The BIRA initiative initially focused on developing a viable investment assessment tool that offered guidance to interested actors. However, we want our work to be additive and not duplicative. As such, our mission has pivoted towards helping overlay an investor lens on existing tools and scaling the reach of these tools. Through our engagement with over 30 stakeholders, including investors and fund managers, we now understand how BIRA needs to make a strong case for biodiversity investments, and demonstrate real-life use of measurement tools, to bring onboard financial actors.
Measuring, communicating, and tracking biodiversity impact and unlocking investments to promote and safeguard biodiversity.
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Purpose and target market
A critical opportunity lies in developing tools, applicable across asset classes and conservation-focused business models, that combine rigorous metrics and verification, allowing effective fund deployment.
Impact to date
Dar es Salaam Dalberg Advisors
Africa Leadership University School Of Wildlife Conservation
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