- Japan has been staking out a leadership position in sustainable investing. Still, two of its largest industries, energy and seafood, have been slow to follow. Two recent reports call out environmental-related risks for Japan’s economy.
- Building on its work in Mexico, the conservation nonprofit will study the potential for bringing reef insurance to Florida and Hawaii.
- Aquaculture has emerged as a vital alternative to wild-caught fish, a major source of the world’s protein, as ocean fisheries are strained by overfishing and climate change.
- Pure Salmon is a portfolio company of 8F Asset Management, a Singapore-based impact investing asset management firm.
ImpactAlpha, May 9 – The world’s seafood farmers will need to invest up to $300 billion over the next decade to meet the booming demand for fish protein. Such capital expenditures represent an opportunity for impact-minded investors to promote sustainable farmed fish production, according to “Towards a Blue Revolution,” a guide to sustainable aquaculture from The
- Tilapia is a low-carbon, efficient source of protein and is conducive to aquaculture operations, which have a potentially “transformational effect for the availability and affordability of locally produced protein,” said Dutch development bank FMO, which issued the loan.
- The two investments bring sustainable aquaculture investor Aqua-Spark’s total portfolio to 16 companies.