REC is based in the Netherlands and to date has made 16 investments in five countries - Croatia, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal and Romania. Conservation Capital is presently finalising a major financing partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB) that will see a significant scale up of REC investment activity across the continent.

CASE STUDY:  Enterprise ‘Clustering’ in Portugal’s First Private Nature Reserve
Working with local entrepreneurs to create a network of complementary local enterprises that actively utilize, promote and support Portugal’s first privately owned nature reserve. Read More....

CASE STUDY:  A Banking Model for Non-Financial Assets: Creation of the ‘European Wildlife Bank’ 
The European Wildlife Bank is a pioneering tool that builds and ‘lends’ self-breeding herds of wildlife species for reintroduction into natural European landscapes. Read More....

CASE STUDY:  Leveraging Hunting Concessions to Protect Wildlife: a Pioneering New Model for Rewilding in Croatia
Velebit is the largest protected area in Croatia, boasting some of the richest wildlife habitat in Europe.  New models are leveraging hunting concessions for the benefit of wildlife and the local economy. Read More....


 

Conservation Capital has co-developed the first conservation enterprise investment vehicles in both Africa and Europe. Read more...

 

AWC is Africa's first investment vehicle for conservation enterprise. Read more...