Topic: Finance

Finance Articles

External News

City of Buffalo to Launch the Largest Environmental Impact Bond

Mayor Byron W. Brown announced during his 14th State of the City address that Buffalo will launch the largest environmental impact bond in the country at $30 million. The funds from this investment will allow the City of Buffalo and Buffalo Sewer Authority to capitalize on the Rain Check Buffalo program.
External News

Ecosystem Investment Partners Closes Fourth Conservation Fund at $455 Million

Private equity firm Ecosystem Investment Partners has been helping investors profit off of ecological restoration and conservation projects since 2007. EIP has raised nearly $1 billion from investors through three institutional funds, including $454.5 million for its latest fund, Ecosystem Investment Partners IV.
Commentary

Fervidly Facilitating Financial Feats

"It didn't surprise me that interest in last month's Chesapeake Conservation Finance Intensive course was robust. The event brought together land trust staff and partners from across the watershed with a faculty of national and regional experts to discuss forest carbon offsets, revolving water funds, voluntary surcharges, state revolving funds, pay-for-success outcomes-based contracting and financing and more."
External News

Mirova: A Natural Approach to Investment

Mirova's Natural Capital Platform is looking to generate attractive returns and positive impact from investments in sustainable agriculture, fisheries and conservation. CEO Philippe Zaouati spoke to Environmental Finance.
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Call for Proposals Open for CFA Incubator Until January 31

Are you a conservation finance entrepreneur? Do you have an idea that can leverage the power of finance for conservation? The Conservation Finance Alliance (CFA) Incubator seeks to identify, support and promote innovative ideas and solutions to conservation finance challenges that have significant positive conservation impacts.