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  • BlackRock and Temasek's JV leads $150m funding round for thermal battery business

    22 February 2024

    BlackRock and Temasek joint-venture, Decarbonization Partners, has led a $150 million Series B funding round for Antora Energy.

  • COP28: Clarity needed on biodiversity offsets, says TNC

    24 November 2023

    More clarity is needed from governments on how biodiversity credits and offsets could work alongside each other, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has urged, ahead of the start of the latest international climate conference (COP28).

  • COP28: 'MDBs need to commit to developing debt-for-nature swaps'

    21 November 2023

    At COP28, multilateral development banks (MDBs) need to commit to further developing the infrastructure of debt-for-nature swaps to help grow the market, The Nature Conservancy has said.

  • Gabon deal shows rise of nature bond conversions

    16 August 2023

    The Gabon blue bond is the third debt-for-nature deal of this type signed in the last year, boosting confidence these transactions can be scaled. Ahren Lester writes

  • Gabon secures ground-breaking $500m debt-for-nature blue bond

    15 August 2023

    Gabon has issued a $500 million blue bond to fund a debt conversion which will unlock more than $160 million of funding for ocean conservation projects, becoming the first issuer of such a deal in mainland Africa and on public bond markets.

  • NatureVest: Demand for biodiversity credits outstripping supply

    24 March 2023

    Demand from investors and corporates for biodiversity credits is far exceeding the available supply, an executive at NatureVest has said.

  • Investors hail 'momentous' High Seas Treaty

    06 March 2023

    Financiers welcomed the "milestone" UN agreement to protect a third of the High Seas by 2030, but cautioned that further action is needed to ensure it achieves its goals.