This paper focuses on the aquaculture market and opportunities for innovation in the various industry segments. It is the second a quarterly series by Manta Consulting on Finance in the Seaffod sector. (April 2013)
FINANCING FISHERIES: Understanding the Investment Opportunity in Wild Fisheries. Briefing Paper #1.
This paper focuses on the wild fisheries sector, highlighting market information and investment opportunities across a range of asset classes. It is the first in a quarterly series Manta Consulting will be publishing in 2013 to build knowledge of the opportunities and challenges of investment in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors. (January 2013)
FISH 2.0: Where Seafood Businesses and Investors Connect
Fish 2.0 is a business competition that will create connections between fishing and aquaculture businesses and investors who want to support the seafood industry. With the right capital investments, we believe businesses in the sustainable seafood sector could be growing faster and taking advantage of new markets. Click here for more details.
DRIVING INVESTOR ENGAGEMENT IN FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE
Interview Results with Impact Investors & Foundations
This presentation details the results of web research and a series of over 30 interviews with impact investors and foundations on how to drive investor engagement in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors. The research for this was carried out by a team at Manta Consulting over the past year in an effort to gain insight into key impact investment drivers and to build the networks which will lay a foundation for future work on fisheries and aquaculture investments. (June 2012)
FINANCING FISHERIES CHANGE:
Learning from Case Studies
A report assessing the state of fisheries conservation and the central role that financing plays in that field. The report highlights 11 case studies of innovative financial and governance structures and approaches to conservation being used to achieve impacts in the fisheries field, synthesizing the lessons learned to help foundations, private philanthropists, NGOs and other project developers in their work. (Jan 2011)
How California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32) Reduces the Economic Pain of Energy Price Shocks
An economic study of the value of reduced oil dependence, co-authored by Remy Garderet for Energy Independence Now, with Chris Busch, of the Center for Resource Solutions and James Fine of Environmental Defense Fund. The report examines California’s dependence on oil and natural gas, quantifying the economic benefits which climate change policy deliver in reducing exposure to oil and natural gas price shocks. (October 2010)
INTEGRATING BLACK CARBON INTO CLIMATE CHANGE AGREEMENTS:
The need, challenges and practical first steps
A policy discussion paper by Remy Garderet and Daniel Emmett for Innovo Energy Solutions. Focuses on the policy options of addressing black carbon (soot) emissions, which are now recognized as a major climate change contributor. Includes a discussion of the relative merits of using regulatory approaches and environmental markets in increasing the attention and funding for black carbon mitigation. (Nov, 2009)