Our work supports the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aim: ‘to protect the planet from degradation including through sustainable consumption and production, sustainably managing its natural resources and taking urgent action on climate change.’
In terms of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), our work focuses mostly on conserving marine and terrestrial ecosystems (SDGs 14 and 15) and on implementation of sustainable development through trade, finance, policy coherence, and partnerships (SDG 17).
We have developed an managed an innovative approach to promote conservation beyond legally protected areas. The Verified Conservation Area (VCA) approach recognises private efforts to conserve the areas where we live and work. For more information and to register your area as a VCA, please see: ConserveAreas.org.
Sustainable Wild Trade
Our Wild Trade Programme aims to enhance our understanding of the nexus between wild trade and sustainability. It explores wild trade policy and practice by researching and disseminating the economic, social, legal, cultural and biological conditions needed to ensure the sustainability of trade in wild goods and services. For more information, please see: WildTrade.org.
By 2030 there will be 5 billion middle-class consumers living on our planet. To sustain this rising global prosperity and to make it inclusive, we need to engage all stakeholders in caring for our planet. We assist private, public and non-profit actors in their sustainability efforts. For an overview of our clients and how we have worked with them, please see: Our Clients.