Tag: finance

Long term off take agreements are more important than transition finance for farmers

In the final episode of Transition Finance, Koen van Seijen with co-host and partner-in-crime Benedikt Bösel looks back on the past eight months and concludes the lessons discussed in previous episodes Transition Finance for Farmers series.

Is Transition Finance key for every farmer?

Does a farmer need transition finance to start or speed up his regenerative transition? Benedikt Bösel and Koen van Seijen dug deeper into the connection between farm profitability and regenerative agriculture practices, with the co-founder and COO of Soil Capital, Nicolas Verschuere.

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.

What kind of systems thinking is necessary to design investment products?

Robyn O’Brien of rePlant Capital is the third guest of the Transition Finance for Farmers Series. A discussion on the crucial role of farmers and investments.

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.

The role of Triodos, one of the world’s leading sustainable banks, in financing the transition towards regenerative agriculture

As part of the series on Transition Finance, Benedikt Bösel and Koen van Seijen interview Jurriën Appers of Triodos Bank/Investment Management on the role of banks in this transition.

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.

Andrew Voysey, Why the EU Taxonomy on Sustainable Finance matters to all regen investors?

Andrew Voysey is head of Business and Government Solutions at Soil Capital. We spoke about the EU Taxonomy on Sustainable Finance.

Sean Kidney on the $100 trillion bond market everyone in regen ag should know about

Sean Kidney, CEO and co-founder of the Climate Bonds Initiative, on the $100 trillion bond market everyone in regenerative ag and food should know about.

Paul Chatterton – WWF’s Finance Lab working on landscapes of 1M hectares and $100M investments

Paul Chatterton is the co-founder of the Landscape Finance Lab an experimental unit inside the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). They incubate sustainable landscapes, structure, launch and fund deals at landscape scale.