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Launch of the Sustainable Commodities Conservation Mechanism – first partner Cargill commits to 25 years of conservation finance through innovative new financial mechanism

Bali, Indonesia On October 10, Lestari Capital launched the Sustainable Commodities Conservation Mechanism (SCCM) – an innovative new financial mechanism to meet the demand for forest protection and restoration – with global agribusiness company Cargill as a first client. Cargill has committed 25 years of funding through the mechanism to support Nanga Lauk community forestry

Procurement for an Auditor

Procurement for an Auditor Palladium seeks to procure an Auditor to conduct audits on a number of Grants between 2018 and 2020, so as to verify that recipients of Partnerships for Forests grant funds have expended those funds in accordance with the terms of their Grant Agreements. The procurement will consist of 4 Lots and

2017 – The Year in Review

by Bruce Cabarle In late October, it was announced that we are 1000 days away from the deadline laid out in the 2014 New York Declaration on Forests under which nearly 200 countries, companies and communities pledged to end deforestation by 2020. Announcements this year suggest we are a long way away from being on