Blended Finance

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Intermediate

Using Opportunity Zones for Social Impact

Opportunity Zones are a federal tax incentive designed to drive private capital to distressed communities. In some areas, communities are excited about the prospect of more investment, while in others, residents are more skeptical.  This will be a discussion about how we can use Opportunity Zones to benefit the people who need it most, including […]

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Panel
Intermediate

Filling the Conservation Finance Gap: Where Are the Opportunities?

The rate of loss of magnificent biodiversity and the rampant destruction of our natural forests are only made worse by the undeniable effect this is having on climate change. If we have any chance of saving ourselves from the most devastating effects of climate change, financing to protect our forests, oceans, biodiversity and all natural […]

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