The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Contributing to Social Development and Amazon Forest Conservation

by Javier Constante, President, Latin America
Summary: 
I am very proud to see the launch of this project and have Dow playing an active role in contributing to the social development of the Breu Branco community...
Blog
I am very proud to see the launch of this project and have Dow playing an active role in contributing to the social development of the Breu Branco community...

10 Years of Valuing Nature: A Conversation With TNC

Blog

Ten years ago, Dow and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) set out to answer: How can we make the consideration of nature in business decisions simpler and more routine? Jennifer Molnar, managing director and lead scientist of the TNC’s Center for Sustainability Science, discusses how the collaboration has relied on science to answer that question and integrate the value of nature into business decisions that lead to better business and conservation outcomes.

Progressing on Our Valuing Nature Journey

2017–2020 Summary report: A collaboration of The Nature Conservancy and Dow, Inc.
Article

In 2011, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Dow began a journey to demonstrate that integrating the value of nature into business decisions can lead to better business and conservation outcomes. The collaboration team conducted extensive research and developed new tools to demonstrate how a company like Dow can include nature in its business operations. 

UPS Longitudes | Sustainable Development in a Post-COVID World

Penny Naas @ UPS
Article

This year has unleashed an onslaught of global challenges: natural disasters, economic volatility, social protests and a pandemic that has upended our way of life and illuminated longstanding inequities. 

At the same time, as we begin to look to the future, we see some bright spots in terms of how companies are looking at the lessons from the past few months. Corporations have an opportunity to change the status quo, question decisions and start with a clean slate to develop more sustainable and equitable work policies, processes, products and investments.

UPS Announces New Environmental Commitment Supporting Underserved Communities Globally

Article

ATLANTA, Ga. September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The growing urgency of supporting environmental and social justice efforts around the world has fueled a new commitment by UPS to plant more than 50 million trees by 2030, in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals period (2015-2030).

Like Water for… Soil

By Deborah Bossio
Blog

We often think of soil health and water security as distinct conservation issues, but in fact they are inseparable. A new study from The Nature Conservancy (TNC) underscores how good soil management is not only foundational to safeguarding water supplies, but also generates additional benefits on local to global scales.

Dow Discovers the Value of a Swamp

The Nature Conservancy and The Dow Chemical Company Collaborate to Estimate Nature’s Value to Business Around the World
Article

What’s the value of a swamp? Traditionally, an accountant would book the value at the cost of acquisition. Environmentalists might argue for the value of its natural preservation and diversity, leading the charge for philanthropic contributions to save the wetlands. Politicians might try to eliminate it in favor of a parking lot for new development or to protect a watershed for tourism, hunting and fishing, making impassioned speeches about its importance to the economy.

Newmont Continues Sagebrush Conservation Efforts

Blog

Habitat loss is a leading cause of declines in wildlife populations. Without a safe place to live and access to the right food, survival of a species is uncertain. 

Subscribe to The Nature Conservancy (TNC)