October 2023

Investing in Scotland’s Natural Capital

A feasibility study into a community-oriented investment vehicle

This feasibility study makes the case for a new SCDI-led not-for-profit organisation that would deliver credible and distinct benefits thanks to an innovative business model with a broader focus on building sustainable economic prosperity.

It would attract responsible investors in high- integrity nature-based solutions and deliver financial returns. Critically, it would also increase community land and asset ownership and local economic and social development as a core element of its business strategy.

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