Category: Investor Stories

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.

Introducing Transition Finance with Benedikt and Koen

Koen van Seijen and Benedikt Bösel are the co-hosts of this special series dedicated to Transition Finance in regenerative agriculture and food.
In this series Koen is joined by Benedikt Bösel, owner of the Gut&Bösel farm (http://www.gutundboesel.org) and former Venture Capitalist with a focus on environmental technologies and AgTech startups. Follow them on their journey to find out what are the key principles of transition finance for regenerative farmers.

Phil Graves on how Patagonia is investing its $75 million fund into regenerative agriculture

Why regenerative ORGANIC certification is key for the future of agriculture? The answer in the interview with Phil Graves, head of Patagonia’s venture fund Tin Shed Ventures.

Armin Steuernagel on how to keep a mission driven company independent and raise capital

Armin Steuernagel, entrepreneur in food, co-founder of the Purpose Network and impact investor. The Purpose Network helps companies to stay independent and mission driven for the long term.

Martijn Blom, investing 15m into regen food/agri companies in Sub Saharan Africa

Entrepreneur turned impact investor with a new found passion for SOIL: an interview withMartijn Blom, senior manager investor relationships at Hivos Impact Investments, the impact investment arm of a large dutch NGO.

Eric Jackson – Doing over 150M in sales of organic grain and soy, started 18mon ago

Eric Jackson is CEO of Pipeline Foods. A conversation about large scale conversion of land to organic farming and what holds farmers back while the demand is growing so rapidly.

Esther Park, CEO of Cienega capital, on impact investing in regen ag and food

The CEO of Cienega Capital and founder of #NOREGRETS initiative, Esther Park talking about investing in Regenerative Agriculture.