With 20 years’ experience and a global network of project partners, we work with our clients to deliver high quality solutions that ensure immediate, positive impact on the world’s natural capital.
Forests represent one of the largest, most cost-effective climate solutions available today, and are essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Through carbon finance our clients support projects which conserve and restore forests around the world. Their programmes enable them to take action on climate change, build resilience and support communities in the supply chains and operations of their business, and engage their staff and customers through high impact action.
Natural Capital Partners works with clients to deliver reforestation projects in locations which are important to their business: building supply chain resilience, engaging staff in tree planting and creating green community spaces.
In Ireland we are the first Approved Natural Capital Facilitator for the Irish government’s new collaboration with business to increase native woodland in the country – the Woodland Environmental Fund (WEF). Through our work with Microsoft to plant 130 hectares of native woodlands, the programme is making a significant contribution to the country’s goal of 2,700 hectares of new woodland by 2020.
In Kenya we support the resilience of smallholder farmers in the tea supply chain through a tree planting programme which helps improve land productivity and delivers new sources of income.
In the Netherlands, a reforestation project near Microsoft’s data centre has enabled team members to participate in tree planting activities and contributed to the development of green spaces for local communities. Have a look at the video on the left to see how the Microsoft team felt about the programme.
For forest carbon projects to be successful, local communities must be engaged to decide on the best approaches and highest priorities, leading to the development of alternative livelihoods that are sustainable, economically viable, and help build the capacity of communities. Community development activities focus on:
Watch this video to learn how the Madagascar Makira REDD+ project is engaging youths to ensure forests are conserved for the long-term.