December 11, 2014

Opportunities for EFs in Compensation and Offset Schemes

An exercise-based overview of offset and compensation schemes, which clarifies technical concepts, analyzes risks and opportunities, presents emerging standards and methodologies, and identifies clear roles for EFs.
December 11, 2014

Payment for Environmental Services in Ecuador: The Fund for the Protection of Water

FONAG is a private trust for financing conservation activities focused on water resources protection and maintenance. It is funded by payments for ecosystem services and donations. […]
October 21, 2019

Practice Standards for EFs: focus on Asset Management & Sustainability

This handbook was prepared for the 2nd workshop of Project K (Knowledge for Action project) “Using the Practice Standards". It focuses on the development of evidenced-based norms, the Practice Standards, for use by EFs and those institutions and individuals who provide financial and technical support to them.
December 11, 2014

Resource Mobilization Strategies for Environmental Funds

An introduction to traditional funding sources is followed by an overview of the institutional requirements for resource mobilization. The handbook further explores innovative funding mechanisms
December 12, 2014

Save Palo Verde Campaign: conservation finance via text messages

Forever Costa Rica presents a collaborative effort with the local media to raise fund for the conservation of the Palo Verde National Park through direct donations from companies and individuals via text messages.
December 11, 2014

The Biodiversity Conservation Mechanism and compensation resources in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Funbio briefly presents its project in partnership with the government of the state of Rio de Janeiro. The financial mechanisms manage and execute resources from private companies that must meet mandatory compensation targets.
December 12, 2014

The Flight of the Butterflies: an IMAX 3D experience to raise awareness and financial resources

FMCN introduces a public-private initiative to raise awareness and funds for the protection of the monarch butterfly during its international migratory pattern. The initiative resulted in an IMAX 3D film, broadcasted worldwide.