We are excited to announce a pivotal collaboration in our journey towards a sustainable and equitable future. Save The Children Global Ventures (SCGV) has officially joined the Nature Positive Economy CRC as an associate partner. This partnership symbolizes a commitment to nurturing nature-based solutions (NbS) that are vital for both ecological balance and community well-being.
A Union of Vision and Action
SCGV’s decision to partner with the Nature Positive Economy CRC is driven by a shared vision of implementing nature-based solutions at scale, focusing on the betterment of both the planet and its inhabitants. Their work in developing the Fair Standard, exemplified by the Oikola Ajin Savannah Burning Project in Cape York, demonstrates a strong commitment to ethical and sustainable environmental projects. This approach ensures that Indigenous peoples and local communities, who steward over 25% of the world’s land surface and are guardians of 80% of its biodiversity, are integral to and beneficiaries of these initiatives.
Paul Ronalds, CEO & Founder at Save the Children Global Ventures
Meet the Team: Paul Ronalds
Under the leadership of Paul Ronalds, SCGV has a rich history of contributing to significant changes across various sectors. Paul’s diverse experience, from corporate law to establishing start-ups and holding leadership roles in major NGOs, equips him with a unique perspective on driving impactful social and environmental change. This partnership is set to benefit immensely from his expertise and strategic approach.
Why This Partnership Matters
SCGV’s alliance with Nature Positive Economy CRC is not just timely but essential. The need for scalable, cost-effective nature-based solutions is more critical than ever, particularly in the face of climate change. Through this partnership, we aim to:
- Develop and implement scalable, low-cost solutions for rapid deployment of NbS projects.
- Ensure financial sustainability of these projects, with a focus on strong local ownership and equitable benefit sharing with Indigenous peoples and local communities.
- Influence the global climate finance and NbS sectors, leveraging our combined experience and resources.
As we embark on this collaborative journey with SCGV, we are excited about the prospects of creating lasting, meaningful change. Together, we are dedicated to building a future where nature-based solutions are not only effective but also inclusive and fair. This partnership is a testament to our collective effort towards realizing a nature-positive economy that serves both people and the planet.
Join Us in This Transformative Journey
We welcome you to be a part of this groundbreaking collaboration. Stay updated on our progress and discover how you can contribute to this pioneering venture. Let’s work together to build a future where nature thrives and communities flourish.