gallant, and Kerry ten Kate
This report shows how smart mitigation policies can leverage new financial resources and momentum in pursuit of “no net loss” of biodiversity, complementing traditional conservation strategies such as protected areas.
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.