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The sovereign debt restructuring facility seems capable of solving numerous challenges simultaneously but has some way to go before it becomes an easily replicable way of protecting natural capital.
Christof Kutscher has stepped down from the role and Berg will move up from his position as chief investment officer for the firm’s nature based carbon strategy.
Dutch insurer ASR has committed €10m to the Article 9 fund, which links 100% of its carried interest to the achievement of impact goals.
The final figure is yet to be rubberstamped but a 5% allocation would represent £1.2bn and the pension needs to deploy at least 2% of AUM into natural capital ‘to make it worthwhile’.
A carbon credit with inherently questionable value is no good for the climate or the sector but it’s also no good to throw the baby out with the bathwater.
All eyes are on Montreal as COP15 looks to deliver an international commitment on biodiversity retention and restoration that can replicate the impact of the Paris Climate Accords.
Essex Pension Fund becomes the first LP to commit to Stafford’s first timberland fund which has carbon credit revenue built into its returns profile.
Boston Consulting Group predicts that an 11% market share for alt-proteins by 2035 would be ‘equal to decarbonizing 95% of the aviation industry.’
Charlotte Kaiser joins BTG’s Timberland Investment Group alongside new director of policy and external affairs Caitlin Clarke. Both arrive from The Nature Conservancy.
The explosion of interest in biodiversity since 2020 from corporates and investors through to governments and industry bodies has been huge. Can the summit capture a moment that is two years in the making?