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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. […]

September 19, 2017

Ecosphere+ is partnering to bring value to nature through carbon blockchain technology

London & New York, 19 September, 2017 – Ecosphere+ has teamed up with a number of strategic partners to launch a new initiative, Poseidon: the creation of a carbon currency that will revolutionise the way we value nature, using blockchain technology to improve access to, and visibility of, the carbon market. Every financial transaction we make […]

July 17, 2017

Ecosystem Marketplace interviews Andrew Mitchell, Senior Adviser of Ecosphere+

People who know Andrew Mitchell don’t bat an eye when he breaks into a rousing gibbon whoop in front of a packed lecture hall – or when they see him poring over papers with Prince Charles in Clarence House, or talking trees with indigenous leaders deep in the Amazon, or clutching a blow-dart pipe in his hand, […]

July 12, 2017

Althelia Ecosphere’s 2017 Impact Report Published

  Althelia Ecosphere has published its 2017 Impact Report, illustrating its social, environmental and economic achievements in 2016. Althelia is proud to announce that it is on track or exceeding all its 2021 targets. The report features an exploration into how Althelia’s projects support ecosystems and the ecosystem services we all rely on, as well […]

July 3, 2017

Companies launch climate initiative against deforestation

Driebergen-Zeist, Netherlands: 3 July, 2017 – Energy companies Eneco and Essent, carpet manufacturer Tarkett (formerly Desso) and cocoa trader Cocoanect announce that they are actively engaging in a climate measure that also serves other urgent sustainability goals: conservation of tropical rainforests. This marks the launch of the REDD+ Business Initiative, an initiative where member companies […]

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