Strategic report

Financing the Earth’s Assets: The Case for Mangroves

Our new report provides investment decision-makers with a business case to invest in mangrove restoration, which done at scale could return $11.8 billion by 2040. We propose the creation of a global safety net of 40 strategically-located cities to help protect this remarkable planetary ecosystem.

At the same time, the creation of a Municipal Mangrove Bond Fund provides a new mechanism for cities to access adaptation finance, with a fixed-income product that is familiar to investors. The report finds that the price of carbon must at least double in order for voluntary carbon markets to finance regeneration globally.

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