A look at the people, partners, and projects that advance our goals for 2030 and beyond.
A Welcome Message from Leadership
Global Data Dashboard Paints Powerful DEI Image
Last year, The Nature Conservancy’s Global HR Systems and Data team shared how they work to capture, analyze, and showcase a vast amount of self-reported data to paint a picture who we are as an organization.
TNC relies on a dedicated network of more than 1,500 volunteer leaders, who advance our global mission by lending their unique perspectives, expertise, and leadership to conservation worldwide.
Human well-being and rights are integral to all of our work to create a world where people and nature thrive.
Africa Expands Indigenous Landscapes Strategy
When it was introduced in 2021, TNC’s Strengthening Indigenous Landscapes Strategy focused primarily on one landscape project in Northern Kenya. Now, the program has expanded to include five large landscapes in eastern and southern regions.
Belize Centers Women in Sustainable Mariculture
TNC has long partnered with local fishers, governments, nonprofits, and private sector entities in Belize to preserve and enrich seaweed habitats that drive much of the region’s socioeconomic opportunity.
Oregon Launches New Workforce Development Program
To advance its goal of at least 40% healthy tree canopy in the Portland metro area by 2030, Connecting Canopies has introduced a workforce development program that engages community residents around the health benefits of tree care and restoration.
Communication and advocacy are key to amplifying and empowering diverse needs and perspectives.
Advocating for Policy to Protect Field Researchers
In January, Anne Kelly, TNC Alaska Deputy Director teamed up with the Center for Ocean Leadership to research and find solutions for preventing high rates of harassment and assault against field researchers.
China Can Do More to Combat Global Deforestation
As China is the top consumer market for these commodities, TNC’s Global Engagement teams are working with stakeholders in the region to advance responsible trade and consumption of these forest-risk commodities.
New Hampshire Expands Access at Manchester Cedar Swamp
Last year, TNC colleagues worked closely with public transit providers and local BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, disability, and Senior communities to expand universal access to Manchester Cedar Swamp in New Hampshire’s largest and most diverse city.
A DEIJ lens is essential when considering our investments and funding models worldwide.
Asia-Pacific Equitable Protect Funds Spur Gender Progress
Teams across the Asia-Pacific region moved the needle for gender equity initiatives in 2022, thanks to $5.1M in TNC partner funding from Deutsche Bank.
Global Teams Launch Supplier Diversity Program
Last year saw the introduction of the Supplier Diversity and Sustainability (SDS) program, a new collaborative effort between the Purchasing, Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (GDEI), and Sustainability teams at TNC.
New York Common Ground Unearths Innovative Funding Strategy
Since its inception in 2021, the New York Common Ground Fund has supported a range of projects designed to advance existing and catalyze new initiatives aimed at enabling greater equity, justice, and sovereignty in the division’s conservation work.
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