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IISD at Urban Nature Labs Webinar on Financing Nature-Based Infrastructure

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Oshani Perera and Georg Pallaske from the IISD Sustainable Infrastructure program will be speaking on Thursday, March 5, 2020, during a webinar run by Urban Nature Labs.

The webinar, scheduled for 10 to 11 a.m. CET, will be devoted to the subject of financing nature-based infrastructure and is part of the “Buddies” series organized by Urban Nature Labs. Perera will be discussing examples where IISD is conducting an economic valuation of ecosystem services, namely the Maristanis Wetlands in Sardinia and the Saloum Delta in Senegal, and the lessons learned to date. These assessments used the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool developed by IISD and the Mava Foundation, which brings together system dynamics and project finance modelling to value infrastructure assets and projects over their life cycles. SAVi incorporates economic, environmental, social, and governance risks and externalities in order to have a more robust assessment of a project’s financial performance over time and has an extensive track record in this field.

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