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Investing in Peatlands

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This paper details the importance of strategically investing in the conservation and restoration of peatlands, illuminating the wide-ranging positive impacts of such investments for climate, nature, local communities and investors.

Adopting a landscape approach to investing in peatlands

Private sector involvement in peatland investment is in its early stages, necessitating efforts to quantify returns and establish the necessary investment infrastructure to attract institutional investors. The report highlights the importance of adopting a landscape approach, which provide the potential to leverage blended finance, attract private sector investment and through these mechanisms, enable scalability and the potential for multiple co-benefits.

By aligning investments with global environmental objectives, exploring emerging markets, and collaborating with stakeholders, investors can contribute significantly to the transformative impact of peatland restoration and protection.