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Winrock and VCMI partner to improve claims code of practice

Apr 14 2023

Winrock International is excited to announce a new partnership with the Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMI) to produce an operable VCMI Claims Code of Practice for voluntary use of carbon credits. The purpose of the Claims Code of Practice is to provide clear guidance to companies and other non-state actors on when and how […]

Winrock International announces two new board members

Apr 12 2023

April 12, 2023 — Winrock International, the U.S.-based national and international economic development organization, today announced the appointments of Stacy Swann and Mark Watson to its board of directors.  “I speak on behalf of all of Winrock in saying we are both elated and excited to welcome Stacy and Mark to our board,” said Winrock […]

U.S. Department of State, Bezos Earth Fund, and The Rockefeller Foundation select Winrock International as the crediting body for energy transition

Apr 11 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. | April 11, 2023 ― The U.S. Department of State, the Bezos Earth Fund and The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the selection of Winrock International, to develop and administer the carbon crediting standard to be employed by the Energy Transition Accelerator (ETA). The ETA is a joint initiative to catalyze private capital to accelerate […]

Coalition for Racial & Ethnic Equity in Development (CREED) expands its Board

Apr 6 2023

The Coalition for Racial & Ethnic Equity in Development is excited to announce the appointment of 13 new member signatory organizations to the CREED Board of Directors. Each member signatory organization is represented by an Executive and Supporting Member. The additions to the Board include: These new Directors — who officially began their Board service […]

American Carbon Registry announces new conservation fellowship and presents Carbon Market Awards at annual gala

Apr 4 2023

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 22, 2023 – The American Carbon Registry (ACR), a nonprofit enterprise of Winrock International, has announced the co-creation with Green Assets of a new conservation fellowship, in remembrance of the late Hunter Parks, to expand the technical knowledge base for harnessing the power of carbon markets for conservation finance. The announcement was […]

USAID Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water in Liberia Activity celebrates World Water Day 2023

Mar 22 2023

MONROVIA, March 22, 2023 ─ On November 1, 2022, the U.S. Agency for International Development/Liberia (USAID/Liberia) awarded Improved Access to Safe Drinking Water in Liberia Activity, implemented by Winrock International in partnership with WaterAid and FEI Consulting LLC. Made possible by the assistance from the American people, this five-year, $17.9 million project aims to elevate […]

Pulaski Academy to Represent Arkansas at Make48’s National Competition

Mar 13 2023

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARK. ─ MARCH 7, 2023 ─ Six Central Arkansas teams were tasked to create a prototype of a singular interactive experience based on the history of the Trail of Tears at the first Make48 competition held in Arkansas at the Innovation Hub on the weekend of October 6, 2022. The Trail of Tears was a tragic […]

USAID-funded SCALE-NRM releases more grants

Feb 21 2023

The following release was originally issued by the USAID SCALE-NRM project in the Solomon Islands. AUKI, SOLOMON ISLANDS – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Strengthening Competitiveness, Agriculture, Livelihoods and Environment – Natural Resources Management (SCALE-NRM) activity has approved and awarded grants to eight more local organizations and small-scale farmer groups in Malaita […]

Winrock International selected to participate in the Advancing Racial Equity Community of Practice initiative, led by The Bridgespan Group and supported by the Walmart Foundation

Feb 1 2023

North Little Rock, Ark., February 1, 2023 – Winrock International is excited to announce our participation in a new community of practice with other nonprofit organizations focused on advancing racial equity. Over the next six months, Winrock International will work with The Bridgespan Group to strengthen our approach to advancing racial equity both internally and […]

ART issues world’s first jurisdictional forestry carbon credits to Guyana

Dec 1 2022

ARLINGTON, VA, December 1, 2022 – The Architecture for REDD+ Transactions (ART) has issued the world’s first TREES credits to Guyana. This also marks a milestone as the first time a country has been issued carbon credits specifically designed for the voluntary and compliance carbon markets for successfully preventing forest loss and degradation — a […]
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