Verge 21: The Climate Tech Event


We are proud to be Community Partners at VERGE 21: The Climate Tech Event. Join more than 10,000 leaders from the private and public sectors, utilities, solution providers, investors and startups, in advancing systemic solutions to address the climate crisis through five key markets: clean energy, sustainable mobility, carbon removal, regenerative food systems, and resilient […]


Carbon Forward 2021: Harnessing the Environmental Markets to Reach Net Zero: Scaling New Peaks


We are excited to participate in this year’s Carbon Forward conference. Stephen Donofrio, Director of Ecosystem Marketplace and Supply Change, will be speaking at this year’s installment of the annual environmental market conference. Wed., Oct. 6 & Th., Oct. 7 |  9:00 am – 5:00 pm CET Register Day 1 of the conference will lend […]

Climate Forests Investments

Green Gigaton Challenge at this year’s GLF Amazonia Digital Conference: The Tipping Point


Catch an expert discussion on Why a “green gigaton” mobilization of tropical forest finance requires inclusive, equitable, and collaborative partnerships, on the last day of this year’s Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Amazonia Digital Conference: The Tipping Point, hosted by the Green Gigaton Challenge (GGC). The session will take place on Thursday, September 23, 2021  | […]

Climate Investments

Ecosystem Marketplace’s State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2021 Insights Event


Join Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace, its Visionary Partners, Strategic Supporters, and Global Carbon Survey Respondents on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 10:00 EDT for a complimentary EM Insights Event. Ecosystem Marketplace will be launching the latest State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2021 report, demonstrating new features in the EM Data Intelligence & Analytics Dashboard, and […]


Natural Water Infrastructure Working Group Series


Forest Trends is convening a series of sessions with small groups of experts to identify opportunities for scaling nature-based water infrastructure solutions within emerging federal infrastructure and climate resilience plans in the US.  Natural water infrastructure is central to building back better in the US. Forest Trends’ goal is to advance an agenda for mainstreaming […]

Agriculture Biodiversity Forests

ICCF Summit on Illegal Resource Extraction

Washington DC, USA

Competition over natural resources and pollution of our oceans, forests, and air threaten America’s national security and economic interests and damage the health of the planet. The ICCF Group will convene a summit in Washington, DC with the purpose of exploring the issue of illegal resource extraction and highlighting bipartisan efforts to address it. The […]

Agriculture Forests

Extent and Nature of Illegal Deforestation for Commercial Agriculture


June 21, 2021 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET In this Forest Legality Week side event, authors will present on the study “Illicit Harvest, Complicit Goods” Forest Trends’ recent report on the extent and nature of illegal deforestation for commercial agriculture in tropical countries – including the finding that 69% of agro-conversion was illegal. Speakers: […]


Conservation Perspectives: Experiences collaborating with local & Indigenous communities


Jun 21, 2021 12:30 – 1:30 PM ET How do organizations partner with local and Indigenous communities, what do those partnerships yield, and how can they be strengthened? Three high-impact organizations – whose shared approach to conservation is rooted in collaboration with local communities – are coming together to share their experiences and best practices […]

Climate Forests

Negotiating a Public-Private Partnership to Protect Forests, and Support People


Innovate4Climate brings together business, government, and global institutions to unlock finance for bolder climate action. Join Forest Trends and its Green Gigaton Challenge partners Emergent, UN-REDD Programme, Environmental Defense Fund, and the Architecture for REDD+ Transactions for an Innovative4Climate workshop on “Negotiating a public-private partnership to protect forests, & support people.” The workshop will highlight […]

Climate Communities

Webinar: Investment, indigenous rights and natural climate solutions


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 […]