Better Finance, Better Food: Case Study Catalogue of Promising Business Models and Financial Instruments for Food and Land Use Systems
The TLFF I transaction is included among the case studies in the Blended Finance Task Force’s Better Finance Better Food report. The case study describes the Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility as well as TLFF I, a sustainability bond for Royal Lestari Utama.
The report says that transforming today’s food and land use systems could unlock USD 4.5 trillion in new business opportunities every year and that to reach that we must rapidly replicate and scale what is already working.
Meanwhile, the report continues, “over half the world’s GDP depends on nature and is therefore at risk because of the ongoing destruction of terrestrial and ocean ecosystems linked to the way we currently produce food and use land.