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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. […]

October 19, 2017

Inyenyeri featured on Nonprofit Chronicles

  Inyenyeri and their novel approach to clean cookstoves has been featured on the Nonprofit Chronicles website, a platform that looks at the effectiveness of foundations and nonprofits. The article discusses Inyenyeri’s work in Rwanda, how the project overcomes some of the common challenges with cookstove projects and the recent investment by Althelia. The full […]

October 18, 2017

Pecsa achieve B Corp Certification

Pecsa, Althelia’s partner in Brazil, is the first company in the livestock sector to achieve certification as a B Corporation in Latin America. B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. This demonstrates once again that sustainable cattle ranching in […]

October 9, 2017

Althelia merges with Mirova to invest €1 billion for Nature

  Paris, October 9th, 2017 Natixis Global Asset Management announces its affiliate Mirova has completed the acquisition of Althelia Ecosphere as a first step to invest €1 billion to natural capital by 2020. Mirova has completed the acquisition of a 51% equity ownership stake in impact investment manager Althelia Ecosphere, while the remaining stake will […]

CIMA’s work highlighted as a solution for a healthy planet

  Althelia’s partner CIMA has been profiled by PANORAMA with the project in Cordillera Azul celebrated as a solution for a healthy planet. PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet is a partnership initiative to document and promote examples of inspiring, replicable solutions across a range of conservation and sustainable development topics, enabling cross-sectoral learning and inspiration. […]

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