By investing USD 25 million in eco.business Fund, OeEB helps protect biodiversity and supports the sustainable use of natural resources in Latin America.
Latin America is one of the regions with the highest degree of biodiversity in the world. However, these valuable resources are threatened by human activities.
The eco.business Fund provides financing for private-sector projects that contribute to the preservation of bio-diversity or to the sustainable use of natural resources.
By investing in eco.business Fund, OeEB contributes to climate protection and climate change mitigation. Moreover, the preservation of natural resources helps fight poverty - especially in rural areas where people depend on functioning ecosystems.