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UNEPFI | Rising Tide: Mapping Ocean Finance for a New Decade

This new report sees the United Nations build on these Principles, mapping the current state of ocean finance and the transition required at the start of the UN Decades of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Restoration. The report reveals the current trends in lending, underwriting and investment activities which impact the ocean, the frameworks and financial instruments that are successfully addressing ocean sustainability, and highlights new opportunities and gaps in the market. It looks across five key ocean sectors, chosen for their established connection with private finance.

This new report sees the United Nations build on these Principles, mapping the current state of ocean finance and the transition required at the start of the UN Decades of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Restoration. 

The report reveals the current trends in lending, underwriting and investment activities which impact the ocean, the frameworks and financial instruments that are successfully addressing ocean sustainability, and highlights new opportunities and gaps in the market. It looks across five key ocean sectors, chosen for their established connection with private finance.

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