Camilo Santa

Camilo Santa

Biodiversity and Natural Capital Specialist, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Camilo has been recognized at the Finance for Nature Global Summit in Edinburgh ‘19 and by the New York Forest Declaration at the UNGA ‘18 for his innovations on Impact Investing for Regenerative Economy. In 2019 he joined the Natural Capital Lab at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC, where he advices on finance innovation for biodiversity and climate action. He has lectured at Universidad de los Andes in Colombia and Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico, and acted as Key Note Speaker at Global Summits to present to world leaders on the use of blockchain and crypto currencies for climate finance, among other. Currently he supports several of the National Advisory Boards for Impact Investing across Latin America and acts as board member for different conscious companies.

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Day 2, Wednesday November 1, 2023
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Plenary C | Financing biodiversity conservation and nature-based solutions for sustainability challenges

Black-breasted Puffleg / Teatro Calderón de la Barca

Session Description: Adequate and sustainable financing, including gender-responsive policies, plays a pivotal role in ensuring the protection of biodiversity, the preservation of ecosystems, and the promotion of sustainable development. This topic explores various financing mechanisms, policy frameworks, and public-private partnerships that can mobilize resources and enable effective financial support for biodiversity conservation and the implementation of nature-based solutions. Read more