Finance & Investing


Changing the Way We Value Nature

A baby African elephant staying close to its parent.
Baby Elephant A baby elephant nurses in Amboseli National Park, Rift Valley Province, Kenya. © Anand Mishra/The Nature Conservancy

NatureVest is TNC’s Impact Investing and Sustainable Finance team

Human well-being and all forms of economic and financial stability depend on natural capital, which can be measured and valued. Together with our TNC colleagues and external partners, we source, structure, fund, and close innovative investment deals that aim to generate environmental, social, and financial returns. All NatureVest deals support TNC’s 2030 goals of addressing the biodiversity and climate crisis.

Private Investment and Capital Markets Have a Crucial Role To Play in Addressing the Climate and Biodiversity Crises

We are dedicated to developing a pipeline of impactful investments and broader market interventions that can deliver conservation at scale. Successful investing in conservation requires expert advisors, active management, and good governance. With NatureVest and the Impact Finance and Markets Division’s other market-facing teams, TNC has the experience and knowledge necessary to achieve measurable conservation.

Past Participants in Our Projects Have Included:

  • Individuals
  • Foundations
  • Family offices
  • Pension funds
  • Insurers
  • Investment banks
  • Development finance institutions

Neither TNC nor any of its affiliates are registered, or intend to register, as an Investment Adviser under the U.S. Investment Advisors Act of 1940, as amended, or similar laws of any other country or jurisdiction. TNC does not engage in activities that could subject it (or any affiliate or subsidiary) to any regulation under relevant securities or investment adviser regulations. TNC is not a broker or dealer of securities and does not engage in brokering or dealing activities. The information provided by TNC does not constitute any offer or a recommendation to buy, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any particular security or other financial product.