cfa publications

Collection of CTIS Publications

Yearly CTIS publications from 2006 to 2016.


White Paper: Options and Financial Mechanisms for the Financing of Biodiversity Offsets

Increasingly the Conservation Finance Alliance (CFA), the Business and Biodiversity Offset Program (BBOP) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) observe efforts by companies to employ the mitigation hierarchy and attempt to offset their residual impacts. Many of these projects are still in the design phase but more and more companies are moving towards implementation of offset initiatives. Although the number of offset projects under implementation is still relatively modest, lessons drawn from these experiences have highlighted the fragility of certain offset projects stemming from inadequate financing and frailties within their underlying funding structures. The lack of adequate finance is a major risk in achieving the permanence of offset schemes around the world, especially where regulations do not require them and where compliance regimes are lax. This report explores these ideas and potential options to explore when tackling these issues.

Author(s): Francois Bernard, Giles Davies, Matthew McLuckie, & Ray Victurine 
February 2018


CTF Practice Standards

These Practice Standards for Conservation Trust Funds (CTF‘s) are the result of a nearly one-year collaborative initiative aimed at developing evidenced-based norms for use by CTF‘s and those institutions and individuals who provide financial and technical support to them.

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Rapid Review of Conservation Trust Funds - May 2008

These Practice Standards for Conservation Trust Funds (CTF‘s) are the result of a nearly one-year collaborative initiative aimed at developing evidenced-based norms for use by CTF‘s and those institutions and individuals who provide financial and technical support to them.

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