International and Indigenous Communities Projects

Ensuring that all people have a voice at the table is a driving force behind our global environmental work. Our projects help communities strengthen their conservation initiatives and biodiversity protection, stop large-scale development projects, build women’s environmental leadership, and preserve traditional knowledge and lifeways.

BorneoProject

The Borneo Project brings international attention and support to community-led efforts to defend forests and indigenous rights in Malaysian Borneo. We ...

CaliforniaInstituteforCommunity,ArtandNature

The California Institute for Community, Art, & Nature (California ICAN) is an oasis for the human spirit, a sanctuary for ancient wisdom, a greenhouse ...

ClimateWiseWomen

Climate Wise Women are activists for women’s grassroots women’s leadership on climate change solutions. Our mission is to increase recognition for ...

CovenantSolarInitiative

Covenant Solar Initiative is a solution and a movement – led by a team of Native Americans and Renewable Energy, Education, Finance, and Community De...

FriendsofMuonde

Friends of Muonde supports locally driven efforts to foment creativity and development in the Mazvihwa and neighboring areas of south central Zimbabwe....

GuiasUnidos

Guias Unidos works to inspire community based, conservation-minded tourism, by unifying local and international expertise and resources. Our project is...

NumiFoundation

Numi Foundation’s mission is to nurture and empower thriving communities: we envision a world where all basic human needs are met and people have the...

PGMOne

The PGM ONE summit convenes hundreds of emerging and established professionals of the global majority to lead the racial equity and inclusion movement ...

SacredLandFilmProject

Sacred Land Film Project is a community dedicated to protecting the Earth’s sacred places through media, education and action. ...

SeedingSovereignty

Seeding Sovereignty is a multi-generational, youth-led model by and for indigenous and non-indigenous women based on mentoring relationships and princi...

TheAltaiProject

The Altai Project will protect natural landscapes and wildlife and support indigenous cultures and traditional lifeways in and around Russia and the 4-...

WildHeritage

​Wild Heritage works to protect Earth’s remaining primary forests and to leverage the World Heritage Convention for wilderness protection globally....