The Alliance for Water Stewardship and Restore the Earth Foundation partner to align a robust standard with relevant metrics to track progress towards sustainability goals
Corporations seeking to achieve AWS Standard certification and quantify the results of their water stewardship performance will now have the option to integrate EcoMetrics as a third-party verified, assured and transparent way to quantify and report on the environmental, social and economic impacts to the watershed, landscape, local communities and economies. The overall goal for both parties is to promote water stewardship by increasing the number of sites implementing the AWS Standard in North America and demonstrating results using credible and robust metrics. The AWS-EcoMetrics Crosswalk demonstrates how EcoMetrics supports AWS implementation indicator by indicator.read more
Restore the Earth Foundation Awarded $2 million from the National Coastal Resilience Fund to support a Green-Gray Approach to Gulf Coast Resiliency
The $2 million grant will be matched with private and public funding from Coca-Cola Foundation, Dow, Entergy, Shell Pipeline, Citgo, Terrebonne Parish, Terrebonne Levee & Conservation District and others. The funding will restore 3,000 acres of a historic bald cypress forest at Pointe-aux-Chenes, Wildlife Management Area in Montegut, Louisiana, AND retrofit an existing Terrebonne Parish pump to provide for a fresh water diversion into the Pointe-aux-Chenes wetlands, which will deliver 10-15 billion gallons of fresh water, per year.read more
Under Official Carbon Partnership with the IOC, Dow’s commitment is a pledge to the oldest and most powerful carbon capture technology–nature’s forests. In support of the Official Carbon Partnership between Dow (NYSE: DOW) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dow is teaming up with Restore the Earth Foundation, Inc. to replant 200 acres of native bald cypress trees severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina in the Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area of Montegut, Louisiana.read more
Originally published by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. By PJ Marshall, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Restore the Earth Foundation. Climate Forward Program, a critical incentive today for investing in reforestation to take action against climate change.read more
Originally published by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. By PJ Marshall, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Restore the Earth Foundation.
In reflecting on the past year, we don’t have to go far to learn of another catastrophic emergency or disaster brought about by climate change. While we grapple with how to respond to these new realities and what it will mean for our day-to-day lives, it is important to focus on the actions and solutions that we can implement now to redirect our current path.read more
This is Part Three of our Four Part Series: Restore the Earth Dispatches from China. To read Part One, click here. To read Part Two, click here. To read Part Three, click here. Dispatches from China: Part Four Hohhot, China - Inner Mongolia After a brief but...read more
This is Part Three of our Four Part Series: Restore the Earth Dispatches from China. To read Part One, click here. To read Part Two, click here. The Three Gorges Dam Dispatches from China: Part Three The Yangtze River and the Finless Porpoise We have been...read more
After visiting the capital city of Beijing, Restore the Earth was invited by the China Global Philanthropy Institute, East West Charity Forum, Baofeng Group and Ningxia Yanbao Charity Foundation to participate in the Ningxia Sustainability Summit — a forum convening leaders from China and the United States aimed at achieving sustainability through philanthropy, innovation and collaboration.read more
In April 2018, Restore the Earth Foundation signed an MOU with the Chinese Changjiang Conservation Foundation in forming the Mississippi & Yangtze Sister Rivers Alliance – a trailblazing cross-cultural alliance to address the health and vitality of these globally important watersheds.read more
Originally published by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation on August 22, 2018.
By PJ Marshall, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Restore the Earth Foundation.
Companies relying on the natural resources of our earth to support their value chains are competing against the backdrop of unpredictable climate change impacts. Today, a commitment to corporate stakeholders is a commitment to doing more than just protecting what’s left of our environment. It is a commitment to restoring what we have lost. And that is where landscape scale restoration comes in.read more