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Climate Communities

Webinar: Investment, indigenous rights and natural climate solutions

Virtual

20 April 2021 | 13:00 GMT / 08:00 EDT By preserving and nurturing their rainforest lands, indigenous people create climate benefits for everyone. When these communities are threatened, we are all in danger. Please join Ashden, BloombergNEF (BNEF) and frontline innovators to examine how a market-based approach can encourage investment in natural climate solutions that […]

Climate Forests

A Green Gigaton of Ambitions: Forest Solutions to the Climate, Biodiversity and Health Crises

Virtual

How a novel approach to public-private forest investments can finally turn the tide on deforestation – a conversation between corporate and political decision-makers A UNEA5 Event Friday February 19, 2021 5:00-6:00 PM EAT / 3:00-4:00 PM CET / 9:00 – 10:00 AM EST Register here Large-scale investments in the forest sector, the most mature nature-based […]

Agriculture

Webinar: Sifting the Assortment of Chocolate Sustainability this Valentine’s Day

Virtual

11 February 2021 | 9:00 – 10:00 am EST Register Mounting public scrutiny around deforestation and child labor concerns in cocoa production has motivated a growing number of companies to explore how best to achieve ethical cocoa value chains. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, experts from Rainforest Alliance, Forest Trends’ Supply Change initiative, and […]

Agriculture Biodiversity Climate Communities Forests Investments

Webinar: Free Riding and the Exclusion of Indigenous Territories from REDD+ in the Amazon

Virtual

Thu, Dec 10 / 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST (Human Rights Day) Read main messages here Webinar recording here Many indigenous territories in the Amazon are de facto excluded from climate finance mechanisms, with serious implications for both climate justice & achieving Paris Agreement goals. Recent Forest Trends research argues that these mechanisms aren’t yet providing just […]

Agriculture Forests

Webinar: Addressing Environmental and Social Risks in Cocoa Supply Chains

Virtual

October 15, 2020 / 10:00 – 11:00 EDT Register here. While the global demand for cocoa continues to grow, cocoa sourcing companies and their investors face increased exposure to risks associated with climate change, child labor and expansion of cocoa production into protected forest reserves. Investors and consumers are increasingly concerned about the wide environmental and […]

Climate

Carbon Forward 2020: Can offsetting be a credible market solution?

Virtual

Thu, Oct 15 / 01:40 PM – 02:55 PM CET Register here. From carbon reductions to nature based carbon storage solutions, the interest in corporate offsetting has skyrocketed, learn how carbon offsetting currently works in practice and what the future holds. With both the private sector and the issuers both seeking to set effective standards, […]

Forests

Timber Regulation Enforcement Exchange, Japan

Japan

June 14, Japan This TREE Asia Pacific meeting will follow the typical TREE meeting formula. Attendance is expected from all of 6 target countries: China, Japan, Korea, Viet Nam, Thailand, and Indonesia. The agenda will focus on enforcement and scientific testing.

Forests

Timber Regulation Enforcement Exchange, Slovenia

Slovenia

May 13-15, Slovenia TREE meeting for the European group. This meeting will follow the typical TREE meeting formula and include a prosecutors group.

Agriculture Communities Investments

Webinar: Aligning Deforestation-free Commitments and Capital Flows for Progress in Producer Countries: A Study On Indonesia’s Palm Oil Industry

ONLINE

April 14, 2020 | 9-10 AM EST Powerful data and insights can help unlock the capital needed for corporate deforestation-free commitments and ultimately lead to results on the ground. Join this webinar with UNEP-FI, Forest Trends’ Supply Change initiative, and leading voices from sustainable finance, where we will illustrate  how Supply Change research on palm […]

Agriculture Climate Forests

Webinar: Financing Forests with Commodity and Carbon Markets

ONLINE

February 18, 2020 at 9AM EST Register to attend here. Featuring the launch of a new report from Forest Trends’ Supply Change Initiative and Lestari Capital, and insights from Ecosystem Marketplace’s 2019 State of Voluntary Carbon Markets. Supply Change will discuss a unique approach of analyzing companies’ exposure, risk, ambition, and actions to address commodity-driven […]