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NAB Columbia UNDP Julia Santander, Managing Director of Investments, is featured as part of an upcoming case study by NAB Colombia and UNDP documenting successful impact funds investing in Colombia.

December, 2022

Amazon Investor Coalition

Amazon Investor Coalition showcases EcoEnterprises Fund as a premier Amazon-positive fund in a recent publication as part of Amazonia Rising: 2nd Global Summit on Investing in the Amazon; Tammy Newmark serves as a speaker in a session highlighting EcoEnterprises Fund’s investment strategy and portfolio impact on protecting the Amazon.

December, 2022

Food & Ingredients

We are proud that be included in the 2022 Real Leaders of Impact Investing list that recognizes innovative fund managers leading the way in how capital is deployed to transform the health of our planet and its people.

November, 2022

Food & Ingredients

Agustina Casaburi, Impact Officer participated in ANDE’s “How Might We Better Foster Women’s Economic Growth?” focused on catalyzing women entrepreneurs and encouraging the promotion of women’s economic empowerment. This session marked the beginning of its global conference with over 150 participants representing nearly 50 countries.

September, 2022

Food & Ingredients

Tammy Newmark is featured in "Sustainable & Responsible Investing 360º: Lessons Learned From World Class Investors", bringing her experience and insights to the discussion on venture capital investing. She showcases EcoEnterprises Fund’s track record and innovative investment strategy. Newmark’s interview with author Scott Arnell will be available in a podcast in early 2023.

September, 2022

Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures

EcoEnterprises Fund joins the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures which is pioneering efforts to develop a framework to report nature-related financial information in investment and risk management, with the aim of supporting a shift in financial flows towards nature-positive outcomes.

September, 2022

Food & Ingredients

We congratulate our portfolio company Sambazon on the release of its latest impact report, a testimony to its successful efforts to build a truly sustainable bioeconomy in the Brazilian Amazon. It is an honor to be highlighted as one of the company’s long-term lead investors in Food & Ingredients that discusses Sambazon’s continuous efforts to create positive impact, for example by shifting its packaging to plant-based and post-consumer recycled materials.

August, 2022

Venture Capital & Investment Summit Latin America

Julia Santander served as a panelist on “Women that impact the VC world in Latin America” during this year’s Venture Capital & Investment Summit Latin America in Santa Cruz, Bolivia sponsored by VC4A and CAINCO. We were honored to be invited to share insights from our 20 years track record as women-led investment fund, discuss EcoEnterprises Fund's gender lens investment strategy and our commitment to identify and scale the next generation of female owned and led impact businesses in Latin America.

August, 2022

NAB Columbia Report

EcoEnterprises Fund is pleased to be included in the Colombian National Advisory Board for Impact Investment report which provides important baseline information on the current impact investment landscape in Colombia and is a testimony of a strengthening ecosystem which EcoEnterprises Fund is proud to be a part of for 15 years. 

June, 2022

Confluence Philanthropy At Confluence Philanthropy’s Climate Summit, Tammy Newmark, CEO & Managing Partner highlighted EcoEnterprises Fund’s investment strategy and impact outcomes on a panel focused on natural capital solutions. She discussed biodiversity investing as an essential tool to realize planetary health, climate resilience, local community well-being and a sustainable future.

June, 2022

IDB

Anna Schaefer represented EcoEnterprises Fund at the 2022 IDB Fund Managers Meeting, an opportunity to explore opportunities for collaboration with the IDB network. EcoEnterprises Fund participated in the WeXchange event which connected women STEMpreneurs with investors, featuring 15 women-led businesses in Latin America.

May, 2022



Camara Verde de Comercio EcoEnterprises Fund is honored to be featured in the Sustainability Yearbook of the Colombian Camara Verde de Comercio. The publication highlights our pioneering efforts to transform private sector investments and local economic development into a powerful tool for conservation of valuable ecosystems and biodiversity, while creating sustainable opportunities for vulnerable communities.
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Green Entrepreneurship (2022)

EcoEnterprises Fund joined over 350 representatives from impact funds, incubators, accelerators, multilaterals, foundations and corporations for the first conference organized by Latimpacto in Colombia. In line with the conference theme “Impact Minds: Standing together” we welcomed the opportunity to explore ways to connect with new stakeholders across the region and continue to build a healthier and better planet for all.

April, 2022

Green Entrepreneurship (2022)

EcoEnterprises Fund has been selected by Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and USAID for ANDE Gender Lens Investment Pay for Results Fund. We are excited to work with ANDE and our investees to boost gender performance across our portfolio, enhance environmental and social evaluation throughout our investment process and share our learnings. 

