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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 […]

June 29, 2017

Althelia Ecosphere announces it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Mirova a subsidiary of Natixis Global Asset Management

  London,  June 29th 2017 Natixis Global Asset Management announces its affiliate Mirova has entered into exclusive negotiations with Althelia Ecosphere to become the European leader in natural capital investing The projected acquisition of Althelia Ecosphere (“Althelia”) by Mirova is intended to create a European platform dedicated to natural capital investing and give investors access […]

June 7, 2017

Fundaeco’s work on empowering women drives conservation in Guatemala

  Fundaeco, Althelia’s partner in Guatemala, has been featured in an article by Huffington Post, that highlights their work empowering women through access to sexual and reproductive rights. Fundaeco believe that healthy, empowered women can play a more active role in their communities’ sustainable development. Read the full article on Huffington Post website. Photo credit: […]

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