Natural Capital Finance & Investment Conference 2021

The Natural Capital Finance & Investment Conference is a unique forum that brings together representatives from financial services and stewardship of the natural environment to catalyse the emerging nature-based green finance and investment market in the UK. Natural capital finance has a central role to play in our response to the dual biodiversity and climate crises, with the potential to unlock much-needed finance to restore nature’s balance and ability to provide vital ecosystem services for the future.

Register your interest in the 2022 Conference, including speaking and sponsorship opportunities by contacting us at conference@ecosystemsknowledge.net.

2021 Conference

The 2021 Conference took place online on 6th-7th October 2021 and involved 430 delegates. It included three innovation showcase sessions, including the launch of Revere, an innovative nature-nature restoration facility involving all of Britain's National Parks.

We were pleased to work with sponsors the Green Finance Institute, Federated Hermes, Bunloit Rewilding, The Nature Conservancy and Palladium to bring you the latest insights and best practice from the UK’s natural capital leaders in an exciting programme. Our media partner was Responsible Investor.

2020 Conference

Over 1,000 delegates from 30 countries participated in the third Natural Capital Finance & Investment Conference. We are grateful to over 60 experts who contributed to our online programme. They included speakers from the Green Finance Institute, WWF UK, Finance Earth, Mirova, Nestlé, Wessex Water and SYSTEMIQ to name but a few. We were also delighted to co-host three of six webinars in the Investment Readiness Fund series with the Green Finance Institute on behalf of the Environment Agency and Defra.

See our round-up from Day 1 of the Conference. The event included the launch of a pioneering Blue Impact Fund by WWF UK and Finance Earth together with a report on Financing UK Nature Recovery; a proposal for putting nature onto a sustainable financial path in 2021.

We were delighted that WWF UK and Finance Earth were our Headline Sponsors for 2020.