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Introduction to Nature-based Solutions

Learn the basics of Nature-based Solutions as an investment thematic. This course teaches you the fundamentals you need to know, the challenges, opportunities and the players: all with an Asia lens.


HKD 650

Course Duration

On-demand video lesson: 60 minutes




2-3 hours
Self paced learning online

Module Breakdown

This course is divided into these main Topic areas: 

Topic 1: Introduction to the course & your instructors 

Topic 2: NbS Basics Definitions The Why of NbS The Current State of NbS Challenges of NbS NbS Guiding Framework Framing the Theme of NbS From An Expert 

Topic 3: The Asian Context of NbS Depletion of Natural Capital Opportunities Investment Areas of NbS 

Topic 4: Investment Areas of NbS Main Strategies of NbS Asset Classes Returns Transaction Size Time Horizon 

Topic 5: NbS Players in Asia Typical NbS Investor Profile Who is Active in NbS in Asia? 

Key Resources and Summary Case Studies/Features of Different Investor Perspectives 

Case Study 1: ADM Capital 

Case Study 2: Blue Finance Case Study 3: Silverstrand

Course Convenor

The design of this online certificate course is led by the Sustainable Finance Initiative who, together with industry experts, will share relevant professional experience and in-depth subject knowledge with you throughout the course. 

Guest Speakers

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