Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the long term well-being of people. Founded in 1987, CI has headquarters in the Washington, DC area, and nearly 900 employees working in more than 30 countries on four continents, plus 1,000+ partners around the world.
Wildlife Works is a pioneering REDD+ project development and management company with a unique approach to applying innovative market based solutions to the conservation of biodiversity. Their flagship Kasigau Corridor REDD project protects over 500,000 acres of forest and brings the benefits of direct carbon financing to Kenyan communities while also securing the entire wildlife migration corridor between Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks. Wildlife Works are the first to achieve validation, verification, and issuance of REDD carbon credits under the Verified Carbon Standard, (VCS), and Climate, Community, and Biodiversity Alliance, (CCB), standard.