Topic: Finance

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The Perennial Fund: Accelerating a Regenerative and Organic Agricultural Revolution

The Perennial Fund works with farmers on the ground to help them expand their organic acreage by providing flexible capital, a carbon farm and business plan, and access to premium crop and carbon markets. By using a systemic approach of connecting capital, know-how and markets, we've built a readily scalable skin-in-the-game approach based upon the barriers to entry farmers face and ecological principles.
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The Mississippi River Environmental Impact Bond Challenge

"Through this 4th EIB Challenge, we will select 2 cities along the Mississippi River to issue the next Environmental Impact Bonds (EIBs). If you are a representative of a city agency, utility, water authority, or sewer authority, we want to work with you, and encourage you to read through our materials and consider submitting a proposal."
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Can Banks Embrace Natural Capital?

Climate is no longer the only risk in town: thanks to a loud call from the scientific community, nature has finally been given a seat at the table with finance ministers, regulators and central bank governors.
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It's Time to Revisit Carbon Markets

Carbon markets, particularly offsets, are shaking off their past and becoming a vital instrument for reaching CO 2 reduction goals, protecting and conserving biodiversity at scale, as well as meeting many of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. They need to succeed.
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The Conservation Fund Successfully Closes Debut $150 Million Green Bond

The Conservation Fund announced the closing of a first-of-its-kind offer of ten-year green bonds totaling $150 million. Proceeds from the bonds will be used to increase the scale of the Fund's "Working Forest Fund®," dedicated to mitigating climate change, strengthening rural economies and protecting natural ecosystems through the permanent conservation of at-risk working forests.
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Investment Advisors Weigh In on Barriers to Conservation in Portfolios

This two-part article series explores the challenges of and opportunities for incorporating conservation finance into traditional investment portfolios. In Part 1, various current and former investment advisors with deep knowledge of impact finance discuss the challenges of integrating conservation investments into traditional investment portfolios.