Retained EU regulation means Impossible Food's flagship burger still can’t be served in the UK while cultivated meat is regulated by rules that were created before the technology existed, says Jeremy Coller.
We hear from AppHarvest, Plenty, Astanor Ventures and an ETH Zurich researcher about how the industry is measuring up against its goal of sustainably contributing to feeding a growing global population.
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.