How can investors drive substantial returns while prioritizing impact? Instar’s Daniel Perruzza discusses the opportunity of agricultural infrastructure with industry experts Clay Taylor and Randy Fournier
Agricultural investments should be end-to-end and long term, taking into account asset purchase, management, value optimization and divestment, say Erik Kankainen, Ian Jolly and Mike Claridge of The Rohatyn Group
The benefits of natural climate solutions mean farmland and timberland are attractive for investors looking for net-zero portfolios, says Nuveen’s Gwen Busby
With over 35 years’ experience in agriculture, Personality of the Year Tim McGavin describes what kickstarted his passion for the industry.
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.