Tag Archives: Conservation International

IFC Raises $152 Million in Tropical Forest Bonds Debut

Green Bond Fund supports REDD+ sustainable forestry

Developed by IFC in collaboration with BHP Billiton and Conservation International, some of the world's largest Institutional investors, including TIAA-CREF and QBE, bought the first Forest Bonds issue, which gives them the option of receiving coupon payments in the form of cash or carbon credits from a UN REDD program in Kenya.

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EU Funds Chile-Argentina Temperate Rain Forest Conservation Program

The EU is funding a joint, public-private forestry conservation initiative between Chile and Argentina that aims to conserve native temperate rain forests and biodiversity and raise social awareness in Chile's southern Valdivia province and Argentina's Chaquena and Chaco regions.

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