Resources for Funders
Investing in soil health, food, and farming create multi-fold solutions that positively impact public health, social justice and economic vitality while making our land and communities more resilient.
The following resources explain how agriculture and food systems are a nexus of solutions.
Soil Wealth: Investing in Regenerative Agriculture across Asset Classes
From the website: In order to advance the potential that regenerative agriculture presents in mitigating climate change, improving soil health, and building community resilience, significant capital needs to be deployed on farms, as well as across value chains. This report aims to quantify the current investment landscape surrounding regenerative agriculture and cultivate understanding of how investors can allocate investments across asset classes to further these efforts.
Based on our analyses of cash and cash equivalents, fixed income, real assets, public equity, private equity and venture capital markets, this report concludes with a series of recommendations for investors working within each asset class and for stakeholders such as foundations, policymakers, asset owners and asset managers, and regenerative agriculture practitioners.
The #NoRegrets Initiative of Globetrotter Foundation is leading by example in collaboration with the 7,600 acre Paicines Ranch Learning Center. Click on the “Learn More” button below to access a wealth of knowledge and additional resources on soil health, human health, regenerative agriculture, and the science supporting it all.
healthy soils to cool the planet: a philanthropic action guide
A collaboration of leading foundations on regenerative agriculture and Breakthrough Strategies and Solutions, this new guide is the starting place for any philanthropies desiring to invest in a healthy future through soil.
Soil Solutions is a program of Center for Food Safety and has a wealth of resources online about various efforts underway to remove carbon from the atmosphere to solve the climate crisis. By doing so, we’ll increase the health and well being of the planet and ourselves.