Banking Nature

Saturday March 5th, 7 pm/ Northwestern University/ Tickets

Post-film discussion will feature a panel of experts who will demystify some important innovations in conservation strategy.The event is co-sponsored by Northwestern’s Environmental Policy and Culture Department, and the panel will include Mark Witte, Department of Economics, Northwestern University; Jason Funk, Senior Climate Scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists; Tom Hodgman, Director of Conservation Transactions for NatureVest, the impact investment unit of The Nature Conservancy. Facilitator: Dorie Blesoff, Adjunct Faculty, Northwestern University – SESP/LOC

Dennis Delestra & Sandrine Feydel/ 2014/ 52 min/ Social Justice: Economy

FILM DESCRIPTION: Banking Nature is a provocative documentary that looks at the growing movement to monetize the natural world—and to turn endangered species and threatened areas into instruments of profit. It’s a worldview that sees capital and markets not as a threat to the planet, but as its salvation—turning nature into “natural capital” and fundamental processes such as pollination and oxygen generation into “ecosystem services.”




Cathy Porter 04-03-2016, 22:38

Hi. The address on this map – 600 Clark Street – is not the same as the address listed on the schedule page:

-1881 Sheridan Road (Harris Hall).

Google fills in the location of the Clark Street address as Rebecca Crown Center. Which address/location name is correct?

Thanks in advance for the clarification… 🙂

Lisa Files 06-03-2016, 22:39

Hi Cathy, Sorry I missed seeing this! I hope you made it to the correct address which was at Harris Hall, 1881 Sheridan.


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