Public funding has historically dominated NbS and biodiversity projects. However, there is a growing trend of private sector investment, with many local and regional governments seeking to tap into this potential. Public-private partnerships (PPPs) provide one such avenue. They pledge to fill financial gaps and improve the efficiency of NbS and biodiversity projects by leveraging the business sector’s capabilities. Yet, they are not without their challenges. Managing the balance between public and private interests, ensuring transparency, and addressing potential conflicts of interest are critical aspects requiring careful consideration in the implementation of successful PPPs. Despite these challenges, the collaborative nature of PPPs holds promise for advancing sustainable and impactful solutions in the realm of NbS and biodiversity initiatives.
Join us to explore various examples of PPPs and delve into the opportunities and challenges they present for local and regional governments. You can chose the time option that best fit your schedule: