14–16 Sep 2022 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Corporate Investments into Forestry & Biodiversity – September 2022

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    14 September 2022
      09:20–10:05

    Carbon and Biodiversity

    • Moving towards biodiversity credits
    • Establishing value in biodiversity projects over the long term
    • What value does biodiversity, over carbon, provide a corporate?
    Nadine StueberNadine StueberVictor GiraldoVictor GiraldoAleksandra HolmlundAleksandra HolmlundJack LonsdaleJack LonsdalePaul SmithPaul Smith

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    14 September 2022
      16:25–17:25

    Project Design: Corporations Accessing Early Stage Projects

    • Project area optimization, design and origination
    • High risk pre project funding
    • Feasibility solutions & social considerations and integration
    • Buffer zone developments, plantation elements and agroforestry
    Lorenzo MandiasLorenzo MandiasHarry GrocottHarry GrocottJenny HenmanJenny HenmanFernando RussoFernando RussoChris ZinkChris Zink
    15 September 2022
      09:00–09:45

    Supply Chain Transition

    • Accepting Bronze as a starting point whilst aiming for Gold through effective transition to best practice
    • How to mitigate the reputational risk at the supplier level
    • Remediation – how can corporate intervention ameliorate bad practice?
    Deborah HumphrevilleDeborah HumphrevilleMichiel HendrikszMichiel HendrikszAndrew McCueAndrew McCueMartin PoulsenMartin PoulsenAndrea SabelliAndrea Sabelli

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    15 September 2022
      15:50–16:35

    Landscape Scale Investments

    • Increasing the value from millions to billions
    • Applying the landscape approach
    • Scope 3 and landscape supply sheds
    • Monitoring at landscape scale
    Nienke StamNienke StamPaul ChattertonPaul ChattertonGaurav GuptaGaurav GuptaLiliana Martinez SarmientoLiliana Martinez SarmientoPierre RousseauPierre RousseauFernando RussoFernando Russo

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  • 14 September – Day one   Time Zone: GMT

    08:00-09:00

    Registration and Breakfast Buffet

    09:00-09:15

    Keynote Address

    • Setting out the schedule for the two days
    • Identifying key objectives across the schedule
    • Developing partnerships
    Karin Zaunberger
    09:20-10:05

    Carbon and Biodiversity

    • Moving towards biodiversity credits
    • Establishing value in biodiversity projects over the long term
    • What value does biodiversity, over carbon, provide a corporate?
    Nadine StueberVictor GiraldoAleksandra HolmlundJack LonsdalePaul Smith

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    10:10-10:40

    Managing Forests Along the Timber/Carbon Value Spectrum

    • Timber investing already has significant optionality for timing and scale of harvests
    • Additional optionality includes income-generating activities: recreation leases, renewables siting, mitigation banking, etc.
    • Carbon management provides a new range of optionality for forest management
    Eric Cooperström

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    10:40-11:10

    Coffee Break

    11:10-11:55

    The Role of Finance in Fostering Positive Impact

    • How can we release more finance?
    • Innovative finance and incorporating other elements to create a more positive impact
    • Creating coalitions to enable a more worthwhile return
    Claire AhlbornMartin BergAndrea ColánMarcel De BergPetri Kuusisto
    12:00-12:30

    Earth Observations to Unlock Investment in Nature-Based Solutions

    • Earth observations already enable better environmental decision-making and policy
    • How can they catalyse corporate investments in nature-based solutions?
    • Partnerships based on trusted science and international cooperation can unlock confident investments
    Steven RamageLola FatoyinboAndrew HoldenMarie-Noëlle Keijzer

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    12:30-14:00

    Lunch

    14:00-14:30

    Nature-Based Solutions need Digitalisation to Scale

    • Investments in NB Solutions face reputational risks due to false assumptions and lack of transparency
    • State-of-the-art technology can address many of these risks and bring transparency to investments
    • Tracking biodiversity at scale is possible today by detecting species mix and other key factors
    Rolf SchmitzPetri Kuusisto

