CPIC: Bringing innovation to private investment in nature conservation

Date September 24, 2019
Time 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Venue Convene 101 Park Avenue New York, NY 10178 United States
Organized by CPIC

While Conservation finance is a hot topic, financial flows to preserve oceans, forests and freshwater ecosystems have to increase rapidly to protect biodiversity and limit global warming. Substantial private investment in natural capital is needed today!

The event hosted by the CPIC community will bring to focus the newest promising developments in conservation finance to scale up private sector investment in conservation.

During the event, the speakers will present best practices of some of the leading organizations and private sector champions investing in sustainable business practices that protect and restore our oceans and land. The audience will have an opportunity to follow an open panel discussion on how to replicate and scale existing financing vehicles for conservation.

Host:  CPIC (Coalition For Private Investment in Conservation)

Partners: IUCN (International Union for Coservation of Nature), TNC (The Nature Conservancy) and South Pole



John Tobin-de la Puente

Professor of Practice of Corporate Sustainability at Cornell University


Renat Heuberger

CEO, South Pole or TBC South Pole


MaryKate Bullen

Director Sustainability and Communications, New Forests


Gustavo Fonseca

Director of Programs, Global Environment Facility


Charlotte Kaiser

Managing Director, NatureVest at The Nature Conservancy


Stewart Maginnis

Global Director Nature Based Solutions Group, IUCN


Sara Scherr

President at Ecoagriculture


Fabian Huwyler

Co-Founder and Steering Committee member, Coalition for Private Investment in Conservation, CPIC