April, 2022

Green Entrepreneurship (2022)

Julia Santander and Anna Schaefer represented EcoEnterprises Fund at FLII 2022, the leading Latin American Impact Investment conference. Santander served as a panelist on “Going beyond COP26”, discussing innovative instruments for climate finance and the importance of an integrated climate and biodiversity strategy as well as on “Más allá del AgTech”, highlighting the Fund’s approach to stimulate natural capital investment.
March, 2022

 

Green Entrepreneurship (2022)

EcoEnterprises Fund is selected as a 2022 Emeritus Impact Manager by ImpactAssets 50 to recognize the Fund’s demonstrative achievements to generate positive impact by ImpactAssets each year since the launch of its list a decade ago.

March, 2022

Green Entrepreneurship (2022)

EcoEnterprises Fund shines in highlight by European Investment Bank, "One Lime at a Time" focused on portfolio company, Equilibria’s work to restore forestland.

March, 2022

Green Entrepreneurship (2022)

UNDP Learning for Nature platform is offering its free online course on Green Entrepreneurship for the second year. EcoEnterprises Fund provided case studies and lessons learned as part of the course. The first session reached nearly 2,000 participants from 165 countries.

February, 2022

2x Challenge Financing for Women

Tammy Newmark is featured in the Climate Taskforce’s impact cases, Ways to Gender-Smart Climate Finance: Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Restoration highlighting EcoEnterprises Fund’s leadership in gender-smart biodiversity investments. 

January, 2022

Irish Examiner

EcoEnterprises Fund’s Tammy Newmark and CEO Sandra Zapata of Fund portfolio company Ecoflora highlighted in Irish Examiner article "The smart climate money is on women” by Marjut Falkstedt, secretary general of the European Investment Bank. 

December, 2021

Partners for ForestsEcoEnterprises Fund is a case study in The Gender-Smart Climate Finance Guide’s toolkit. Sponsored by the 2x Collaborative, a global industry body which promotes gender lens investing, the toolkit enables investors to identify opportunities and mitigate risks in gender and climate finance.

December, 2021

Partners for Forests

EcoEnterprises Fund is featured in Project Sage 4.0, the latest publication by Wharton Social Impact Initiative and Catalyst at Large to quantify the growth and analyze the trends in gender lens investing. 

December, 2021

Partners for Forests

EcoEnterprises Fund joins the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures which is pioneering efforts to improve and increase reporting of climate-related financial information in investment and risk management. 

December, 2021

Partners for ForestsJohn McKenna appears with portfolio company Ecoflora in Partnerships for Forests piece highlighting the importance of forests for economic ecosystems and climate resilience for local communities.  

December, 2021

 

Partners for ForestsTammy Newmark showcases EcoEnterprises Fund’s innovative investments in biodiversity, part of the Banco de México and CEMLA conference on Biodiversity and Environmental Challenges for the Financial System.  

December, 2021

World Business Council for Sustainable Development Julia Santander represents EcoEnterprises Fund at the “Ecuador Open for Business 2021” Investment Summit in Quito, the most important investment summit in the country that brought together investors, business leaders, government officials and high-profile experts to discuss investment opportunities and important trends such as sustainable investment strategies and gender lens investing.

November, 2021

 

World Business Council for Sustainable Development EcoEnterprises Fund is highlighted in the European Private Equity’s Real Deals Future 40: Impact Investment Funds - a showcase for funds at the forefront of private markets investment, making a measurable difference for our society and environment.

November, 2021

World Business Council for Sustainable Development EcoEnterprises Fund becomes a supporter of the Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials which provides guidance to financial institutions can effectively manage and report on biodiversity risks and opportunities and contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.

November, 2021

World Business Council for Sustainable Development World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced case studies at the COP 26 Climate Summit featuring leaders collaborating with business and local communities to transition to inclusive and regenerative food and land use systems. Thank you to Just Rural Transition for including our work. 

November, 2021

Women's Empowerment PrinciplesEcoEnterprises Fund was chosen as the winner of the #FTIFCAwards for transformational work in gender-lens finance!

October, 2021

EcoEnterprises cardsEcoEnterprises Fund is shortlisted for the Transformational Business Award 2021 sponsored by Financial Times and the International Finance Corp. The 2021 awards honor efforts to ensure an environmentally and socially resilient recovery by contributing to progress in smart agriculture and sustainable supply chains. EcoEnterprises Fund is featured as one of the innovative financial solutions to boost female empowerment and women-led businesses in traditionally underserved sectors.

