&Green’s perspective on the Glasgow Declaration on Forests and Land Use – An opinion piece by Sail Ventures

Sail Ventures, the Investment Manager of &Green, has released its first opinion piece: “How the Glasgow Declaration on Forests and Land Use can reach its goal: an &Green’s perspective”. The report takes a stance on what increasing demand for agri-products means for our world’s forests, the necessary sectoral transition to achieve sustainable production in agricultural commodity supply chains, and the ways &Green is showcasing how these supply chains can be transformed at scale.

&Green Is Proud To Announce That Hacienda San José (HSJ) Is Now Part Of Our Portfolio Of Investments

&Green is proud to announce that Hacienda San José (HSJ), a leading agribusiness company in genetics and meat production in the Vichada province of Colombia, is now part of our outstanding portfolio of investments. With this new partnership, HSJ aims to expand its sustainable cattle farming operations to over 180,000 hectares in the Orinoquía region and has committed to the protection and restoration of up to 27,000 hectares of tropical forest. The 12-year loan facility of COP 30 billion (approx. USD 7.5 million) allows for the development of a ‘blueprint’ for the transition to a sustainable, deforestation-free Colombian cattle sector.

Mobilising Finance for Forests Fund’s first investment goes to &Green

On COP26 Nature and Land Use day, we are very excited to share the news of ‘Mobilising Finance for Forest Fund (MFF)’s investment into the &Green Fund! MFF’s support will allow &Green to further expand our activities, and build up a portfolio that demonstrates producing agri-commodities while protecting the forest is possible, and can generate commercially viable financial returns for investors, at scale. MFF is a fund that, FMO – Dutch entrepreneurial development bank manages on behalf of the UK Government. Read the press release by clicking the button below!