Category: Investor Stories

Ed Byrne, if regen food doesn’t taste amazing and doesn’t make money it won’t go anywhere

Ed Byrne is the co-founder of Soil Works Natural Capital. Here a conversation about the scale and business and the role of decentralized processing in regenerative agriculture. They also discuss the importance of taste to make a profit and its impact on consumers.

Jeroen Klompe on building a fair farmers first marketplace

An interview with Jeroen Klompe, co-founder of Klompe Landbouw and Soil Heroes on why everything starts with biodiversity above and below ground and how one of the most advanced regenerative farmers in the Netherlands is setting up a fair farmers first marketplace to connect farmers with buyers of ecosystem services.

Richard Focken on how German pension funds are investing significantly in sustainable agroforestry

In this interview with Richard Focken, CEO of 12Tree, we explore the 4 year due diligence which lead to a German pension fund investing 200m into agroforestry.

Fabio Sakamoto, growing large scale Brazilian regenerative organic agriculture

A conversation with Fabio Sakamoto, co-founder of Rizoma Agro, about bringing down the costs of producing regenerative organic grains and pulses and how to scale this to impact more acres.

Dan Miller on crowdfunding and its key role in regenerative agriculture

Is investing in regenerative agriculture and food only for large investors? An interview with Dan Miller, founder of crowd investing platform Steward.

How to build the ideal regenerative fund structure with Wood Turner and Atish Babu, Agriculture Capital

Fund managers Wood Turner and Atish Babu of Agriculture Capital together have raised 800 million across two funds for permanent crops in the last six years.

How would two of the most experienced impact investors in regen ag and food approach the financing of regenerative transition?

As part of the Transition Finance for Farmers series, Benedikt Bösel and Koen van Seijen interview Sallie Calhoun and Esther Park of Cienega Capital and the #NoRegrets Initiative.

Mark Campanale and Matt McLuckie on the hidden risks in the food and ag system any investor should know

An interesting conversation with Mark Campanale and Matt McLuckie of Planet Tracker, a non-profit financial think tank focused on planetary limits and financial markets e.g. fisheries, water and textiles.

Yasmine Svan on why a 1.3 trillion asset manager is asking questions about soil health

Yasmine Svan is Sustainability Analyst at Legal & General Investment Management, one of the largest asset mangers in Europe.