Professional Practice

Nature’s Returns: Investing in Ecosystem Services

Date: 10/2/2013 - 9/16/2013

Type: Lectures

Location(s): US


The Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) is pleased to continue Nature’s Returns: Investing in Ecosystem Services, a webinar series that addresses the growing importance of ecosystem service valuation and investment. This year CBEY is joined by co-sponsor Island Press and the Conservation Finance Network in presenting a new round of a webinar mini-series. We will build on the previous years' webinar series by exploring current experimentation in ecosystem services across the U.S. in the following focal areas: Investments in Green Infrastructure, Innovative Financial Tools, and Community Economic Development.

To begin, we will address Investments in Green Infrastructure through three webinar presentations:


  • Private Investments in Natural Infrastructure, Ricardo Bayon, co-founder, EKO Asset Management Partners, October 2, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. EST
  • Urban Stormwater Management in the Chesapeake Bay, John Campagna, rresident, Restore Capital, October 7, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. EST
  • Green Infrastructure Tools in the Nation's Capital, Bethany Bezak, DC Water and Sewer Authority, October 16, 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. EST.


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