Natural Capital Investment Conference 2021 (Virtual)

On demand

Exploring the integral role that Natural Capital investment can play in building climate resilience

Environmental Finance is pleased to announce that our second annual Natural Capital Investment virtual conference will take place online on 4 March 2021.

The subject of natural capital investment and the material impact that environmental and biodiversity risks can have on balance sheets has never received so much widespread attention.

The conversations around it are evolving rapidly and with it comes with an increasing awareness of the challenges and opportunities for financial institutions, investors, and service providers in this space.

Some of the key areas of discussion include:

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Aligning lending portfolios with the Paris Agreement

Unpicking metrics and materiality for investors

Scaling natural capital investments and building a market

The global governance and legislative agenda

Impact measurements

Task Force for Nature-related Financial Disclosures

Carbon, water and biodiversity offsets

Resilient supply chains

Data deficiencies

Why attend?

Discuss and Network

Discuss and network

Meet other attendees through speed networking group video calls.



Meet with industry leaders through live Q&A, 1-2-1 video chat and messages.

Share insights

Share insights

Participate in small break-out groups for a facilitated discussion by group video calls.

Gain high-value content

Gain high-value content

Hear from 30+ expert grids and gain critical industry insights on a range of thought-provoking topics.

Enjoy the on-demand experience

Enjoy the on-demand experience

If you miss a session or want to refresh your memory on what was said, you can watch all the recordings on demand.

Be more sustainable

Be more sustainable

No travel, less costs, no expenses - reduce your carbon footprint!

Virtual thematic briefing afternoons

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Meet the experts

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  • "A valuable conference that brings together people from private investment, equity, and fixed income. It’s the perfect place to share ideas for investments and financial instruments that help to develop natural capital projects."

    Climate Policy Initiative

  • "A useful event that helps investors, asset managers and service providers to get a better understanding of these asset classes."

    SLM Partners

  • "I’m glad to see that this event has expanded to cover green and social, which is terrific. This is a mainstay event that issuers and investors can’t miss".

    IFC Treasury

  • "A great mixed audience of investors, academics, and others. A valuable event for networking too."

    Blue Maia

  • “This event is very important to the green finance community.”

    Scottish Wildlife Trust