Two Case Studies on the Financing of Forest Conservation
Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 20-137
Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 20-137
36 Pages Posted: 2 Jul 2020 Last revised: 19 Feb 2021
Date Written: February 2, 2021
A variety of factors is leading to fresh approaches to the ownership and management of forestland, with an emphasis on the combination of conservation goals and private investments. But the barriers to successfully achieving attractive financial returns and desirable social outcomes can be daunting. This working paper, which features two short case studies that examine the challenges and opportunities associated with forest conservation finance, explores these important issues.
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