Sometimes people ask us: “What’s the risk of investing in Regenerative Ag?”. We return the question: “What’s the risk of not investing in it?”.
Nature is profitable.
Investing in reNature projects
Nine out of ten of our projects that come to us are in need of funding. The projects, run by smallholder farmers, cooperatives, SMEs or larger companies are legally registered in their country. We help them setting up a basic business plan and prepare them for grants and/or investments.
If you invest in a reNature project, you finance the organization who is looking for financial support to make the transition to regenerative agriculture possible. How do I know whether a project is seeking financing? As you can see below, the project phase indicates whether a project is looking for financial support:
Their financial needs cover local costs as well as the work of reNature for developing a model farm or a model school. You will be making the financial arrangements with the cooperative or the company. reNature simply connects.
Investing in reNature Investments BV
reNature Investments BV is a private company registered at the Chamber of Commerce in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The company is owned by our shareholders. We are carefully building our value in the market and very selective regarding our participants. In the past year, we connected with Meraki Impact who helped reNature grow to what we are today. In 2020 the DOEN Foundation (stichting DOEN) have joined us to scale our positive impact as well as 4 impact investors: Koen van Seijen, Simon Pickard, Josephine Korijn and Arne Driessen.
What is the official relationship between reNature company and reNature foundation?
The Foundation enables reNature to channel grants and funds focused on social impact and research in our projects. reNature Investments BV functions as a independent service provider that develops commercial projects and it can be activated through the foundation for corporate partners. This combination enables us to serve a wide range of clients, whilst maintaining a feasible business model and ultimately increase impact.
While reNature Foundation is open for grants and donations, reNature Investments BV is commissioned by corporates, organizations and large institutions to set up impactful projects driving scalability.