As we chart a course to a nature-positive economy, how can we make sure supply meets demand for private finance for the restoration of land, water and nature?

Secure your tickets now for Nature Finance UK Conference 2023. Whether buyer, seller or investor, get answers to your nature finance questions. Be part of innovation and leadership. Meet the pioneers in this growing area of green enterprise, investment and financial innovation.

Increasing corporate demand for the good that a healthy environment does. Nature-based carbon and biodiversity credits. Capitalising on UK nature finance opportunities for both the UK rural economy and the marine and coastal environment. Building on the 2022 Natural Capital Finance & Investment Conference, this year’s conference will explore supply and demand in the UK’s growing market for nature-based solutions.

Join this September’s Nature Finance UK Conference 2023 at Guildhall, City of London, to learn how all parts of the UK and other advanced nations can become a nature-positive economy. Discover the actions that leading organisations are taking to make this happen.

The UK nature finance event of the year

Hear from leaders and experts, including keynote speaker the Rt Hon. The Lord Mayor Nicholas Lyons. Speakers from Triodos Bank UK, PwC, Knight Frank, National Parks Partnerships and the UK Infrastructure Bank.

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Engage in lively panel discussions, play an active role in seminars and briefings, build your network and hear the latest project and investor perspectives. Get your ticket now and share this page with your colleagues – because a nature-positive economy is good for everyone.

We look forward to welcoming you to Nature Finance UK Conference 2023. If you have a question before September, email

This is our sixth year bringing together the stewards of land, water and nature with those in big business and financial services, connecting the dots between natural and private capital. See what our delegates and speakers from 2022 had to say about this exciting area of innovation and enterprise.

Join us at Nature Finance UK 2023 and together we can advance financial innovation for nature and net zero.

26 September 2023

Guidhall, City of London

8:30am – 5pm

With drinks reception and networking from 5pm

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Our speakers

By bringing together stakeholders from across all sectors we can build trusted partnerships that deliver on our shared nature, climate and wellbeing objectives.

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David Craig

Co-Chair, Taskforce on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)

Caroline Price

Senior Development Manager – Habitat Creation, The Crown Estate

William Hawes

Head of Nature-Based Solutions, National Parks Partnerships

Baroness Penn

Treasury Lords Minister, HM Government

The Rt Hon. The Lord Mayor Nicholas Lyons

Lord Mayor of the City of London

Sarah Hendry

Director General, Country, Land & Business Association (CLA)

Martin Berg

Chief Executive Officer, Climate Asset Management

Teresa Dent

Chief Executive Officer, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT)

Dr Rebecca Heaton

Director of Environmental Sustainability, Lloyds Banking Group

Whether you’re a natural capital specialist or landowner, an organisation looking to attract funding or deliver on your corporate sustainability targets, learn from and contribute to expert-led discussions that:

  • Challenge inertia in vital UK nature investment
  • Provoke greener, more sustainable ways of doing business in the UK
  • Shape the future of the UK, as speakers reveal how nature can jointly tackle both climate and biodiversity aims
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Our partners and sponsors

We are proud to be sponsored by some outstanding leaders delivering financial innovation for nature and net zero across the breadth of sectors involved in nature finance.

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Join us as a crucial sponsor of the Nature Finance UK Conference 2023, or take advantage of our display space offer

Be associated with leading names in nature finance – including the City of London Corporation, Triodos Bank UK, Knight Frank, and National Parks Partnerships. Last year’s event was sponsored by Federated Hermes Ltd, Finance Earth, Pollination, CreditNature, Treeconomy and Rathbone Greenbank Investments, with edie as our media partner.

Become known as a leader in financial innovation for nature and net zero. Enquire today about our Lead Sponsor opportunities.

We also have display space options available, including a special rate for members of the CLA who have the opportunity to be part of our ‘Rural Gallery’ in the main room to be used for all breaks, lunch and networking.

Finally, if you are based in Scotland, or following developments in Nature Finance there, consider attending the Nature Finance Scotland Forum on 2nd October 2023 in Edinburgh. Engage in lively panel discussions, build your network and hear project, buyer and investor perspectives from across Scotland. The event is being organised by EKN in association with the Scottish Nature Finance Pioneers Group and the Green Finance Institute.

Attendees of Nature Finance UK 2023 can gain a 20% discount to the Nature Finance Scotland Forum, just email

The conference is being organised by the award-winning Ecosystems Knowledge Network (EKN). Green Finance Institute (GFI) is our event partner.