Can coffee made of lupine, chickpea and blackcurrant beans taste as good as the real thing? Dutch company Northern Wonder is working with agricultural researchers to make sure the end product resembles real coffee.
The Dutch bank reportedly violated its own ‘zero-tolerance’ policy towards deforestation. Extensive data research conducted by FD in collaboration with NGO Repórter Brasil shows Rabobank’s involvement with illegal deforesters.
The investment will help Mombak to scale up its operational and technology systems, as it implements a $100m strategy to reforest parts of the Amazon basin, generating carbon removal credits by capturing atmospheric carbon dioxide.
The Restoration Seed Capital Facility, co-led by the UN Environment Programme, aims to unlock more private finance for the restoration and preservation of forests in developing countries by backing impact funds in the space.
Sustainable land use investments have the potential to become a new asset class but there is a shortage of investable projects. IDH aims to close the gap between motivated investors and innovative project developers.