The project promotes the conservation of the Natural Capital through the experimentation of Payments for Environmental Services (PES) in Eastern Lombardy, enhancing the ecological connection of the inland water system Garda-Mino-Oglio.
Impact investment for EON and Q8 in collaboration with AzzeroCO2 for the creation of two new forests and the protection and improvement of two additional forests in the Venice area for green branding, green marketing, reputational strategy, green labelling and circular economy. A total of 10.000 trees have been planted together with truffle enrichment. The forests are FSC certified.
REFOREST'ACTION, Venice Airports
Design and implementation of Impact Investment on the restoration of native forests around Venice with the planting of 1.500 trees in Caorle and the Metropolitan City of Venice for green branding, green marketing, reputational strategy, green labelling and circular economy.
Scouting, design and implementation of Kitshanga Reforestation project. The creation of 20 hectares of new forest with native species along the Virunga National Park for protection of mountain gorilla, coupled with small-scale intensive family eucalyptus plantations. This is a CO2 compensations project.
Due diligence of timberland investments in Italy with analysis of regulations and standards; forest inventory and market analysis.
The Tropical Forest Foundation, Global Nature Fund
Due diligence of timber Industry Impact Investments in the Peruvian Amazon (connected to REDD+ investments to fight deforestation). Funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) and the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN).
FSC Smallholder forest certification
The FSC certification scheme has been always sensible to the involvement of smallholders. The FSC Smallholders Fund aims to economically sustain smallholders to achieve the FSC certification. The Fund was promoted through two calls 2013 and 2015 that involved 41 beneficiaries. Etifor performed an impact assessment of this initiative, to understand its efficiency and effectiveness
Forum per la Finanza Sostenibile, ASTER, Climate-KIC
Impact Invest Study
Impact investments study on responsible forestry and agriculture investments for retail and institutional investors (pension fund, insurances and family offices). The study includes: ESG environment social governance analysis, Responsible investments, Sustainable investments, SRI sustainable and responsible investments, Green Bonds, Risk management, Risk mitigation, Internal rate of return and Payback period.
FCRE biomass investments
Development of guidelines for responsible biomass investments (ENG, IT, ESP).
FCRE forest investments
Development of guidelines for responsible forest investments (ENG, IT, ESP) for retail and institutional investors (pension fund, insurances and family offices)
State of European Water Investments
Support to the scientific publication State of European Water Investments.
Planted forests in emerging economies
Research an publication of the study “Planted forests in emerging economies – Best practices for sustainable and responsible investments”. The research focuses on planted forests (forest plantations) and ESG environment social governance analysis, Responsible investments, Sustainable investments, SRI sustainable and responsible investments, Green Bonds, Risk management, Risk mitigation, Internal rate of return and Payback period.
AZZEROCO2 Conservation of Nature
Implementation of a reforestation project in Comune of Eraclea to support the IKEA Christmas campaign “Well Composted”
ALI green campaign
Support for the campaign 10.000 trees under the Nature Credit programme of Alì Supermarket, a 115 stores food wholesalers company. Etifor is responsible for the impact investment portfolio, planting trees, communication and education activities. New forests have been created in San Donà di Piave, Carmignano di Brenta and Limena for green branding, green marketing, reputational strategy, green labelling and circular economy.
Huong Son Nature is the first Vietnamese forest regeneration project that fight climate change, loss of biodiversity and poverty through activities of forest protection, trees planting and development of market for wild forest products. The project originated from the results of the UN GEF (Global Environmental Facility) funded ForCES project powered by the Forest Stewardship Council®.
An international portfolio of forestry investments with positive environment, social and governance impacts. Through the evaluation of the legal, market, silvicultural, financial and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) sustainability performances of individual forest areas, we organize the management of forests in terms of planning, harvesting, forest improvements and the sale of timber.