Together with partners around the world, Forest Trends pioneers innovative finance for conservation - promoting healthy forests, sustainable agriculture, clean water, robust climate action, protected biodiversity, and strong communities.
Our programs and initiatives publish timely research, bring together diverse actors, and apply these approaches to make a difference on the ground, often blazing trails for bold and far-reaching policies in the process.
Financing Emissions Reductions for the Future
Ecosystem Marketplace was initially created to improve transparency and price discovery in the voluntary space, as there is no centralized system for transacting voluntary carbon credits. Between 2006 and 2018, our team has annually distributed surveys to our network of project developers, investors, retailers, and brokers to collect confidential information about their voluntary carbon offset […]
To stabilize the forest frontier, we need to invest directly in the communities living there. Indigenous and traditional communities control one-third of remaining tropical forests. In the Amazon, the largest tropical forest on the globe, they own 210 million hectares (or some 519 million acres). As a direct result of their stewardship, deforestation rates are […]
You may have read that that climate talks closed last Sunday without final agreement on a key piece of implementing the Paris Agreement, which goes into full effect in 2021. But international negotiations are not the whole story, and what we saw in our work on the ground this year has been incredibly energizing. Here […]
WHEN WE FOUNDED FOREST TRENDS TWENTY YEARS AGO, we wanted this organization to be nimble – to be able to move fast when opportunities arose. But even by our standards, the pace has been extraordinary this year. In this year’s Impact Report, we highlight the results of our programs, and important stories from the places where […]
Just 8% of the world’s companies have committed to purging deforestation from their soy, palm cattle, and timber/pu… twitter.com/i/web/status/12182…
Today, it's illegal to import stolen timber to the US-but fine to import commodities grown on stolen forestland. A… twitter.com/i/web/status/12179…
"At a time when the governments of the world’s two largest emitters are failing to recognize the magnitude of the c… twitter.com/i/web/status/12178…
Job alert! Our Forest Policy, Trade, and Finance team seeks a Finance and Grants Specialist to support our work to… twitter.com/i/web/status/12174…
Job alert! We’re looking for a consultant/team to conduct a systematic review and meta analysis of literature on hy… twitter.com/i/web/status/12172…
RT @cheddar: The head of the world’s largest fund manager, @BlackRock, announced Tuesday that the company will begin accounting… https://t.co/Pqb8U4pur5
Our natural resources are at great peril because of an economic system that does not value standing forests and their services. Forest Trends has developed strategic approaches to address this problem – but we can only succeed with your support.
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