Symposium Partners

This project is a collaborative effort of the following four organizations:

University Collaborators

Yale Program on Forest Certification, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
University of Tasmania, Australia
State University of New York at Buffalo

Collaborating NGO Practitioner

The Rainforest Alliance

Major Contributors

We are grateful to the following major contributors that provided needed funding for this research project, symposium, and workshop. They include:

The Rainforest Alliance
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Yale Program on Forest Certification
Yale Center for the Study of Globalization
Forest Trends
South Cone Trading Company
Yale University Council on Southeast Asia Studies (SEAS)
The World Bank
United States Forest Service - International Programs

In addition to the above major contributors:

The Yale Program on Forest Certification, a core program of the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry directed by Professor Ben Cashore, would like to thank the Ford Foundation, Merck Family Fund, and the Rockefeller BrothersFund, whose generous core support has helped make this symposium and research project possible.

The Rainforest Alliance would like to acknowledge the generous support of Julius Korein, M.D. and The Korein Foundation, which helped make this symposium and research project possible.