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    14:35-15:20

    Transformative Technologies to Enable New Markets for Carbon and Biodiversity

    • The nature data revolution: direct biodiversity data at scale opens new market possibilities
    • Measuring nature: How earth observation and eDNA technologies complement each other
    • Opportunities and challenges in integrated reporting for nature, climate and sustainability
    • How corporates and developers are starting to measure biodiversity – and shape new markets
    Paul ChattertonStuart ClenaghanMurray CollinsJulian EkelhofStefanie_Kaiser

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    15:20-15:50

    Coffee Break

    15:50-16:20

    Bridging the Gap between Ambition and Action

    • How to capitalize on the experience of early movers
    • Creating sustainable business models for tropical forest landscapes
    • Partnering to realize scale
    Paul HolMichel Schuurman

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    16:25-17:25

    Project Design: Corporations Accessing Early Stage Projects

    • Project area optimization, design and origination
    • High risk pre project funding
    • Feasibility solutions & social considerations and integration
    • Buffer zone developments, plantation elements and agroforestry
    Lorenzo MandiasHarry GrocottJenny HenmanFernando RussoChris Zink
    17:30-18:30

    Drinks Reception

    15 September – Day two   Time Zone: GMT

    09:00-09:45

    Supply Chain Transition

    • Accepting Bronze as a starting point whilst aiming for Gold through effective transition to best practice
    • How to mitigate the reputational risk at the supplier level
    • Remediation – how can corporate intervention ameliorate bad practice?
    Deborah HumphrevilleMichiel HendrikszAndrew McCueMartin PoulsenAndrea Sabelli

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    09:50-10:20

    Acorn, the First Carbon Marketplace for Smallholder Farmers

    • A rewarding system for sequestering carbon with an agroforestry approach
    • Climate preservation, land renewal and productivity increase thanks to carbon credits
    • How satellite data open up the carbon market
    Nanne TolsmaPaul Van Balen

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    10:20-10:50

    Coffee Break

    10:50-11:50

    Technology Panel

    • Integrating technology in projects to increase the value of those projects
    • Monitoring and modelling systems
    • What technology will be available in the future to make measuring more accurate, easier, and less costly
    Eve TammeJeremy EpsteinJamie LawrenceCraig MillsCarlos Roman

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    11:55-12:25

    How Nature-based Solutions Become a Business Case For You

    • Reaching net-zero with NBS
    • The potential of NBS for investors and nature
    • Scaling up NBS - Overcoming obstacles when looking to invest in NBS
    • Risks of NBS compared to other investments
    • Investment opportunity in NBS for private investors
    Stefanie HauerSamuel LampertYunae NamDaniel Pfeifer

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    12:25-14:00

    Lunch

    14:00-14:45

    The Value of Integrated Reporting

    • What level of reporting is required?
    • How can we start creating harmony between reporting standards?
    • The value of simplified metrics in accurate reporting
    Shauna MatkovichAleksandra HolmlundTuomo Kauranne

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    14:50-15:20

    Biodiversity - A New Asset Class?

    • Market and instruments for biodiversity conservation
    • Current status: research and practice
    • The need for standards and registries
    • Scaling up biodiversity credit market
    Aleksandra HolmlundGaurav GuptaJohan MareeSimon MorganLiliana Martinez Sarmiento

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    15:20-15:50

    Coffee Break

    15:50-16:35

    Landscape Scale Investments

    • Increasing the value from millions to billions
    • Applying the landscape approach
    • Scope 3 and landscape supply sheds
    • Monitoring at landscape scale
    Nienke StamPaul ChattertonGaurav GuptaLiliana Martinez SarmientoPierre RousseauFernando Russo

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    16:40-16:45

    Conference Closing Remarks

  • Aleksandra Holmlund

    CEO
    Omorica AB

    Chris Zink

    Managing Director
    Conservation International

    Craig Mills

    CEO
    Vizzuality

    Fernando Russo

    Founder
    Meraki Impact

    Jenny Henman

    Founder & Chairwoman
    Plant Your Future

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