October, 2021

Women's Empowerment PrinciplesEcoEnterprises Fund is featured at the UNDP/UNEP/Convention on Biological Diversity-sponsored Nature for Life Hub 2021, focused on creating a nature-positive future – Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. Anna Schaefer presents “Shifting the Balance: Putting communities at the center of sustainable production.” 

October, 2021

Women's Empowerment PrinciplesEcoEnterprises Fund becomes a signatory to the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), joining a community of nearly 6,000 companies globally that have committed to making a difference for gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. Established by UN Global Compact and UN Women, the WEPs are informed by international labour and human rights standards.

September, 2021

nnewin.png Tammy Newmark was a featured keynote at a monthly webinar of the Vermont Women’s Investor Network. The Vermont Women’s Investor Network, a partner of the Northern New England Women’s Investor Network supports all women, trans and gender non-conforming investors in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Vermont to create positive environmental and social impact while generating a financial return.

September, 2021

IDBmultiLogoTrans.pngJulia Santander represents EcoEnterprises Fund as a panelist during the IDB Group’s “One Region, One Commitment” summit, sharing the Fund’s perspective on financial instruments and tailored support mechanisms suited to bolster impact businesses across the region. See the full conversation about “How can start-ups and entrepreneurs address climate change and biodiversity?” here.

June, 2021

operatingprinciples250_1.pngEcoEnterprises Fund becomes a signatory to the Operating Principles for Impact Management, joining a community of 132 investors from 33 countries that have committed to implementing a global standard for impact management.

June, 2021

findevca_grab.pngEcoEnterprises Fund is featured at FinDev Canada’s webinar for the launch of FinDev Canada’s 2020 Annual Report. Tammy Newmark participates as a panelist on a discussion of “Supporting sustainable and inclusive growth during a global pandemic.” 

June, 2021

AndeGenderEquality.pngEcoEnterprises Fund is honored to be involved in the ANDE Gender Equality Initiative, an exciting partnership of ANDE and its member organizations with U.S. Agency for International Development and the Visa Foundation. Julia Santander and Anna Schaefer serve as regional specialists in the Gender Equality Action Labs, that convene to identify barriers to success, improve existing solutions, and ideate new solutions to achieve U.N Sustainable Development Goal 5 for women empowerment, with a specific focus on female business leadership and access to financing in Latin America.

May, 2021

amazon_investor_coalition200.jpgEcoEnterprises Fund participates in Amazonia Rising: A Global Summit on Investing in the Amazon. Tammy Newmark serves as a speaker on the panel, “Building Amazon Entrepreneurship Funds and Accelerators.” She is an advisor for the Amazon Investor Coalition, a novel collaboration between investors and philanthropies with governments, non-profits and allies to increase forest-friendly economic development and the rule of law across the Amazon region, in partnership with local stakeholders. Portfolio company, Sambazon is also featured. 

May, 2021

LandAccelerator.pngAnna Schaefer, Investment Officer, serves as a panelist for the Latin America Land Accelerator Demo Days - a pitch session for companies involved in the restoration of forests and farmland - hosted by the World Resources Institute.

April, 2021

 AB_Nathalie_Prado042221.jpgNathalie Prado, Managing Director joins agritech and foodtech accelerator Advisory Board, Future of Food LATAM formed by Village Capital and Visa Foundation. 

April, 2021

Gali.pngNathalie Prado, Managing Director is cited as a contributor to “Acceleration and Access to Finance in Central America,” a Knowledge Brief by the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative of Aspen Institute of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and Emory University.

April, 2021

 

forestando.jpgJulia Santander, Managing Director serves as a panelist on forestry investment for “Forestando el Emprendimiento y la Inversion,” organized by Reforestamos Mexico, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs and World Resources Institute.

April, 2021

greentech_1.jpgNathalie Prado, Managing Director served as a panelist for a pitch session of emerging environmental business opportunities during Greentech Demo-Day Costa Rica. 

April, 2021

Laca.pngEcoEnterprises Fund is noted for its contribution to “Structuring for Exit: New Approaches for Private Capital in Latin America”, published by LAVCA, the Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America and EMPEA, the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. 

April, 2021

 NC21_Tammy_NewmarkS.jpgTammy Newmark serves as an expert speaker on “Investing for Impact” for Environmental Finance’s Natural Capital Investment Conference 2021.

