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Impact

Our target projects create strong financial and ecological benefits. They generate competitive financial returns for investors and communities while at the same time conserving important ecosystems and biodiversity.

By carefully integrating profitability with sustainability, our target projects contribute to:

  • Generating sustainable returns on investment

  • Conserving tropical forests, endangered wildlife and biodiversity

  • Sustainably increasing productivity of high quality agriculture and forestry commodities while protecting soils and water

  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and helping host communities adapt to the impacts of climate change

 

Conserving and restoring forests is the most cost-effective option to mitigate climate change, providing as much as 30% of the overall solution needed to maintain global temperature increase below 2°C.

Impact Targets

Our holistic approach aims to launch Funds that systematically achieve financial, ecological and social targets. 

  • 8 - 10% target IRR for investors.

  • 80,000+ ha of forests conserved or restored.

  • 70,000+ households impacted through increased productivity and revenues, improved food security and/or creation of jobs

  • 13 million+ tons of CO2 emissions avoided.

Measuring Impact

Accountability and measurement of the impact of projects is a key part of our investment strategy and fundamental to our success. We have systems in place to continuously monitor the financial, environmental and social performance of any investments; identify risks; and report on impacts. The resulting lessons learned feed directly back into our adaptive management process to ensure continual improvement in the performance of Fund portfolios – for the benefit of our investors, ecosystems and communities.

In doing so we will adhere to strict environmental, social and governance (ESG) guidelines in accordance with the United Nations and IFC best practice and covering all targets that underpin the sustainability strategy of Natural Strategies Investments:

  • Sustainable financial returns

  • Ecosystem preservation, biodiversity conservation and protection of endangered wildlife

  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation

  • Social benefits including economic empowerment, income generation and job creation

  • Local stakeholder engagement and inclusive decision making

Geographic and Sector Focus

​N4C will invest in tropical forest countries with highly concentrated biodiversity as well as Europe. In all these regions, Natural Strategies has decades of combined experience and networks spanning from the largest global multilaterals and international organizations such as the UN to leading private sector companies.

Natural Strategies SFF will invest in companies in the areas of sustainable agriculture and forestry, green commodity manufacturing and sustainable food systems. All investee companies need to demonstrate that they directly and measurably contribute to reducing pressure on natural forests, thereby helping conserve or restore some of the most biodiverse, vulnerable and ecologically significant ecosystems on the planet.

Natural Strategies Investments - Investing in Sustainability

Natural Strategies Investments is the trade name of Natural Strategies S.L.

Registered office: Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, Carrer de Sant Antoni Maria Claret 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain

contact@naturalstrategies.com