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Skindergade 23,3 1159

Sandra Razanamandranto
+ 233 233 00 88 13

Preferred by Nature (formerly NEPCon) is a non-profit organisation that has been working for more than 25 years on solutions for better land management and business practices that benefit people, nature and climate.

In a few figures :

  • More than 100 countries in which we work to support sustainable development commitments
  • More than 80 million hectares of forest land and more than 2 million hectares of agricultural farms are covered by our certification services according to international sustainability standards.
  • More than 4,200 companies and organisations in the global timber and agriculture supply chains have certified their chain of custody with us.
  • More than 120 non-profit projects where we have contributed our expertise on natural resource management.
  • Creation of more than 100 protected areas and the development of 65 management plans for natural areas worldwide.
  • We have assessed the risks to the legality of timber, palm oil, soybean and beef supplies in more than 70 countries.
  • 94% of the world's wood production is covered by our risk assessments.
  • 82% of global palm oil production is covered by our risk assessments.
  • We have issued FSC and PEFC certification to more than 3,300 forestry operations and companies.
  • Thousands of representatives from over 44 countries have joined our training events.