Natural Capital: in September 2017, Mirova acquired a platform dedicated to the conservation of the biodiversity and natural capital with the acquisition of a 51% equity ownership stake in Althelia Ecosphere (“Althelia“), an asset management company. In 2018 it has become Mirova Natural Capital and since 2019, it is fully owned by Mirova.
The platform, with teams located in Paris, London and Lima, develops innovative investment solutions dedicated to the mitigation of and the adaptation to climate change and the protection of landscapes, biodiversity, soils and maritime resources.
The platform aims to support the scaling up of the “natural capital” asset class thanks to a strategic vision of its growth, robust investment processes and appropriate support functions. Thus, Mirova is positioned as a pioneer in financing the sustainable management of natural resources and biodiversity conservation.