March, 2021

Principles for Responsible InvestmentEcoEnterprises Fund becomes a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment, joining 3,100 global asset managers, owners, and service providers with a total $110 trillion assets under management to promote the incorporation of environmental, social, and governance factors into investment decision making. 

February, 2021

IA50Badge_2021_Emeritus_Details.pngEcoEnterprises Fund is selected as a 2021 Emeritus Impact Manager by ImpactAssets 50 to recognize the Fund’s demonstrative achievements to generate positive impact by ImpactAssets each year since the launch of its list 9 years ago.

February, 2021

 

Das_Gupta_cover.jpgEcoEnterprises Fund is featured in “The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review”, a ground-breaking report on ecosystem processes, economic activity, and the value of nature. Led by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, (Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus, University of Cambridge), the Review was commissioned by the HM Treasury of the UK government and has been supported by an esteemed multi-disciplinary Advisory Panel.

February, 2021

IDB300.png"With many new ventures and higher capital flows into sustainability, EcoEnterprises Fund is well positioned to lead the move from a niche to a mainstream investment domain,” remarks Isabel Studer-Noguez, author in “Impact Investment for Biodiversity Conservation: Cases from Latin America and the Caribbean”. Inter-American Development Bank highlights EcoEnterprises Fund in this seminal publication.  

January, 2021

LfN_UNDP_combined_darker3.pngEcoEnterprises Fund partnered with UNDP, Convention on Biological Diversity, FaithInvest, Fordham University, Lehigh University, Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production, European Union and the Global Environment Facility to sponsor a Massive Online Open Course on Green Entrepreneurship. With nearly 2,000 participants the course runs from 2 November 2020 to 11 December 2020. EcoEnterprises Fund’s team presents case studies and lessons-learned throughout the course. 
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October, 2020

 imvest250.pngJulia Santander joined imvest for a panel discussing “Investing in Low Carbon Strategies”, reflecting on the importance of sustainable business models like the ones financed by EcoEnterprises Fund to reduce the carbon footprint of agriculture in Latin America.

September, 2020

 

ImpactInvestingLA.jpgEcoEnterprises Fund contributes to "Impact Investing in Latin America", recently published by Aspen Network of Development Enterpreneurs (ANDE). During a virtual event organized by ANDE to celebrate the launch of the report, Julia Santander served as a panelist on the “Importance of Impact Investments to achieve Biodiversity and Ecosystem Conservation.”

September, 2020

 

WExchange.pngNathalie Prado participates as a judge on a business plan pitch panel at the WeXchange 2020 for high-growth women STEMpreneurs in Latin America sponsored by IDB Lab

September, 2020

 

Biodiversity Finance InitiativeEcoEnterprises Fund portfolio company Kiwa and Martin Acosta, CEO highlighted in post with Tammy E. Newmark “In the Hunt for Profit, Don’t forget People.

August, 2020

BiofinBetter150.pngTammy E. Newmark served as an opening speaker for a Latin America regional conference sponsored by the Biodiversity Finance Initiative of United Nations Development Programme. She discussed how sustainable companies have adeptly managed challenges presented by Covid-19 while upholding underlying social and environmental impacts.
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Biointropic.pngSandra Zapata, CEO from portfolio company Ecoflora Cares, highlights EcoEnterprises Fund in a webinar sponsored by Biointropic on how a biodiversity-based business develops products for the marketplace. 

July, 2020

Julia Santander leads a webinar for ProColombia, “Food Talks & Finance: Inversiones con impacto social y ambiental en el sector agricola - EcoEnterprises Fund” which focuses on the Fund’s investment process.

June, 2020

Partners for Forests

International fund administrator, Centaur, highlights client relationship with EcoEnterprises Fund.

June, 2020

Nathalie Prado participates as a speaker for a World Resources Institute and Initiative 20X20 webinar, “From Idea to Business: Tools and Methods to Scale Restoration Businesses” which explores entrepreneurial challenges to the viability of landscape restoration businesses.

May, 2020

Biodiversity Finance Initiative

EcoEnterprises Fund is featured in publication issued by the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) of the United Nations Development Programme, “Moving Mountains: Unlocking Private Capital for Biodiversity and Ecosystems.”

April, 2020

For the 8th year in a row, EcoEnterprises Fund is selected as featured investment manager by ImpactAssets 50

February, 2020

Ceniarth highlights investment in EcoEnterprises Fund as part of their focus on impact-first investments, transactions that maximize impact in underserved communities.

