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.
Forest Trends protects critical ecosystems through creative environmental finance, markets, supply chains, and other incentive mechanisms. We build diverse coalitions with governments, local and indigenous communities, and business to ensure that all stakeholders are engaged and benefit from conservation.
There is growing corporate ambition to address commodity-driven deforestation and human rights abuses in global supply chains. Still, gaps remain between commitments and results for the “big five” forest-risk commodities: cattle, soy, timber and pulp, palm oil, and cocoa. Full findings and trends in corporate no-deforestation and nature-positive commitments post 2020 can be found in our […]
Resilience in Action
Forest Trends was founded with the mission of putting an economic engine behind nature conservation – the idea being that our economy, our society, and our wellbeing all depend in very real and material ways on healthy natural ecosystems. That idea’s time has come. The world is looking to “nature-based solutions” to combat climate change, mitigate […]
For the first time in years, there is an administration in Brazil that is aligned with our priorities here at Forest Trends – in particular those of supporting local and indigenous environmental defenders, and advancing governance and policy that aims to conserve the environment rather than exploit it. Brazil is in the midst of several […]
Now in English: how we're building an "Amazon Bioeconomy" that mimics traditional Amazon management systems & works… twitter.com/i/web/status/16215…
RT @EcoMarketplace: New biodiversity targets finalized @ COP15 + our data showing an explosion of companies aiming to protect biodivers… https://t.co/pLqxfOcupx
The new “bioeconomy” we’re building w/ indigenous communities in Brazil supports biodiversity, indigenous livelihoo… twitter.com/i/web/status/16212…
W/ its wealth of cultures & ecosystems, & the Lula administration's interest in social/environmental justice & cons… twitter.com/i/web/status/16208…
Check out our latest English resource for our work on indigenous economies in Brazil's Tupi Mosaic! "Forest-Based V… twitter.com/i/web/status/16205…
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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