We are at a decisive juncture in terms of the co-evolution of human economies and natural ecosystems. The planet’s climate is significantly changing, and biodiversity is declining at an unprecedented rate. These trends are intensifying, impacting local communities, companies, and economies. To reverse this trend, we must invest into solutions that build the resilience of, not degrade, ecosystems, which are more inclusive and deliver natural climate solutions.
The extent of this challenge is significant and cannot be met by public resources alone, it urgently requires the innovative capacity, technologies, and financial resources of the private sector.
At symmetry we support businesses and financial institutions re-balance their relationship with nature and local communities, delivering nature based solutions along with financial returns.
Services we provide
Strategy and Advisory
We advise businesses, financial institutions, governments, and development agencies around the world, on how to introduce and turn nature-based solutions, into long-term business opportunities.
Developing Ecosystem/Nature Based Solutions
Building on our teams’ in-depth knowledge of natural ecosystems and given our deep understanding of the places we operate in, we develop solutions that are practical, implementable, and investible, focusing to the 4 thematic areas:
- Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains
- Inclusive Forestry
- Oceans and Coasts
- Biodiversity Conservation
We help clients match Nature based Solutions with finance from a wide range of sources to scale impact. We can help in sourcing and structuring investments, looking to generate both financial returns and climate positive outcomes.
We have produced multiple knowledge products, in the field of climate change adaptation and investment, innovative finance for conservation, sustainable and inclusive forestry and agriculture value chains and nature-based solutions.