Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs
The eco.business Fund
Programme Data Last Updated: 28/09/2021
IATI Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ICF-P0003-EcoB
The eco.business fund is a public-private partnership investment fund which aims to shift incentives in financial institutions (i.e. Banks) towards investing in nature, by embedding social and environmental risk into investment decisions, catalysing transformational change in the financial sector. The fund will increase lending to businesses which incorporate sustainable practices that contribute to biodiversity conservation, sustainable use of natural resources, climate change mitigation and adaptation to its impact across South America: Ecuador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Columbia, Panama and Honduras.
|Accountable:||Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs|
|Funding:||UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs|
|Implementing:||Finance in Motion|
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