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PARTNERS

F4B works with a wide range of partners, including both as core operational partnerships and through regranting, outreach and collaboration.

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MAVA FOUNDATION

The MAVA Foundation is based in Switzerland and focuses on the environment with a mission to conserve biodiversity for the benefit of people and nature by funding, mobilising and strengthening our partners and the conservation community.  

The MAVA Foundation provides F4B’s funding, as well helping to support and steer the initiative’s approach.

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VIVID ECONOMICS

Vivid brings expertise on biodiversity, ecosystem services, natural capital accounting, environmental and social sustainability, and resource productivity. Its Natural Resources practice covers forestry, agriculture, biodiversity, water, and marine, as well as natural disaster risk management and insurance.  Vivid’s Finance practice works with asset owners, asset managers, banks and private equity funds in helping them assess and address the opportunities and risks associated with environmental sustainability.  

Vivid Economics is an operational partner within F4B. As well as directly undertaking research and analysis activities for F4B, it helps to shape the direction of the work, and and undertakes project management.

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EUROPEAN CLIMATE FOUNDATION 

ECF strengthens European climate leadership at every level, from supporting local campaigns to informing EU policy making. It constantly seek outs diverging viewpoints from across society, consulting labour unions, parenting groups, consumer groups and more to help define its goals. Its grantee partners are active in most European countries and it has staff on the ground in the UK, Germany, France and Poland. As well as grantmaking it is active in external communications, public affairs, and political communications strategy working with a network of affiliates and allies to amplify their messages and and reach strategic audiences. 

GLOBAL CANOPY

Global Canopy is an innovative environmental organisation that targets the market forces destroying tropical forests. Since 2001, we have been testing new approaches to tackling deforestation, and guiding companies, investors and governments worldwide to think differently about our planet's forests.

THE TASK FORCE ON NATURE RELATED FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES

The Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) has been developed is being catalysed through a partnership between Global Canopy, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). 

F4B Chair Simon Zadek Chairs the TNFD Technical Working Group.

BANKERS WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

BwB is a social enterprise powered by former investment bankers to assist high impact projects, that benefit the environment and social good. BwB works with governments, institutions, cities and foundations to provide advisory and research services to mobilise private capital. BwB aims to provide financial structuring where it is needed most. BwB pursues transactions that may not be pursued by the financial sector because of any combination of the following reasons: jurisdiction, counterparties, complexity, retention of intellectual capital, liquidity, fees and high time investment.

REFINITIV

Refinitiv is a global provider of financial market data and infrastructure, serving more than 40,000 institutions in approximately 190 countries. It provides information, insights and technology that drive innovation and performance in global financial markets.

GREEN DIGITAL FINANCE ALLIANCE

The objective of the Alliance is to leverage digital technologies & innovations to scale green finance. It was founded by Ant Group and UN Environment Programme to promote sustainable development.

Read Fintech for Biodiversity written by GDFA

BASIC ROOTS

Basic Roots consulting, based in India is a leading advisory firm that offers fund-raise and strategy consulting services to Start-ups and SMEs looking to fuel their growth

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SWISS PHILANTHROPY FOUNDATION

The Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is a non-profit hosting foundation that creates, hosts and manages philanthropic funds to provide philanthropists with a simple, cost-effective way to achieve their charitable objectives.

 

The Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is responsible for the Financial and contractual management of the small grants for F4B.

FINANCE FOR BIODIVERSITY Initiative

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