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EKN a knowledge sharing winner

Today, 19th October, we are delighted to receive the Best Practice Knowledge Sharing Award by the Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management. Thanks to over 3,000 members UK-wide who are the foundation for what we do. Together, across the professions and across borders with the UK, our membership has the know-how to deliver change in stewardship of land, water and nature.

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Last call for Webinar with The Nature Conservancy & NatureVest 22 Sep

Nature-based finance in practice: learning from international pioneers

As nature-based finance accelerates around the world, we need to learn from the pioneers. In this webinar, experts from The Nature Conservancy and its in-house impact investing team, NatureVest, will share learning from a selection of their innovative projects in the US and New Zealand. Join to discover how nature-based finance can deliver outcomes for people and nature alongside returns.

Discovering ways that show the value of the natural environment

Tool Assessor is designed to help professionals to discover products that may help them assess what the environment does for people. It is provided by the Ecosystems Knowledge Network.

As we revise Tool Assessor, we’d like to hear your experience of using products designed to help you understand what the environment does for people.

April 2020 e-news - learning opportunities for you

All our members received our April e-news, full of links to webinars, news and resources on the theme of connecting wellbeing and prosperity with a healthy natural environment. Get in touch via if you would like a sample of what our members receive each month.

You are invited to register as a member for free at if you want to receive future monthly mailings.

EKN co-authors report on emerging funding opportunities

The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation has published a report entitled Emerging funding opportunities for the natural environment today, 26th February 2020. It contains a review of the current landscape for innovative funding of environmental enhancement across the UK. The review was completed by Environmental Finance Ltd and Ecosystems Knowledge Network, with funding and support from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.