Investing in Nature: Case Studies of Land Conservation in Collaboration with Business

Investing in Nature: Case Studies of Land Conservation in Collaboration with Business

by William Ginn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597260126

ISBN-13: 9781597260121

Pub. Date: 08/23/2005

Publisher: Island Press

One of the world's greatest treasures is its land. To protect that land for the future, a group of dedicated environmental entrepreneurs is pioneering a new set of tools for land conservation deals. Drawing on his vast experience in both business and land conservation at The Nature Conservancy, William Ginn offers a practical guide to the latest innovations and a road…  See more details below

Overview

One of the world's greatest treasures is its land. To protect that land for the future, a group of dedicated environmental entrepreneurs is pioneering a new set of tools for land conservation deals. Drawing on his vast experience in both business and land conservation at The Nature Conservancy, William Ginn offers a practical guide to the latest innovations and a road map to the most effective way to implement the ideas. From conservation investment banking to new tax incentives that encourage companies to do the "right" thing, Ginn goes beyond theories to present real-world strategies to save land.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597260121
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
08/23/2005
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Tables, and Boxes
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Scale of Nature
 
PART I. Conservation Investment Banking
Chapter 1. Partnering with Big Timber
Chapter 2. Debt for Nature: The Story of the Katahdin Forest
Chapter 3. Bankruptcy and Biodiversity
Chapter 4. Investing with an Attitude
 
PART II. Creating New Environmental Markets
Chapter 5. Carbon and Forests
Chapter 6. The Bank of Nature
 
Part III. Incentives
Chapter 7. Chapter 7: :Greening Business
Chapter 8. Tax Credits for Conservation
Chapter 9. Incentives for Working Landscapes
 
PART IV. The Path Forward: 
Chapter 10. If You Build It, Will They Come? 
Chapter 11. Conservation at the Scale of Nature
Chapter 12. Crossing the Divide 
 
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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