• Investing in Nature

    Promoting business practices that contribute to biodiversity conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources by providing dedicated financing
    and technical assistance.

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  • Public-Private
    Partnership

    Leveraging contributions from donors, multilateral organizations and development finance institutions
    with funding from private investors to maximize
    reach and impact.

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  • Financing
    Sustainable Business

    Providing financing mainly through local financial institutions for onlending to final borrowers whose business activities are certified to be in line with conservation and biodiversity goals or making improvements to be in-line with such goals.

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  • Investing in Nature

    Promoting business practices that contribute to biodiversity conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources by providing dedicated financing
    and technical assistance.

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  • Preserving Biodiversity

    Active in Latin America, a continent hosting some
    of the megadiverse regions in the world.

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Highly innovative
No precedents worldwide
Long term financing
Through selected local financial institutions
Maximizing impact
Dedicated Development Facility can provide tailored technical assistance to financial institutions and end borrowers
Responsible finance
Active promotion of responsible finance practices with all its stakeholders

Our Partners

The eco.business Fund was initiated by KfW, Conservation International (CI) and Finance in Motion. Finance in Motion is also the Advisor of the fund. 

KfW Development Bank is Germany’s leading development bank and an integral part of KfW. It carries out Germany´s Financial Cooperation (FC) with developing countries on behalf of the Federal Government.

With the guiding principle that nature does not need people, but people need nature for food, water, health and livelihoods, CI works with more than 1,000 partners around the world to ensure a healthy, more prosperous planet that supports the well-being of people.

Finance in Motion is an alternative asset manager exclusively focused on development finance and manages investment vehicles to promote sustainable economic, social and environmental development with around EUR 1.9 billion of assets under management.

News

IDB Invest lends USD 60 million to eco.business Fund for promoting sustainable business practices

New partnership to focus on conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean

 

eco.business Fund to power sustainable agribusinesses practices in Honduras and Nicaragua with Grupo Financiero Ficohsa 

With a total investment of USD 33 million, the fund seeks to promote sustainable practices and use of innovative technology among agribusinesses in Honduras and Nicaragua. 

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The eco.business Fund leaves its mark at ISEAL 2018 Global Sustainability Standards Conference

This year’s slogan: “Driving change for greater impact: making standards work for the people, places and issues that matter”

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