UP FOR DEBATE:
Conservation finance is an undeveloped investment opportunity that offers the potential to conserve some of the world's vital ecosystems while also providing a financial return.
Partner and Co-founder EKO Asset Management Partners
Conservation financing is difficult because we don’t place financial values on most of nature.
Partner and Director of Research, Policy, and New Markets Ecosystem Investment Partners
Mitigation bank credits are a proven way to invest in environmental conservation efforts.
President The Freshwater Trust
We need new tools to help speed up and improve the quality of our conservation efforts.
Senior Advisor Coady Diemar Partners
There is renewed hope that conservation financing will finally take off.
Susan Phinney Silver
Program-Related Investment (PRI) Program Manager David and Lucile Packard Foundation
It is important to help impact investors understand the scope and opportunity of conservation financing.
Co-founder and Managing Director Imprint Capital
The government plays an important role in creating an environment that is conducive to conservation financing.