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eco.business Fund

In December 2014, KfW, the German Development Bank, Conservation International and Finance in Motion set up the eco.business Fund. The Fund´s mission is to “promote business and consumption practices that contribute to biodiversity conservation, to the sustainable use of natural resources, and to mitigate climate change and adapt to its impacts, initially in Latin America and the Caribbean and potentially expanding to Africa”.



The Fund pursues this mission by providing financing and/or technical assistance to qualified financial institutions (FIs) and businesses in four focus areas:
• Sustainable agriculture and agribusiness
• Sustainable fishery and aquaculture
• Sustainable forestry
• Sustainable tourism

Purpose of support 
Project and program implementation
Steps to access  

Contact points for Investees/Clients: https://www.ecobusiness.fund/contact-us/



The lead time of an eco.business Fund investment depends on the complexity of the measure to be financed and can be processed in average within 2 to 6 months.

Climate objective 
Adaptation, Mitigation, Cross-cutting
Sectors and themes 
Agriculture, Ecosystem adaptation, Forestry and Land-Use, Waste management, Water
Type of support provider 
Other
Type of recipient 
Private sector
Fund size 

Available funding as of 30 June 2018 is USD 232.9 million. The outstanding portfolio as of 30 June 2018 amounts to USD 190.6 million.

Trustee or administrator 
Finance in Motion GmbH
Contact information 
www.ecobusiness.fund