ImpactAlpha, Feb. 26 – Humans have deployed technology to defy nature’s limitations on the cultivation of food – to nature’s detriment. Now, a growing number of venture capitalists are doubling down on technology – to harmonize agriculture and nature. Mission-driven investment firms are writing early checks to companies making biological crop treatments, food preservation techniques and
Naturevest is working with 20 island nations on similar deals to refinance their debt and use the savings for marine protection.
A green stimulus proposal would create "millions of family-sustaining green jobs, lifts standards of living, accelerates a just transition off fossil fuels, ensures a controlling stake for the public in all private sector bailout plans, and helps make our society and economy stronger and more resilient."
"Farmers are at the front line of the climate crisis," says Planet FWD's Julia Collins.
Omnivore invested in the India-based company’s $6 million funding round alongside LGT Lightstone Aspada.
The German development bank's additional commitment into eco.business Fund, a conservation fund it helped launch six years ago, will expand investments in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The private equity firm has raised nearly $1 billion through three institutional funds to invest in U.S.-based ecological restoration and conservation projects.