New Green Shoots 2024: Latest trends and innovations in nature finance

The webinar will introduce you to the emerging trends in nature finance from the past year, and highlight a few innovative products and mechanisms with high potential to scale the market.

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 Languages: English
Date: 30 January 2024
Sessions: 1 session
Commitment: 90 min


With nature and biodiversity declining at an unprecedented rate, and developments such as the adoption of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) and the launch of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) framework, nature topics have been attracting an increasing level of attention by the financial sector.

Thanks to this, innovations with the ultimate goal of halting and reversing biodiversity loss have been taking place in nature finance. Since 2022, the annual New Green Shoots webinar has been kicking off the new year with a review of the latest innovative nature finance products that have come onto the market. This year, without exception, the webinar will introduce you to the emerging trends in nature finance from the past year, and highlight a few innovative products and mechanisms with high potential to scale the

Webinar agenda

Length of the presentation  Presentation Presenter
2:00 – 2:05 Opening and introduction Jessica Smith, Co-Head of Nature at UNEP FI
2:05 – 2:10 Emerging trends and introduction of the speakers Jessica Smith, Co-Head of Nature at UNEP FI
2:10 – 2:25 Presentation: Towards Building a Capital Continuum for Nature-Positive Investments Diana Denke, CEO at Fair Carbon
2:25 – 3:05 Innovations in the nature market
  • Ruth Murray, Investment Director,
    Sustainable Infrastructure at Gresham House
  • Fabian Huwyler, Founder and Managing
    Partner at Posaidon
  • Isabelle Combarel, Deputy Director at SWEN
  • Capital Partners
    Alexander Wiese on Fiji Sovereign Bond
3:05 – 3:15 Q&A and closing

Contact

In case of questions, please contact:

● Jessica Smith, UNEP FI, jessica.smith@un.org
● Natacha Boric, Finance for Biodiversity Foundation,  natacha.boric@financeforbiodiversity.org
● Bethany Davies, PRI, bethany.davies@unpri.org

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