There are terrific companies in emerging markets that are EBITDA positive with incredibly smart management teams – and they need hands-on support from a number of actors along the way to generate the impact at scale.
Naturevest is working with 20 island nations on similar deals to refinance their debt and use the savings for marine protection.
Fish 2.0 announced six winners from its fourth and final competition, which has supported 588 innovators from 40 countries in all.
- 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.