Rimba Collective’s innovative forest conservation at scale
10 Mar 22
Michal Zrust and Ian Welsh
Michal Zrust, founder of Lestari Capital, talks with Ian Welsh about the Rimba Collective, a palm oil sector led initiative – involving Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo, Nestlé, Wilmar and others – set up to achieve forest conservation at scale. Zrust argues why conservation needs to be a core part of doing business and how the project plans to deliver $1bn to protect or restore 500,000 hectares of forest, supporting 32,000 individuals in forest communities in southeast Asia over 25 years.