Conservation

Sustainable Signals: Asset Owners Embrace Sustainability. Morgan Stanley, July 2018.

Sustainable investing has gone from a niche investment idea to attracting enough
capital to start having an impact on global challenges at a meaningful scale.
Globally, more than $22.8 trillion are invested sustainably, representing more than
$1 in every $4 under professional management.

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Case Study: Can A Water Fund Bring New Dollars for Watershed Restoration? Open Space Institute, June 2018.

The Delaware River Watershed Initiative, an ambitious effort to protect water quality for 15 million people, comes with equally ambitious funding needs. In the Brandywine-Christina watershed, one of the eight focus areas, a partnership of conservation organizations, public, and private utilities are seeking to build on a few million dollars in foundation support by establishing a $1.5 — $10 million revolving local water fund to catalyze upstream restoration work.

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Capitalising Conservation: HOW CONSERVATION ORGANISATIONS CAN ENGAGE WITH INVESTORS TO MOBILISE CAPITAL. Clarmondial, November 2017.

Clarmondial and the WWF Landscape Finance Lab have produced “Capitalising Conservation”, a new report exploring how conservation organisations and their partners can mobilise private investment in conservation. The report provides a framework to guide the identification, structuring and execution of investments in conservation.

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Private Capital for Working Lands Conservation. The Conservation Finance Network, April 2017.

The purpose of this new report from Conservation Finance Network is to showcase how environ­mental markets do not emerge in a fully functional state but are built incrementally. It also shows how public, private and philanthropic groups each have unique roles to play in con­tributing to this market development over time.

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State of Private Investment in Conservation 2016. Forest Trends, January 2017.

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.

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New ecosystem-wide mitigation and conservation banks are enabling large scale preservation and restoration of habitats and species. This innovative approach to private sector conservation aligns environmental, energy and impact investment interests to drive social and financial outcomes. i2 Capital is the principal sponsor of The Upper Green River Conservancy™, the nation’s first Co-Op Conservation Bank™, based in Wyoming.

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Innovative pay for success models are enabling new scaled conservation initiatives. i2 Capital is sponsoring the Revolving Water Fund to implement upstream farm-based clean water interventions that benefit municipal water users across the Brandywine Christina watershed in northern Delaware and Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Advances in education platforms, delivery methods and measurement methodologies have the potential to dramatically improve student outcomes. i2 Capital is sponsoring a finance vehicle to accelerate the most promising outcome-focused solutions and enhance the education innovation ecosystem.

Renewable energy development is one of the most compelling and urgent social impact initiatives in the world today. i2 Capital is supporting multi-use land conservation and clean energy development that maximizes natural resource values on large scale agricultural and ecologically sensitive lands.