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September 13, 2018

Financing the Sustainable Development Goals: Impact Investing in Action report

    The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has published a new report, Financing the Sustainable Development Goals: Impact Investing in Action, that reiterates the need for impact investors to raise and direct new capital to help meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. With an estimated $5-7 trillion needed annually to achieve […]

September 12, 2018

Mirova Natural Capital Limited announces the first close of the Althelia Sustainable Ocean Fund for impactful investment in our oceans

  PRESS RELEASE: September 10, 2018 London, U.K.  –Mirova Natural Capital Limited, majority-owned by responsible investment manager Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, today announces the first close of the Althelia Sustainable Ocean Fund (“SOF”), a new investment fund dedicated to making pioneering impact investments into marine and coastal projects. The fund invests in […]

September 6, 2018

2018 Impact Report launched

  We are excited to let you know that our 2018 Impact Report has been launched. We know that is important to you to understand the full impact of the climate finance that is channelled to projects on the ground through Althelia’s investments. This annual report tracks progress on our forest conservation projects over the […]

July 13, 2018

Investing in Sustainable Landscapes: Althelia’s TAMBOPATA-BAHUAJA REDD+ AND AGROFORESTRY PROJECT at the Global Landscapes Forum

Our Managing Director, Christian del Valle, gave a landscape talk at the GLF Investment Case 2018 in Washington DC, outlining the quantifiable impacts delivered by the Tambopata-Bahuaja Biodiversity Reserve Project. Althelia’s investment model and approach generates high levels of environmental and social impact at the same time as generating attractive returns. We believe that our […]

May 25, 2018

Private capital in conservation: addressing cost concerns

  Attracting private capital into conservation is a hot topic. Conservation agencies, governments and financial institutions are increasingly joining hands to generate the funds needed to address the world’s environmental challenges. However, there are also concerns that private investments in nature could have negative effects on local communities. A recent white paper by Althelia and […]

May 21, 2018

First-of-its-kind REDD+ carbon credit integrated into Peru’s plan to achieve Paris targets

[London, 21 May]: Althelia Funds (Althelia) and Ecosphere+ are delighted to announce that REDD+ carbon credits generated by the Tambopata-Bahuaja Reserve and Cordillera Azul National Park REDD+ projects in Peru have been formally acknowledged by the Peruvian Ministry of Environment (MINAM), a key step forward in the framework of its climate policy and national emissions reductions commitments. […]

April 20, 2018

The Role of Private Capital in Conservation

The annual Earth Day, celebrated on 22nd April, has helped to build awareness of concerns for the environment since 1970. Launched in the US, it has since become a global movement engaging and encouraging activism to tackle climate change – protecting and conserving our planet. This year, we’re marking Earth Day with the publication of […]

March 14, 2018

Althelia Ecosphere is a founding adopter of the Principles for Investment in Sustainable Wild-Caught Fisheries

  Althelia Ecosphere is proud to be a founding adopter of the Principles for Investment in Sustainable Wild-Caught Fisheries launched at the World Oceans Summit 2018. With these principles, investors can ensure projects or companies are environmentally and socially sustainable. To read the Principles, please click here.

January 10, 2018

Althelia Ecosphere to invest EUR 5.1 million for peatland rainforest restoration in South Sumatra

PRESS RELEASE: Althelia Ecosphere to invest EUR 5.1 million for peatland rainforest restoration in South Sumatra 10th January 2018 Palembang, Indonesia, Luxembourg and London. Althelia Ecosphere is now supporting the scale-up of the Sumatra Merang Peatland Project with an impact investment of EUR 5.1 million. Led by partners PT Global Alam Lestari (GAL) and Forest […]

December 19, 2017

Success of Tambopata-Bahuaja conservation model highlighted in Forest Trends report

PRESS RELEASE: Success of Tambopata-Bahuaja conservation model highlighted in Forest Trends report 19 December 2017, London: Althelia Ecosphere is delighted to announce that the Tambopata-Bahuaja project, financed by the Althelia Climate Fund (ACF) is the subject of a new report by non-profit organisation Forest Trends, published today as part of the Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn. […]

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