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The practice of voluntarily conducting and disclosing climate-related financial risk analysis is in its early days, but awareness and engagement are gathering pace.
Investments made by its ag fund – which seeks opportunities created by dislocation, while continuing to distance itself from a ‘special situations’ tag – will be the most telling factor in the strategy’s objectives.
Market participants are ‘nervous and cautious’ as the coronavirus crisis drags on, with no end yet in sight.
Sierra Nevada Mountains
The AGRI3 fund is a sustainable agriculture and forestry fund and could become the largest climate mitigation fund in the market. What can investors and GPs learn from its structure?
Windmill at sunset, Outback Australia
The ASX-listed firm is unlikely to be able to enforce its win over the US-based Bonitas Research, but having a judge find in its favor is victory enough.
Credit Suisse has highlighted the 'perfect margin squeeze' for agribusinesses and primary producers presented by water scarcity but efficiency innovation continues to present investment opportunities.
Growing Underground farm
The experience of London-based start-up Growing Underground and the previous excitement created by its predecessors, suggests institutional capital could enter the fray sooner rather than later.
Canola field with wind turbines in background
As one of the few companies basing its business model on initiatives designed to re-imagine ag as a solution to climate change, the fortunes of Indigo Agriculture could prove to be a timely acid test.
Raging bush fire
The unprecedented bushfire season is playing out in a way that climate scientists predicted years ago, demonstrating again how agriculture assets, especially those in a country like Australia, are vulnerable to climate risk.
From the blue economy and climate change through to water management and zero deforestation, our A-Z of Responsible Investing takes a look at the most pressing themes, as suggested by the industry.
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