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Gauging the impact of tropical forest logging: Winrock develops new method for quantifying carbon emissions

Apr 2 2014

ARLINGTON, Va. (April 2, 2014) — Researchers at Winrock International have developed a first-of-its-kind method for estimating carbon emissions from forest degradation caused by selective logging in tropical regions. Refined over a period of 15 years and tested in six countries, the approach is highlighted in an article authored by Winrock’s Ecosystems Services experts, Timothy […]
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American Carbon Registry Presents Annual Awards for Outstanding Environmental Achievements

Mar 7 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (March 27, 2014) Last night, the American Carbon Registry (ACR), a nonprofit enterprise of Winrock International, hosted its annual gala reception to recognize and thank its members and partners. ACR Director John Kadyszewski welcomed guests and presented highlights from the year. He described the awards to be presented to recognize outstanding environmental achievements including […]
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Ken Andrasko Named Director of Winrock’s Ecosystem Services

Mar 5 2014

ARLINGTON, Va. (March 5, 2014) — Winrock International announced today that Ken Andrasko will become the organization’s new director of Ecosystem Services, succeeding Sandra Brown, who will continue at Winrock in her role as chief scientist of the Environment Group. Andrasko formerly served as senior carbon finance & methodology specialist with the World Bank’s Carbon […]
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Winrock Names Carol Ann Smith Vice President of Operations

Mar 3 2014

ARLINGTON, Va. (March 31, 2014) — Winrock International announced today that Carol Ann Smith will become the organization’s new Vice President of Operations, succeeding Ron Hubbard, who is retiring after 28 years with Winrock. Recently, Smith was the Senior Director for Grants, Contracts and Supply Chain Services at Population Services International (PSI), where she was […]
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Green-e Climate Approves American Carbon Registry as Endorsed Offset Program

Aug 6 2013

SAN FRANCISCO (June 18, 2013) — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that the American Carbon Registry (ACR) has been accepted as a Green-e Climate Endorsed Program by the Green-e Governance Board. Beginning immediately, eligible Emissions Reduction Tons (ERTs) issued by ACR are available for use in Green-e Climate certified offset products sold by […]
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American Carbon Registry Presents Annual Awards

Aug 6 2013

SAN FRANCISCO (April 17, 2013) — Last night, the American Carbon Registry (ACR), a nonprofit enterprise of Winrock International, hosted its annual awards event. Welcoming invitees, Winrock President and CEO Rodney Ferguson affirmed Winrock’s continued commitment to supporting the American Carbon Registry in its role as an innovator in the voluntary carbon market, as well as […]
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Rodney Ferguson Named President and CEO of Winrock International

Mar 4 2013

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 4, 2013) — Winrock International’s Board of Directors today announced that Rodney Ferguson will become the organization’s new President and CEO on April 1, succeeding Frank Tugwell, who is retiring after leading Winrock for more than 14 years. Ferguson, currently a principal with Lipman Hearne, Inc., in Washington, D.C., will be […]
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