The growth of aquaculture presents an opportunity that is both environmental and financial in nature. Current forecasts suggest producers will need $150 to $300 billion in capital expenditures in the next ten years to build out the infrastructure required to accommodate consumer demand.
That means impact investors can steer the future of the industry by directing investments toward the most sustainable forms of aquaculture. Driving additional investment toward these low-impact production methods can help ensure that they achieve commercial scale and become more competitive relative to conventional production systems. Such targeted investments should help catalyze a “race-to-the-top” in the sector and could ultimately set the standard high for governance moving forward.
Read the full article here.