Our Vision

A world where Environmental Stewardship is the First Principle of All Human Endeavour!

Our Mission

To drive the development of Environmental Impact Investing for Institutional Investors.


Our Story

Natural Impact Group is the world's first Environmental Impact Nursery®.

We specialise in Natural Capital. We aim for Deep Impact.

Model: Business-for-Purpose, Regenerative Capital, Innovations Lab

Level: Industry (we innovate and build new industry models)

Structure: For profit private company

Primacy: Replaced "shareholder" with "purpose" in the company constitution.

Purpose: The Stewardship of Natural Capital

Mandate: To develop new industry/business models to mitigate negative impacts on the nine planetary boundaries.

Passion: Restructuring capitalism to prove "purpose-ism" is a better model.

Motto: "Aut inveniam viam aut faciam" - "I shall either find a way or make one."

Established: January 2012


Natural Capital is the key to global sustainability (and investment alpha) as it underpins all other forms of capital and is therefore the basis for ALL ecological, social and economic activity on earth. Ultimately, our relationships with each other, and the planet, are critical for the Stewardship of Natural Capital.

What is Natural Capital and Environmental Impact Investing ? - Answer


Our commitments in action

We're deep impact investors on track to mobilse significant annual seed funding for cutting edge innovation and deep impact by 2025.

We also make formal submissions to governments on legislation to support natural capital, quality of life and future prosperity.

We are one of the first organisations in Australia to become a Signatory, named Supporter, registered Stakeholder and a Member of the various international organisations that align with our Ethos.

Natural Impact Group calls Palawa country home. We acknowledge the Palawa Peoples as the traditional custodians of the Tasmanian (lutruwita) region and pay our respects to Palawa Elders past, present and future.

We are committed to a positive future with First Nations Peoples worldwide.

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Our depth of experience

Ind. Chair - Peter Rae AO - A distinguished international legal career as a champion for sustainability and reform. Instigator of Australia's Corporations Act and Regulator (ASIC). A past advisor to the World Bank, current President of the WWEA and Chair of the REN Alliance.

Founder & CEO - Rod Holden - A serial founder with background in business & natural resources and a passion for sustainability and environmental management. The catalyst for introducing the New Code for Environmental Management in Australia's resource industry.

Ind. Director - Carl Obst - An international economics career and one of the world's foremost experts on Natural Capital Accounting. Lead author of the SEEA for the United Nations and past Head of the Australian National Accounts.


CFO & Co. Sec - Thomas Gribble - A Chartered Accountant with deep governance and management experience, a Chartered Company Secretary, a Fellow of the Governance Institute and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute.

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” Buckminster Fuller