As a purpose-led business we have made a commitment to:
- Engage openly with Traditional Owners and communities.
- Work to the highest standards of free, prior, and informed consent.
- Work in partnership, to understand how our projects can best align with Traditional Owner’s aspirations.
- Be transparent and share information about our projects and operations.
- Ensure care and protection of cultural assets and information.
- Double our engagement with indigenous led businesses every year.
Engagement with Indigenous Communities
Our corporate commitments to indigenous communities underpins everything we do including:
- Engaging with communities and Traditional Owners to raise awareness about carbon farming generally as well as about specific carbon farming opportunities.
- Incorporating Traditional Ecological Knowledge into project design, development and delivery.
- Seeking consent of Native Title holders to carbon farming projects on pastoral leases
- Co-developing carbon farming projects with Traditional Owners across various methods
- Building co-investment and climate finance opportunities for Traditional Owners and indigenous communities
- Jobs, skills and training opportunities through support for existing and evolving programmes.
Pathways to drive climate finance directly to Indigenous Peoples, traditional owners, and local communities
GreenCollar is a facilitating partner of the Peoples Forests Partnership (PFP), an industry first coalition that aims to mobilise private investment in community-driven forest conservation and restoration projects and set a high standard for equitable, accessible and culturally appropriate mechanisms through which Indigenous Peoples, traditional owners and local communities can engage with climate finance.
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