The 4 returns, 3 zones and 20 years ecosystem restoration business framework was created to develop pipeline for investors. It delivers four returns: return of inspiration, social capital, and natural capital which together gives a sustainable financial return. Willem Ferwerda will share Commonland’s key lessons and experiences from restoring large degraded landscapes in Spain, Australia, South Africa and The Netherlands by empowering local farmers and communities to build long-term Landscape Restoration Business Partnerships. He will also outline how the development of 4 returns companies form a vital part of the journey towards large-scale holistic landscape restoration.
- Day 1: Tuesday, 19 December