Environmental Incentives
Environmental Incentives

Performance-Driven Conservation®

Our approach to achieving better environmental outcomes, increasing the environmental return on investment and improving program operations and management.

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What We Do

We’re pioneering a new approach to conservation that enhances our environmental resources and promotes sustained, healthy communities in the U.S. and internationally.



Our performance-driven stormwater and watershed protection programs improve water quality and foster community development.


Wildlife & Land

Our programs employ incentives to change human decisions and create meaningful outcomes for threatened species.



We are building capacity to design, monitor, evaluate, and improve the impact of biodiversity conservation and natural resource management programs around the world.

Why Environmental Incentives?

Our public and private sector clients are leaders in their fields and communities. We empower them to maximize their effectiveness using performance-driven conservation tools and practices, resulting in better environmental outcomes and long-term solutions that work.

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News & Insights

January 17, 2019

5 Minutes with Brittany Ajroud

We sat down for five minutes with Brittany Ajroud, who is a Senior... Read more »

December 13, 2018

We need a new financial model to address California’s most pressing environmental problems

This blog was originally posted on Environmental Defense Fund's Growing Returns Blog.... Read more »

November 6, 2018

Farming for Resilience

For more than a century, Californians have relied on wells to provide... Read more »

We envision a society that innovates and invests to strengthen the environment. Let's chart a course together. Talk to one of our experts today.