December 2, 2007
Since its creation, Verde Ventures has sought to incorporate a triple bottom line into its investments, with biodiversity conservation, social improvement, and financial targets being met simultaneously.
November 29, 2007
Verde Ventures recently expanded its portfolio with a loan to a new enterprise that will help protect La Amistad National Park, a biological gem that helps protect the largest block of cloud forest in Mesoamerica.
July 19, 2007
Wildlife Works, a consumer brand that brings innovative solutions to wildlife conservation, opened its first retail store in May.
July 10, 2007
Rainforest Exquisite Products S.A. (REPSA) is a small Bolivian-based enterprise founded in 1997 in La Paz, Bolivia.
July 1, 2007
Traditional cocoa cultivation can be detrimental to the environment; this is particularly true near the Kakum Conservation Area in Ghana, in the Guinean Forests of West Africa biodiversity hotspot.
April 27, 2007
In south central Chile, strong relationships between conservationists and indigenous communities are planting the seeds of collaboration for generations to come.
March 8, 2007
The Equator Ventures collaboration between Verde Ventures and the United Nations Development Programme's Equator Initiative has awarded its first grants totaling $141,180 to four enterprises.
March 2, 2007
Wildlife Adventures launched a luxury safari lodge on Ibo Island in Quirimbas National Park, Mozambique.
February 20, 2007
Verde Ventures recently approved an investment of $150,000 in an innovative reforestation project led by Sociedad Koyam Limitada.
June 1, 2006
At the southern end of the Quirimbas archipelago off the coast of northern Mozambique, Ibo Island is considered by many to be the crown jewel of the island chain.
March 1, 2006
The idea behind RFE's lodge was to generate employment for the indigenous community and show scientists, students, and tourists the amazing beauty and diversity of the Peruvian Amazon.
June 1, 2005
While most of the world’s rural poor live in biodiversity-rich regions of the tropics, the riches of nature have not been translated into sustainable incomes for these populations.