Around the world, leading global businesses are seeking to have a positive impact on the environment—to strengthen operations, supply chains, customer and supplier relationships, and reputation. Companies have undertaken corporate sustainability initiatives to improve the management of natural resources globally—in energy, forest products, agriculture, mining, and fisheries. As The Nature Conservancy pursues ambitious goals to protect land and water for nature and people, we pursue key business alliances that serve to achieve our shared goals.
The Conservancy’s Business Council brings together businesses and Conservancy experts to learn about the value of nature and develop corporate conservation best practices. We seek Council members to demonstrate corporate leadership in valuing and investing in nature, and to collaborate to develop common positions and advocacy strategies in key areas of public policy and to advance global conservation objectives. The Conservancy looks to these members for input, while maintaining an independent role and seeking to advance practices and strategies that best align with and support our mission.
Council meetings provide an opportunity for members to:
Invitation and continued membership is at the discretion of The Nature Conservancy. By participating in the Council, members are demonstrating an interest in integrating conservation and stewardship into their business strategy while supporting biodiversity, habitat conservation and good environmental practices.
American Electric Power
Dow Chemical Co.