17–18 May 2022 London, UK

Forestry & Agriculture Investment Summit – May 2022

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    Session
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    17 May 2022
      09:20–10:20

    Institutional and Corporate Investor Panel

    • Defining key issues that impact an investor
    • The importance of ensuring reputation when selecting investments
    • Integrating financial returns and positive climate outcomes
    Felicity SporsFelicity SporsGaetan HerinckxGaetan HerinckxMartin BergMartin BergAdrian EnacheAdrian EnacheDavid GardnerDavid Gardner

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    18 May 2022
      09:00–10:00

    COP 26 and the Impact of Article 6 on Carbon Markets

    • Outlining the effect of Article 6 in the long term
    • What does this mean for the 15-fold increase in the VCM
    • How can investors harness these trends?
    Sandeep Roy ChoudhurySandeep Roy ChoudhuryJillian DyszynskiJillian DyszynskiEdit KissEdit KissHugh SalwayHugh SalwaySvenja TelleSvenja Telle

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    18 May 2022
      13:45–14:45

    The Metrics of Forestry, Biodiversity and Agriculture to obtain accurate KPI’s

    • Key KPI’s to look for
    • What technologies measure your investments accurately?
    • How to monetise good metrics
    • Methodologies for reporting successful projects
    Jos LemmensJos LemmensAleksandra HolmlundAleksandra HolmlundMaryKate BullenMaryKate BullenNanne TolsmaNanne TolsmaTim FieldTim FieldRolf SchmitzRolf Schmitz

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  • 17 May – Day one

    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
    • Developing partnerships
    Charlotte O'Leary
    09:20-10:20

    Institutional and Corporate Investor Panel

    • Defining key issues that impact an investor
    • The importance of ensuring reputation when selecting investments
    • Integrating financial returns and positive climate outcomes
    Felicity SporsGaetan HerinckxMartin BergAdrian EnacheDavid Gardner

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    10:25-10:55

    Managing Landscapes for a Better Future

    • Growth and opportunities in new markets
    • Integrated land management practices for optionality between agriculture and forestry
    • Utilising blended finance to catalyse and scale environmental and social impact
    Mark Rogers

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    10:55-11:20

    Coffee Break

    11:20-12:05

    The Potential of Forestry and Agroforestry as a Natural Climate Solution

    • Defining and reporting positive climate returns
    • Developing projects that make financial sense
    • Tools needed to assist the manager on the ground
    Martin PoulsenLaure BourgeoisPetri KuusistoPetri LehtonenSandeep Roy Choudhury
    12:10-12:40

    Risk Management Strategy for Forest-Carbon investments

    • Forests – currently the biggest buffer to rising global temperatures
    • Impact of a volatile climate on forestry losses since 1980
    • Risk exposure – natural hazards
    • Risk management by investors and forest managers
    • Risk transfer to carbon registries
    • Risk transfer to global insurers
    Phil Cottle

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    12:40-14:00

    Lunch

    14:00-14:45

    Regenerative Agriculture

    • Changes in consumer demand necessitate this goes mainstream
    • Scaling projects to make them viable economically as well as environmentally
    • Long term support models that enable transition
    • Technological advances enabling easier transition
    Jenny HenmanTom LudwigDominic StranoHelen Crowley
    14:50-15:35

    Technology Applications and Innovations for Nature Based Carbon Projects

    • The view of the project developer
    • The concept of digital MRV
      o Importance of DMRV vs status quo
      o The role of remote sensing
      o The role of blockchain technologies
      o Other potential DMRV technologies
    • The path to acceptance by the standards
    • Measuring biodiversity
    Anil MadhavapeddyJon PierreCharlie PoolRachael NutterOwen Hewlett

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    15:35-16:00

    Coffee Break

    16:00-17:10

    Technology Spotlight Session

    • Modelling and data management
    • Measuring biodiversity – methodologies and examples
    • Project management, risk estimation
    Steven RamageMariam CrichtonWill CadellJonas FrankeIain WoodhouseCraig MillsEdward Asseily

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    17:15-18:00

    Geography Focus – North American Forestry Investment

    • Is the TIMO model evolving to drive greater ESG change?
    • As NBS accelerates, how can North American investments harness this opportunity?
    • Examples of TIMOs adding value through easements, natural capital, and across varied forest types
    Jillian DyszynskiEric CooperströmMaryKate Bullen

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    18:00-19:00

    Drinks Reception

    18 May – Day two

    08:00-09:00

    Breakfast Buffet

    09:00-10:00

    COP 26 and the Impact of Article 6 on Carbon Markets

    • Outlining the effect of Article 6 in the long term
    • What does this mean for the 15-fold increase in the VCM
    • How can investors harness these trends?
    Sandeep Roy ChoudhuryJillian DyszynskiEdit KissHugh SalwaySvenja Telle

    Sponsored by

    10:05-10:35

    Towards the development of a fully traceable and sustainable agroforestry business in Central America

    • A mixed teak and cacao plantation.
    • Access to carbon credits.
    • Attractive cost and tax incentives for investments.
    • Sustainable agroforestry certifications and ESG efforts.
    • Financial review of the project.
    Randy Martin

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    10:35-11:00

    Coffee Break

    11:00-11:45

    Carbon and Biodiversity – Compelling Bedfellows or Competing for the Same Capital?

    • Carbon has dominated but biodiversity is increasing in importance
    • How can an investor account for biodiversity?
    • The future of biodiversity credit
    Petri LehtonenSundar BharadwajPaul ChattertonAleksandra Holmlund
    11:50-12:20

    Recent Developments in Investment Strategies to Tackle Biodiversity Loss

    • Main trends in investment strategies to tackle biodiversity loss
    • Main challenges for investors to make good strategies around the biodiversity theme?
    • Use of alternative data
    • Satellite data for sustainable investment and biodiversity
    Nanne TolsmaAnita McBain

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    12:20-13:45

    Lunch

    13:45-14:45

    The Metrics of Forestry, Biodiversity and Agriculture to obtain accurate KPI’s

    • Key KPI’s to look for
    • What technologies measure your investments accurately?
    • How to monetise good metrics
    • Methodologies for reporting successful projects
    Jos LemmensAleksandra HolmlundMaryKate BullenNanne TolsmaTim FieldRolf Schmitz

    Sponsored by

    14:50-15:50

    Project Origination

    • Understanding the social implications of a project
    • Key factors that determine the success of a project
    • Local conditions, risks and opportunities
    • Focus on real life examples of projects
    Lorenzo MandiasAlex BuskeyTobias DorenkampEdit KissSuhul Haile

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    15:50-16:00

    Day Two Closing Remarks

  • Aleksandra Holmlund

    CEO
    Omorica AB

    Alex Buskey

    Director of Project Origination
    Flow Carbon

    Craig Mills

    CEO
    Vizzuality

    David Gardner

    CIO
    Gresham House

  • Hilton Canary Wharf

    S Quay Square,
    Marsh Wall,
    London E14 9SH

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