December, 2019

Tammy E. Newmark serves on the Technical Advisory Committee for the Equator Prize. The winners of such global initiative, sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme, represents outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for climate change and local sustainable development.

October, 2019

EcoEnterprises Fund becomes FinDev Canada’s First 2XChallenge Investment, qualifying for the 2X Challenge based on two criteria, namely women in senior leadership at fund manager level and the proportion of portfolio companies expected to meet the 2X criteria.
“We are proud to support a women-led Fund with a solid track record of helping environmentally sustainable businesses in Latin America scale their operations” said Paul Lamontagne, Managing Director of FinDev Canada. “We believe the private sector is key to address climate change and to empower women in rural areas, where they are often more vulnerable to inequalities.”

September, 2019

Development finance institution FinDev Canada is cited in ImpactAlpha.com for investing in EcoEnterprises Fund as part of their Global 2X Challenge to encourage development finance institutions to get more capital flowing to women. FinDev cited EcoEnterprises’ female leadership as the 2X Challenge tie.   

May, 2019

Julia Santander speaks at UEBS 2019

Managing Director of investments, Julia Santander, discusses EcoEnterprises Fund’s contribution to “Closing the Funding Gap" in Conservation Finance during the 2019 UEBT “Beauty of Sourcing with Respect" Conference. This annual conference of EcoEnterprises Fund’s strategic partner, the Union for Ethical Biotrade, brings together companies from the beauty, food, beverage and pharmaceutical sectors to explore and advance issues such as ethical sourcing practices in global supply chains, Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) regulations, biodiversity-based R&D trends and evolving consumer expectations.

May, 2019

Tammy Newmark is featured in the Union for Ethical Biotrade (UEBT)’s recent newsletter. EcoEnterprises Fund is teaming up with UEBT in its third fund to identify and support pioneering community-based businesses that are setting an example establishing fair and equitable supply chains and using Latin America's rich biodiversity for the benefit of smallholder producers, rural communities and clients. The Fund will work with select candidates to build capacities and propel their long-term sustainable growth.
Read the interview here.

March, 2019

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Structured exits have emerged as an alternative form of flexible capital most needed by impact enterprises. At FLII (Latin America Impact Investing Forum) 2019, Julia Santander serves as a speaker at the “Masterclass on Structured Exits" sharing EcoEnterprises Fund's pioneering work in structuring these tailored instruments.

February, 2019

For the 7th year in a row, EcoEnterprises Fund is selected as featured investment manager by ImpactAssets 50

February, 2019

alterna New Ventures

Nathalie Prado serves as a panelist at Foro Latinoamericano de Inversión de Impacto Centroamérica y El Caribe for two sessions, adding her expertise to a discussions on scaling ecotourism ventures, and structuring tailored financing for diverse range of small and growing businesses in emerging markets.  

November, 2018

Tammy Newmark and Julia Santander speak on panels on “Conservation Finance” and “Climate-Smart Agriculture”, respectively,  during SOCAP 2018, sharing insights and lessons learned from two decades of working with nature-based businesses.  

October, 2018

Tammy Newmark serves as a speaker during UN’s Climate Week for, “Forests & Finance Dialogue: Shifting private sector finance to accelerate forest action.” The panel explored how to accelerate the finance of inclusive, small-scale forest-based enterprises and increase green investment for sustainable forestry. View the event report here

September, 2018

Julia Santander participates in a coaching session for scholarship entrepreneurs at CLIIQ (Cumbre Latinoamericana de Inversión de Impacto Quito), sponsored by Impaqto, an Ecuadorian accelerator for impact-driven entrepreneurship in Latin America. Impaqto’s report “The second wave: Promoting a second decade of impact investing in frontier markets in Latin America”, features EcoEnterprises Fund as a case study. Download the report here

September, 2018

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EcoEnterprises Fund is showcased in the Impact Assets 2018 Impact Report

September, 2018

Alimi Impact Ventures discusses EcoEnterprises Fund’s investment in Sambazon as one of six successful models for replication during its 2018 conference on Impact Investing in Climate-Smart Agriculture in Brazil. Read more here

August, 2018

Nathalie Prado serves as a judge at an award competition in Costa Rica for innovative environmental businesses in Latin America sponsored by Viva Idea,  which promotes entrepreneurship learning and support in Latin America. 

August, 2018

Nathalie Prado serves as panelist on innovative capital investments at the Sustainable Landscape in Mesoamerica Dialogue held by CATIE in Costa Rica.

