News Update from UNEP’s Land Use Finance Program: &Green

The question of how to stimulate the private sector to finance the transition
to a sustainable agriculture and forestry sector is now a pressing issue: the
current expansion-led agricultural production systems used in tropical
forests lead to deforestation and high greenhouse gas emissions. But investment and sustainability risks are typically too high and timeframes typically too long for the private sector to invest in these sectors. (27 January 2020)

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&Green 2018 Annual Report

&Green Annual Report and audited financials published. Download here.

Press Release: &Green Fund Makes Catalytic Investment in Natural Rubber Company in Indonesia through TLFF

The &Green Fund, a blended finance impact investment fund focused on forest protection and tropical forest commodities today announced that it is investing 23.75 million US dollars in sustainable, deforestation-free rubber production in Indonesia. The investment will fund PT Royal Lestari Utama (RLU), an Indonesian joint venture of the French tire manufacturer Michelin and Indonesian Barito Pacific Group. &Green will make this investment through the purchase of notes issued by the Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility (TLFF).

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Unilever and &Green

&Green is pleased to announce global consumer goods business Unilever ( as a contributor. Unilever’s 25m USD contribution supports &Green’s efforts investing in inclusive palm oil businesses and protecting forests, and is part of Unilever’s focus on changing the way business is done and making sustainable living commonplace. (6 February 2018)

Unlocking Sustainable Finance

Animation by UN Environment Programme on unlocking sustainable landuse finance

IDH Press Release
“Fund for deforestation-free agriculture now operational” (18 July 2017)

Article explaining innovative finance and PPI
(translation form Dutch, originally published in P+, Vol. 16, week 39 2017)

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&Green was developed under the leadership of IDH as incorporator of the Fund in close collaboration with NICFI. IDH has received design and structuring advice from Innpact, a consulting firm specialized in the setup of impact finance funds.