Agriculture Biodiversity Climate Communities Forests Investments

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


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 […]


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


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, […]

Agriculture Forests

Webinar: Addressing Environmental and Social Risks in Cocoa Supply Chains


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 […]


Timber Regulation Enforcement Exchange, 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.


Timber Regulation Enforcement Exchange, 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


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


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 […]


COP25: Amazon Indigenous Climate Action

IFEMA - Feria de Madrid, Blue Zone, Room 5

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019, 1:15 – 2:45 pm Where: Blue Zone, Room 5 Join Forest Trends and Amazonian indigenous leaders, academics, specialized media, Peruvian government representatives, donor countries, environmentalists and UN and multilateral agencies to discuss Indigenous climate action in the Amazon. Invisible Contribution, Unilateral Compensation: The climate programs (NDC, ER-PD, ERPA) have neither […]


COP25: Excluding Indigenous Lands with Minimal Deforestation in REDD+: A Free-Rider Problem?

IFEMA, Indigenous Peoples Pavilion (Green Zone)

Please join us for two events on Thursday, December 12th at COP25. Forest Trends’ Communities and Territorial Governance Initiative is launching a research paper that questions the logic behind climate finance mechanisms for not including indigenous lands with minimal or zero deforestation. This paper also argues that indigenous forest lands also capture carbon in addition […]


COP25: Forest Restoration: Climate Offense for Business

IFEMA - IETA Business Hub @ COP25

When: Mon, December 9, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CET Where: IETA Business Hub, COP25, IFEMA – Feria de Madrid Additional event details are available here. Historic and recent evidence is clear that the time to plant trees at-scale is now. Trees are an agreed-upon, low-cost, effective, and scalable approach to mitigating the impacts […]