July, 2018

Managing director of investments, Nathalie Prado, comments in Latin Finance on Central American impact investing trends: "We’re seeing a phenomenon towards agroforestry, sustainable agriculture, emerging technologies, biopesticides and natural organic products. These are all moving very rapidly".

June, 2018

Tammy Newmark serves as a speaker at Europe’s leading forum on development with this year’s theme “#She is We”. Sponsored by European Investment Bank, her panel focuses on women and investment

June, 2018

EcoEnterprises Fund participates at the most recent Latin American Impact Investing Forum in Mexico at which Nathalie Prado serves as an expert panelist on "The Rise of Sustainable Ecotourism".

February, 2018

Julia Santander, Managing Director, serves as speaker at ImpactForum 2018 - Investing Globally for Social Impact and Profit, discussing EcoEnterprises Fund’s approach as an example for impact investment strategies with a track record.

February, 2018

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February, 2018: For the 6th year in a row, EcoEnterprises Fund is selected as featured investment manager by ImpactAssets 50.

February, 2018

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Julia Santander, Managing Director, is a speaker at BIOMATCH 2017 in Lima, Peru  discussing the economic potential and long-lasting impacts of sustainable, biodiversity-based businesses across Latin America.

December, 2017

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EcoEnterprises Fund is subject of a case study in Clarmondial's "Capitalising Conservation Report". The case study can be found on page 46 of the report here.

November, 2017

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Tammy Newmark is interviewed by Amy Bennett of  Impact Assets in Real Leaders about her pioneering role in the impact investing field as CEO and Managing Partner of EcoEnterprises Fund.

November, 2017

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Impact Alpha notes the increasing financial viability of Impact Investing, quoting Tammy Newmark of EcoEnterprises Fund, who said its third successively bigger fund for companies creating sustainable livelihoods for local communities shows that investors are satisfied.

September, 2017

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EcoEnterprises Fund is mentioned in Private Wealth, citing their inclusion in the donor advised fund, ImpactAssets Giving Fund.

September, 2017

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EcoEnterprises Fund is cited in B the Change for "breaking ground by investing in companies with multiple conservation, restoration, and sustainable-production objectives, including great B Corps like Runa".

September, 2017

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EcoEnterprises Fund featured in Impact Assets 2016 Annual Impact Report, “A Year in Motion: At the Intersection of Philanthropy & Impact Investing”.

September, 2017

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John McKenna, Managing Director appears in "A Better Way: The Market for Biological Products in Latin America." EcoEnterprises Fund portfolio companies, Ecoflora Agro and Durabilis (Fairfruit) are also showcased in the presentation from the Partnering for Innovation conference sponsored by Feed the Future in Guatemala.

September, 2017

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Nathalie Prado, Managing Director discusses EcoEnterprises Fund's ecotourism portfolio in "Ecotourism Investment Begins to Flourish" for the Conservation Finance Network.  

August, 2017

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EcoEnterprises Fund accepted as a high-impact investment option for ImpactAssets, Giving Fund.

August, 2017

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EcoEnterprises Fund is cited in "Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship".
Jones, Geoffrey. Oxford University Press. 

June, 2017

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For the 5th year in a row, EcoEnterprises Fund is selected as featured investment manager by ImpactAssets 50.

February, 2017

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The Croatan Institute features EcoEnterprises Fund in its paper "Climate-Related Investment for Resilient Communities”, which presents best-in-class investment opportunities in solutions to climate change that pursue both positive environmental and social, community-level impacts, helping institutional investors align investment portfolios with the transition to a just, low-carbon economy.

December, 2016

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EcoEnterprises Fund is featured as a lead impact investment fund contributing to World Resources Institute’s 20x20 Initiative’s goal to restore 20 million hectares of degraded land in Latin America by 2020.
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December, 2016

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The Multilateral International Fund (MIF) highlights EcoEnterprises Fund’s critical contribution to the protection of the world’s biological diversity and natural resources, the promotion of climate-smart agricultural practices to increase resilience in rural value chains, and the creation of conditions necessary for sustainable and inclusive economic growth and prosperity. The MIF announces its participation in EcoEnterprises Fund’s third fund under management that will launch in 2017. Read more at MIF’s blog here.

December, 2016

 

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Nathalie Prado, Managing Director, is a panelist at ELIS Costa Rica 2016 discussing impact investment as a tool for social innovation. 

November, 2016

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Tammy Newmark serves as a speaker at Sustainatopia Boston on a panel, "Going Mainstream with Impact Investing"

October, 2016

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