Scottish Conservation Finance Pioneers group

Established in July 2020, the Scottish Conservation Finance Pioneers Group brings together anyone with an interest in conservation finance in Scotland. It emerged out of an earlier Scottish Forum sub-group, the Innovative Finance Working Group, which played an important role in driving the "Route Map to £1 Billion" conservation finance project, which launched in May 2020.  

The Scottish Conservation Finance Pioneers Group aims to build on the interest generated in conservation finance by the Route Map, and is open to anyone to join, from anywhere in the world. It's ultimate aim is to develop and establish new avenues for directing investment into conservation projects in Scotland.  

A key focus for the new group is a Basecamp site which provides a space for anyone with an interest in conservation finance in Scotland to share, interact and network. It also provides a launchpad to learn more about the nine conservation finance active 'pillars' presented in Scotland's Routemap to £1 Billion for Nature Conservation. 

If you are interested in finding out more, or joining this group, please contact Rory McLeod, Project Officer for the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital at rmcleod@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk

Updates and further reading:

"Route Map to £1 Billion" pdf

Summary Note - May 2019 meeting

Coalition for Private Investment in Conservation Investment Blueprints