Insuring Nature

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) | 2023, Financial Times

When it comes to addressing the world’s environmental crises, insurance may not be top of mind as a powerful or even potential solution. But with innovative thinking, insurance can be an essential part of a conservation toolkit to protect our world.

Eric Robert (TNC): “This is a very significant milestone in our climate risk reduction and management work where we use nature’s inherent capacity to protect coastal communities from the impacts of climate change and utilise innovative finance mechanisms, such as insurance, to inject private sector funds into ecosystem repair and restoration efforts.”


“It’s nature that needs money”

Tom Phillips | 2023, The Guardian

“The Brazilian president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, has told developed countries to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to protecting the world’s remaining tropical forests, as major rainforest nations demanded hundreds of billions of dollars of climate financing and a greater role in how those resources are spent. “It’s not Brazil that needs money. It’s not Colombia that needs money. It’s not Venezuela. It’s nature.”” Read more