Exploring the Third Track at the Reporting 3.0 Conference: The Sherpas

  • Kevin Doyle Jones of GatherLab will present on the “Scaling Regenerative Agriculture in Illinois” project that was “labbed” at the Transform Series Conference last week in San Francisco;
  • Willem Ferwerda will present on Commonland’s 4 Returns approach (Social Capital, Natural Capital, Financial Capital, Inspiration) to landscape restoration in South Africa, Spain, Australia, and the Netherlands; and
  • Andy Whitman will present on Manomet’s collaboration with investors (including Hancock Natural Resource Group and others) to apply sustainable & regenerative agricultural practices to their farm investments using tools such as the Vital Capital Index.
  • Kees Klomp will present on how THRIVE Institute is advancing its work on the Purpose Economy by applying concepts from the r3.0 Transformation Academy (which it is hosting in Rotterdam); and
  • Andrew Simms will speak on the power of gathering stories, as the Rapid Transition Alliance is doing around climate solutions, to help shift paradigms.
  • Simone Dettling of the UNEP Finance Initiative will present on how the new UN Principles for Responsible Banking represents a thresholds-based initiative, calling for alignment of lending portfolios with the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Kris Douma of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment will present on investors upping their level of ambition, for example by implementing the recommendations of the Taskforce for Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) that PRI is mandating for its signatories by 2020.
  • Rens van Tilburg of the Dutch Sustainable Finance Lab will speak on the key role of collaboration in shifting from entrenched short-termism to a long-arc perspective;
  • Manuel Adamini of the Climate Bonds Initiative will present on the role green bonds can play in shifting climate change from an existential threat into an opportunity to invest in the rehabilitation of our global economy.

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