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WWF works to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife, collaborating with partners from local to global levels in nearly 100 countries.
In this interview with the Business of Giving, WWF President & CEO Carter Roberts discusses a wide range of topics, from tackling climate change to protecting forests and partnering with communities and businesses on behalf of nature. Click on the excerpts below to hear individual segments. The full interview is available here.
“Companies are full of good people who… want to solve the biggest problems of today.”
“In our work, the part of which that touches my soul most deeply is our work with communities.”
“We’ve worked hard to build a culture in which people build relationships.”
“It requires a very honest conversation within the organization of what meets the test of scale.”
“The most successful organizations… [devote] a significant amount of the resources to innovation.”
“[In Brazil] we have created a system of parks… equal to 125 million acres.”
“It’s really important to identify a handful of things that are going to be your legacy.”
“Unsustainable food production is one of the biggest drivers for the destruction of habitat.”
“We are still committed to deliver on America’s pledge.”
“I’ve often said: if you want to understand a group, you should look at the moment of conception.”