Historically, companies have not measured the benefits — or costs — of “‘free” ecosystem services to their businesses.
Executive Vice President, Ecosystem Finance + Markets
Jennifer Morris currently runs CI's Ecosystem Finance division, which invests in strategic projects that support CI’s mission of sustainable development. There are five diverse funds in this division under her management, totaling $330 million in total capital. Previous to this position, Jennifer played a key role in assisting local CI partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America to analyze, structure and develop community-based businesses and credit instruments for the development of rural micro- and small enterprises which support conservation. Prior to joining CI, Jennifer was a business development consultant with a micro-finance institution and has lived and worked in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Jennifer has a BA in Political Science from Emory University and a Masters in International Affairs with a business development and micro-finance focus from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.