A new tool for nature-based investments

Short animation explaining a new investor framework specifically for understanding the risks and returns of nature-based investments.

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Published 16 September 2022 Updated 15 September 2023 2 minute watch

A new tool for nature-based investments

— Short animation explaining a new investor framework specifically for understanding the risks and returns of nature-based investments.

Many investors are looking to decarbonize their portfolio to help meet net zero targets. Nature-based solutions can help to protect and restore ecosystems and address societal challenges, boosting biodiversity and increasing well-being in local communities.

When it comes to assessing risks and returns, traditional investment approaches make a solid foundation. But they only take you so far, and conventional forest-based approaches have their limitations too, by narrowly defining the type of return on investment.

This tool explains to investors how to apply a traditional investment approach and explores which attributes of forest-based approaches can be considered too, unpacking risks and returns across environmental, social, and governance attributes, including wildlife, the changing climate and wider societal benefits.

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