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Macroeconomic trends such as corporatization and climate change are driving investor appetite, with LPs now seeing agriculture as an attractive asset class of the future, says Brad Mytton, partner at Roc Partners.
Local partnerships are hugely important when identifying new assets in the natural resources space, allowing investors to better prioritize both their ESG goals and financial returns, says PSP Investments’ Marc Drouin.
Carbon-focused investors in both the timberland and agriculture markets have an increasing number of opportunities to meet both their financial and sustainability goals, say Manulife Investment Management’s Eric Cooperström and Thomas Sarno.
The agri industry needs a more nuanced view on sustainability to responsibly meet increasing global food demand, says AAM Investment Group’s managing director Garry Edwards.
Enhancing natural capital is a key step to developing resilient farmland and forest assets, say Cristina Hastings Newsome and Skye Macpherson of Nuveen Natural Capital.
When the right ESG framework is established, sustainable agriculture is not just good for our planet; it makes financial sense too, says Laguna Bay’s Tim McGavin.
Climate change pressures and population growth showcase a decisive role for sustainable agriculture.
In the magazine: More crop per drop – how to use water responsibility; Organic ag is at the crossroads; Investors get to grips with the natural world; Keynote interviews with Nuveen Natural Capital, Laguna Bay, UBS Asset Management, Manulife Investment Management and AAM Investment Group; Plus much more…
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