Increasing the amount & longevity of financing for conservation and sustainable development.
EcoAdvisors believes that sustainability is critical for growth, resilience and fulfillment and that this holds true for companies, communities and our future on the planet. Our services align with your values, from helping you articulate what you want to achieve to walking you down the path toward long-term impact.
We are currently engaged in:
- Corporate philanthropy
Ensuring that sustainability programs (conservation, community, land) are business aligned and best-in-class.
- Operational sustainability excellence
Articulating, measuring and improving sustainability values to enhance business value.
- Protected areas financing and conservation trust fund design
Leveraging, directing and structuring appropriate amounts of capital to important places through the right institutions.
- Compensation, offsets and IFC PS6 compliance
Understanding negative effects of extraction, avoiding or minimizing these, and compensating remaining impacts.
- Impact investing
Creating sustainable supply chains through efficient, available and affordable capital for the people who need it.
To date EcoAdvisors has helped direct over 150M USD and is supporting the development of an additional 750M USD for enduring conservation results through biodiversity offsets, payments for ecosystem services, REDD+ and conservation trust funds. In addition, the firm has developed tools for sustainable investing influencing over 450M USD of lending capital. This has led to the long-term viability of 15 protected areas covering over 6M hectares; securing 3Gt of forest carbon; supporting 100s of sustainable business models; and, benefiting 1.5M people through livelihood generation and community programs.
- Green economic development
Including natural capital in key decisions, regulations and policy at local, sub-national and national scales.
- Strategy development
Developing robust sustainability programs that are values aligned and have lasting benefit.
- Project and program evaluation
Documenting progress and evaluating impact to understand what went well, what went wrong, and why.
- Mentorship and training
Learning from and educating the next generation to deepen partnerships for sustainable development.