Water

Water’s status as a critical resource for people as well as agriculture means it is always likely to perform well for investors as an asset class.
But extended droughts brought on by the climate crisis and the toll this takes on day-to-day living has significantly increased the headline risk in some regions.
Start browsing a selection of our global water coverage here.

Impact Investment Group launches A$70m alternatives FoF vehicle

The Impact Alternatives Fund will invest up to 30% of its capital in regen ag and up to 20% in environmental assets in response to investor feedback.
Coral Reef - Great Barrier Reef

Kilter Rural and TNC receive grant to explore Great Barrier Reef impact fund

The two firms, which have previously collaborated on a water investment vehicle, have received A$500,000 to explore the business case for a new fund.
Windmill, Outback Australia

First State Super ‘not yet in a position’ to scale up agri portfolio

Associate portfolio manager Brent Snow says the fund may look to use its water portfolio to develop assets directly and take on operational risk, but sale-and-leasebacks will continue to be the main avenue for investment.
Kim Morison

Interview: Argyle Capital’s Kim Morison reflects on a year since Blue Sky MBO

In his first interview since founding Argyle Capital in August 2019, Morrison discusses his regrets, water’s standout performance and superfunds’ reluctance to invest in ag.
cotton farm

Water and climate could limit Australian cotton’s ability to grow over next 10 years...

A growing south-east Asian market, a good sustainability story around Australian cotton and the potential for expansion in the north of the country will underpin export growth, Rabobank says.

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