Attracting private investments for Sustainable Landscapes
Posted on 14 March 2022
IDH and WWF have joined forces to support project organizers in identifying and enabling investment opportunities in support of sustainable landscape goals.
To attract private finance in support of sustainable landscapes – delivering on production, protection, and inclusion – there is an important role for project organizers to support project developers in getting investable landscape projects off the ground. Combing expertise and experience, IDH and WWF have developed a new guide to help organizers in identifying and enabling investment opportunities in support of sustainable landscape goals.
While there are many project organizers and sponsors out there, they lack a uniform approach to helping the development of sustainable landscape finance opportunities, often losing time and energy preparing projects that end up not meeting (impact) investor expectations. To help close this gap, the new guide developed by IDH and WWF provides guidance and a framework for designing landscape finance projects and investment proposals that consider the needs of investors, especially when these projects are still in an early stage of development.
The guide focuses on:
designing investments in landscape finance projects where investment opportunities in companies or projects have (the potential for) a bankable business case
projects that are driven by committed project developers
projects that support biodiversity, sustainable land management, and climate change adaptation and/or mitigation.
Launch Webinar - April 6, 2022, 12.00-13.00 CET
To officially launch the toolkit, IDH and WWF are hosting a webinar that will bring together professionals and experts in conservation and development organizations in landscape finance, who wish to take their investment readiness to the next level. Hear about the experiences from our project organizers and projects and how you can accelerate investment flows in support of sustainable landscapes.