The following initiatives (in alphabetical order), conducted by a variety of organizations and individuals around the world, demonstrate the Zeitz Foundation’s philosophy on the ground:
Bushblok – turning a thorn bush into briquettes
The purpose of the Bush Project is to create a viable market for biomass products derived in environmentally and socially appropriate means. This project encourages the removal of excess bush from Namibian farmlands.
A carbon footpring is a measure of the impact our activities have on the environment, and in particular climate change. It relates to the amount of greenhouse gases produced in our day-to-day lives through burning fossil fuels for electricity, heating and transportation etc. This site allows you to calculate your impact.
Conservation for Poverty Reduction Initiative
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) launched the Conservation for Poverty Reduction Initiative (CPRI) to harness and focus the institutional capacity in biodiversity conservation as a tool for improving human well-being and to provide a facility to mobilize needed complementary skills through partnerships and alliances.
Danamon Go Green
This project converts market organic waste into high-quality organic fertilizer. Through this program, Indonesia is striving to obtain food self-sufficiency based on organic farming.
The Ecosystem Marketplace, a project of Forest Trends, is a leading source of news, data, and analytics on markets and payments for ecosystem services (such as water quality, carbon sequestration, and biodiversity.