21 September 2023

Natural Capital Investment Americas - next week in New York City

Environmental Finance's inaugural Natural Capital Americas conference arrives in New York City next week.

Being held on September 25, at Convene in New York, the conference discusses the subject of natural capital, a topic that is of growing importance to investors, corporates and service providers, whose interest in the theme could be as transformative as it has been for climate.

This event will provide you with a comprehensive guide to the key issues involved with natural capital investment approaches, regulation and policy, data gaps and more.

A keynote panel featuring Charlotte Kaiser, Head of Impact Finance at BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group, José Pugas, Partner and Head of Responsible Investments and Engagement at JGP Asset Management, Megan Reilly Cayten, Senior Investment Manager at Climate Asset Management, and Robert Hagler, Portfolio Manager at New Forests, will discuss how impactful can be nature-based and biodiversity investments and how the nature interacts with net-zero transition.

Dipti Pratt, Managing Director, Global Membership at Toniic, David Bi, Vice President, ESG Investment, Global Fixed Income at BlackRock, Gwen Busby, Head of Research and Strategy at Nuveen Natural Capital, and Matthieu Maurin, CEO and Co-Founder at Iceberg Data Lab, will discuss the 'need-to-knows' for nature-related and biodiversity portfolio risks and opportunities.

Lucky Halach Medina Estrada, Minister of Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment at Government of Honduras, will participate in a keynote fireside chat on the Paris Agreement and sovereign REDD+, and how will the market grow in importance as Article 6 evolves.

Other discussion topics include:

  • Carbon markets – the latest developments
  • Project development and financing at scale
  • Latest regulatory and reporting updates
  • NA100+ and the power of nature-based engagement
  • Biodiversity credits - standards and methodology
  • Making an impact with blended finance
  • Carbon markets – the latest developments

To view the full agenda, please click here.