Finance Conference

Finance Conference

Conservation Finance Conference

Making Nature Investable

Financing Nature-Based Solutions in Canada for a Changing World

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DATE & TIMES

Thursday June 4, 2020 - 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Reception & Dinner - 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

Friday June 5, 2020 - 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

LOCATION

150 King St West
16th Floor
Toronto, Ontario
(Located in the Sun Life Financial Tower, North East corner of University Ave. & King St. West)

COST

C$200.00 per person

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PRELIMINARY AGENDA TOPICS:

  • Evolution & Current State of Conservation Finance – International, Canada Perspectives
  • Size of the Financing Challenge – How much is needed & where?
  • Language & “Tools” of Conservation Finance, metrics and investor returns
  • Role of Governments (i.e. public financing options)
  • Role of Private Sector and sources of private capital
  • Economic valuation of natural capital and ecological goods and services
  • Financial models & approaches (sustainable investing, environmental and social impact models, pay for success, other emerging investment approaches)
  • Building partnerships between sectors
  • Business cases for Conservation – investment proposals

SPEAKERS, leading experts from:

  • Expert Panel on Sustainable Development
  • Federal, provincial and municipal governments
  • Indigenous leadership
  • Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation
  • Smart Prosperity Institute
  • World Resources Institute
  • Insurance & re-insurance industry
  • Banking industry
  • Investment management industry

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Professionals from the Conservation, Philanthropy, Corporate, Government, Banking, Investment Management, Insurance sectors and others seeking to develop blended finance solutions for conservation.

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Agenda and list of Speakers will be updated regularly going forward.  Please check this site frequently for updates.

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