Our Initiatives
A South African succulent among quartz rocks. © CI/Photo by Tessa Mildenhall
A South African succulent plant among quartz rocks.
© CI/Photo by Tessa Mildenhall
 
We are living through a defining moment in our planet’s history. While economic development is giving us the opportunity to grow and to lift many out of poverty, it is in turn placing an enhanced burden on our one home, our planet Earth.

Fortunately, the world is beginning to understand that we must properly value the essential services nature provides if we are going to create a sustainable development path that will benefit all people for generations to come. By ensuring that no single initiative stands alone we are addressing all of these efforts simultaneously and transforming our greatest challenges into the greatest opportunity of our time.

Our Initiatives focus on protecting and maintaining the health of the species, habitats and ecosystems that are the building blocks of a healthy planet.