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Final United States and Jamaica annual bilateral dialogue under the Child Protection Compact Partnership

June 1, 2023

The United States and Jamaican government officials, along with implementing partners the International Organization for Migration and Warnath Group, convened for the final bilateral dialogue under the United States-Jamaica Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership, a jointly developed plan signed by both governments in May 2018.  The dialogue focused on shared accomplishments, challenges, and how to […]

Winrock International announces new board member

May 23, 2023

May 23, 2023 — Winrock International, the U.S.-based national and international economic development organization, today announced the appointment of Beth Dunford to its board of directors. “Winrock is thrilled to welcome Beth Dunford to our board,” said Winrock President and CEO Rodney Ferguson. “Beth is renowned for her expertise and acumen in sustainable development both […]

ACR at Winrock International and fellow Winrock enterprise ART approved by ICAO for first phase of CORSIA

April 24, 2023

ACR at Winrock International and Architecture for REDD+ Transactions (ART), for which Winrock serves as secretariat, are the first two crediting programs approved to supply credits for first phase of CORSIA, 2024-2026.   ACR and ART were notified in late March by the ICAO Council of approval to supply CORSIA-eligible emissions units for the 2024-2026 compliance […]

Winrock and VCMI partner to improve claims code of practice

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

March 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

March 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 […]
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