Natural Capital Investment 2023

23 March 2023, London

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Chloris Geospatial is a Boston-based naturetech software company, commercialising best-in-class science for estimating natural capital dynamics from space. The mission of Chloris Geospatial is to accelerate the global transition to a net-zero and nature-positive economy with the most reliable, trustworthy, scalable and cost-effective natural capital data.

The Chloris Platform leverages 20 years of paradigm-shifting research in coupling Earth observation data with machine learning and delivers insights via a cloud native SaaS product. The Chloris technology empowers decision-makers to get on-demand access to reliable, cost-efficient, and repeatable measurements of forest carbon stock and changes for any area of interest, anywhere on Earth.

Guernsey Finance is a joint industry and government initiative established to promote Guernsey's financial services sector internationally. The agency conducts marketing, communications and business development on behalf of its members from Guernsey and overseas, with representatives also employed in key markets globally. Its mission is to use Guernsey's connections for the benefit of our members and the community as a whole.

Guernsey's dedication to greening the finance sector is highlighted in its international commitments, including membership of the United Nations Financial Centres for Sustainability, the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures and the Sustainable Insurance Forum.

Guernsey is at the forefront of development of green and sustainable finance and, as a responsible global citizen, aims to contribute its expertise and experience to deliver strategic commitments through Guernsey Finance's dedicated initiative: Sustainable Finance Guernsey. The island is also home to the world's first Natural Capital Fund: a regime that helps channel investment into biodiversity and natural capital projects.

Our multi-affiliate approach connects you to the independent thinking and focused expertise of more than 20 active managers. Ranked among the world's largest asset managers1(USD 1.1 trillion AUM2) we deliver a diverse range of solutions across asset classes, styles, and vehicles. We're dedicated to advancing sustainable finance and developing innovative ESG products. We consult and partner with our clients, and continually evaluate markets and assumptions to ensure their strategy delivers on long-term goals.

1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2022 ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the 18th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2021.

2 Assets under management ("AUM") as of September 30, 2022. AUM, as reported, may include notional assets, assets serviced, gross assets, assets of minority-owned affiliated entities and other types of non-regulatory AUM managed or serviced by firms affiliated with Natixis Investment Managers

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Climate Asset Management is a specialist asset management firm dedicated exclusively to nature, offering investment solutions that are designed to be positive for nature, people and our planet. Its investment strategies work across landscapes aiming to build resilience whilst generating returns. The Natural Capital Strategy aims to deliver long-term financial returns alongside improved environmental outcomes from regenerative landscape management in agriculture, forestry and environmental assets. The Nature Based Carbon Strategy targets landscape restoration in developing economies to deliver biodiversity improvements at scale for climate resilience, community benefits and high-quality carbon credits to help global corporations meet their decarbonisation targets. In late 2022, it announced the initial first close of $650 million across both strategies.

Climate Asset Management is a joint-venture between Pollination, the global climate change advisory and investment firm, and HSBC Asset Management.

Forest Investment Associates (FIA) is a specialist investment manager, leveraging more than 36 years of timberland investment experience to help clients around the world grow value through investing in sustainable forestry and land-based assets. FIA is majority employee owned and manages more than 2 million acres of certified forests in the United States, Brazil, and Chile. Learn more at

Iceberg Data Lab, is an independent environmental footprint data provider leveraging state-of-the-art data treatment tools and science-based methodologies to support Financial Institutions in assessing their environmental impact. Our approach is quite innovative, both in terms of tools and metrics, offering the ability to compare and aggregate metrics across all sectors and asset classes, listed or not: Biodiversity footprint, carbon footprint, 2°C alignment, Green Share, Physical and Transition Risk.

ISS ESG solutions enable investors to develop and integrate responsible investing policies and practices, engage on responsible investment issues, and monitor portfolio company practices through screening solutions. It also provides climate data, analytics, and advisory services to help financial market participants understand, measure, and act on climate-related risks across all asset classes. In addition, ESG solutions cover corporate and country ESG research and ratings enabling its clients to identify material social and environmental risks and opportunities. Contact: Website:

NatureAlpha provides science-led biodiversity and nature analytics for integration into ESG analysis, reporting and investment decision-making. Selected as partner to the world's largest data distributors, NatureAlpha fills the gap for nature & biodiversity data for businesses and finance, operating at a unique nexus of policy & advocacy, finance, science, and cutting-edge geospatial and generative AI technology.

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NatureMetrics is a global nature technology company using eDNA to create a detailed analysis of every living creature in any designated area, as a snapshot, or over time through a digital platform. Easy, comprehensive, robust, resource-light testing drives the accessibility of transformative nature intelligence, allowing decisions for the natural world to be driven by accurate, comprehensive measurements at scale for the first time. We are accelerating the transition to a nature-positive economy.

Pollination is a specialist climate change investment and advisory firm, accelerating the transition to a net zero, nature positive future. Our people are the key to unlocking change. We combine our diverse expertise to connect dots and see around corners where others can't. Using our broad experience, we help navigate the climate transition, and design and invest in breakthrough ideas that deliver financial returns. Pollination is Chair of the SMI's Natural Capital Investment Alliance.

Founded in 1976, The Lyme Timber Company LLC is an employee-owned investment manager that focuses on generating attractive long-term financial returns while conserving forests, protecting biodiversity, mitigating climate change, and supporting rural communities in the US and Canada. Our portfolio includes 1.3 million acres of sustainably managed forestland in Michigan, Wisconsin, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Alabama. We specialize in the management of naturally regenerating forests, including hardwood forests. Alongside our timberlands, we invest in supply chain businesses, including sawmills, forest management companies, and logging operations. Finally, we invest in mitigation banks and other ecosystem services projects that restore wetlands and rehabilitate critical habitats. Recognized as a leader in conservation, our company has protected over 1 million acres of land through conservation easements, mitigation banking instruments, and 100-year carbon sequestration projects.

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The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at an unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. Working in 76 countries and territories: 37 by direct conservation impact and 39 through partners, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners.

NatureVest is TNC's in-house impact investing team, charged with developing and supporting TNC's impact capital portfolio to achieve conservation at scale. Working together with conservation colleagues across the globe, NatureVest has helped TNC and its partners originate, structure, fund, and close a portfolio of investment vehicles representing some $2.5 billion of committed capital to date.

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The BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group (TIG) is one of the world's oldest and largest timberland investment managers with US$ 5.6 billion assets and commitments (as of November 2022) and ~3 million acres under management throughout the U.S. and Latin America (as of March 2022). TIG is focused on achieving compelling investment returns while also applying high standards of environmental and social governance, and has a 40+ year track record with over 100 professional staff members in 15 offices around the globe, bringing local, regional, and global experience to bear on the management of client investments.

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