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September 11, 2018

The latest edition of IETA Insights Greenhouse Gas Market Report shines a light on how Peru is leading the way on nested REDD+ projects

ENCOURAGING PRIVATE INVESTMENTS IN REDD+ IN THE POST-2020 PARIS AGREEMENT WORLD   While the world works out rules for international carbon markets under the Paris Agreement, many tropical forest countries are ploughing ahead with projects to preserve their forests and valuable ecosystems, with a view to counting these avoided emissions towards their nationally determined contributions. […]

March 22, 2018

Investing in life below the waves

This article was originally written for and published in Responsible Investor by David Barley, David is an Investment Director at Mirova-Althelia and is co-leading the launch of the Althelia Sustainable Ocean Fund. Last Saturday, viewers in America were treated to the final episode of the BBC’s awe inspiring Blue Planet II. Like us in the UK […]

May 31, 2017

The road to sustainable cattle ranching in Mato Grosso

Written by Edit Kiss, the Director of Business Development and Operations for Althelia, following her trip to Brazil for the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 General Assembly. Edit and several other members of the TFA2020 including Ecosphere+ and Althelia Climate Fund colleagues, went on a site visit to Novo Campo, a sustainable cattle ranching project in […]

May 10, 2017

Visit to a sustainable cattle ranching project in Brazil

Written by Kate Dillon Levin, our VP North American Sales and Marketing, following her trip to Brazil for the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 General Assembly. Kate and several other members of the TFA2020 including Ecosphere+ and Althelia Climate Fund colleagues, went on a site visit to Novo Campo, a sustainable cattle ranching project in the […]

November 9, 2016

Forest carbon projects: a stepping-stone to a lower carbon economy and a sustainable future

by Edit Kiss and Lisa Walker. In Paris governments agreed the ambitious goal of “holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels”. Meeting these climate change goals agreed between governments, however, necessitate a complete […]

October 25, 2016

Tambopata agroforestry programme visit, October 2016

By Sylvain Goupille, Founder and Managing Partner I had the chance of being invited to the second anniversary of Coopaser, the cooperative of cocoa farmers initiated by our partner, Aider. With the objective of having 4,000 hectares of fine and aromatic cocoa planted and processed around Puerto Maldonado (Madre de Dios, Peru), Coopaser is a […]

December 4, 2015

A Glimpse of Paradise

by Emma Knott. Recently,  Jill Shankleman and Emma Knott,  Althelia’s Environmental and Social Governance ‘Dynamic Duo’,  flew 6300miles across the Atlantic Ocean to Peru with the mission to check in on the environmental and social aspects of Althelia’s investment with CIMA in Cordillera Azul,  Peru.  Below are some of the more illuminating extracts from Emma’s […]

December 2, 2015

The REDD(+) elephant comes to Paris – a COP21 fable

By Christian Del Valle- founder and managing partner Nearly two centuries before Paris hosted COP 21, the City of Lights played host to a giraffe. Zarafa, a female Nubian giraffe, was presented as a gift from the sultan of Egypt to King Charles X in 1827, and made a home for herself in the Jardin […]

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