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The BIOFIN Workbook: A Tool to Mobilize Financial Resources for Biodiversity and Development

The goal of the BIOFIN (The Biodiversity Finance Initiative) Workbook is to enable partner countries to transform the trajectory of biodiversity, finance and development, and to chart a pathway to a sustainable future.


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Author(s): BIOFIN (UNDP)
Tuesday, Oct 14 2014
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Integrated Governance: A New Model of Governance for Sustainability

The focus of this report is to identify corporate governance practices that could promote a durable culture of sustainability within corporations. As companies increasingly recognize the need to develop a sustainable strategy, where sustainability issues are integrated into the core of the business model, a respective need is created for a governance model that is able to supervise the formulation and execution of such a strategy.


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Author(s): UNEP FI
Sunday, Jun 15 2014
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Conservation Finance Moving beyond donor funding toward an investor-driven approach

This report shows existing unexploited private sector investment opportunities to increase conservation finance and deliver maximum conservation impacts while, at the same time, generating returns for investors. In order to develop appropriate financing structures and ensure that private sector conservation finance results in measurable conservation outcomes, financial institutions and non-governmental organizations must experiment and define their respective roles and approaches.


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Author(s): Credit Suisse AG, World Wildlife Fund, Inc. & McKinsey & Company
Wednesday, Jan 15 2014
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Social Impact Bonds: Using Impact Investment to Expand Effective Social Programs

This article focuses on how impact investors in SIBs can help drive improved performance in the U.S. social sector while providing growth capital to effective nonprofit or social enterprises.


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Author(s): Luther Ragin, Jr. e Tracy Palandjian
Tuesday, Apr 16 2013
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Reshaping contracts for quality natural resource investments

Investment contracts are agreements between an investor and a host state that set the terms of an investment project. Together with applicable national and international law, these contracts define the way risks, costs and benefits are distributed.


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Author(s): IIED
Saturday, Mar 09 2013
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The Conservation Investment Landscape

This presentation represent work done for two large US-based foundations seeking to invest in sustainable natural resource investment opportunities aligned with their programmatic objectives. The presentation focuses on representative land and freshwater conservation opportunities.


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Author(s): Imprint Capital Advisors
Friday, Mar 1st 2013
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To No Net Loss and Beyond: An Overview of the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme

This document aims to help those wishing to consider and develop best practices related to the mitigation hierarchy.


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Author(s): Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Saturday, Jan 26 2013
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A New Angle on Sovereign Credit Risk

This report addresses how and why natural resource and environmental risks are becoming financially material for sovereign credit risk, not just in the medium term, but even in the short run. The E-RISC methodology focuses on the development of metrics and methods for quantifying natural resource and environmental risks so they can be incorporated into sovereign credit risk assessments.


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Author(s): UNEP Finance Initiative & Global Footprint Network
Monday, Dec 3 2012
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Accion’s Frontier Investments Group: Drive Efficiency Through Centralization

This paper delivers a new impact measurement program that seeks to increase centralization and take a data-driven approach to portfolio management in order to expand financial inclusion.


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Author(s): Global Impact Investing Network
Thursday, Oct 25 2012
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Expanding Financing for Biodiversity Conservation: Experiences from Latin America and the Caribbean

This publication signals that conservation can build on the success of experienced institutions and programs to seek the public-private partnerships necessary to mobilize more funding and citizen action for biodiversity conservation. The experiences reviewed recognize the role of civil society and private sector.


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Author(s): The World Bank
Friday, Oct 19 2012
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The Little Forest Finance Book: 14 catalysts to scale up forest-friendly finance

The Little Forest Finance Book’s overarching aim is to catalyse an increase in the finance flowing towards forest-friendly development. It is a reference for decision makers and project stakeholders within governments, NGOs, the private sector, and forest communities who want to understand where forest finance can be raised, how it can best be managed, and the types of activities that it enables.


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Author(s): Nick Oakes, Matt Leggett, Matthew Cranford and Harry Vickers
Thursday, Oct 18 2012
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Catalysing Ocean Finance

This publication argues that, far from being an intractable problem, sustainable ocean management could become a successful legacy of today’s generation of decision-makers. It shows how the challenges facing the ocean stem from widely understood market and policy failures.


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Author(s): UNDP and GEF
Sunday, Sep 09 2012
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International Guidebook of Environmental Finance Tools

The Guidebook provides guidance on developing and implementing the most commonly used, widely applicable, and potentially high-impact environmental finance tools. It aims to define and analyse the primary tools that are already in use and that can be applied globally to advance sustainable development.


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Author(s): United Nations Development Programme
Wednesday, Aug 22 2012
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Compensating for damage to biodiversity: an international benchmarking study

The study provides an inventory of the implementation of offsets in many countries, providing knowledge of the offsetting system and identifying best practices which may be applied in France.


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Author(s): Delphine Morandeau and Delphine Vilaysack
Wednesday, Aug 08 2012
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Accelerating Impact : Achievements, Challenges and What’s Next in Building the Impact Investing Industry

The report examines the evolution of Impact Investing over the past four years as well as its current status, reflecting that the field has moved decisively from a phase of “uncoordinated innovation” to one of sustained “marketplace-building.”


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Author(s): E.T. Jackson and Associates Ltd.
Sunday, Jul 15 2012
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