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“Living Asian Forest Project”
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WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) is one of the largest environmental NGOs with presence in more than 100 countries.
WWF'S MISSION STATEMENT To stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which people live in harmony with nature
Forests Oceans Climate and Energy
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Using 1.5 Earths’ ecosystem services Largest ecological footprint = Carbon footprint (53%) Use beyond earth’s capacity to regenerate and to absorb (unsustainable use) is growing over the years
Current global status of sustainability
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To transform current unsustainable uses through better production and wise consumption into sustainable use society To contribute to food, water and energy security through better choices and biodiversity and ecosystem conservation
A vision for sustainable society advocated by WWF
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To achieve a sustainable society in which humans live in harmony with nature through a combination of three types of activities:
1. Driving sustainable business practices; 2. Communications and awareness raising; 3. Philanthropic partnerships.
The number of largest partnerships that WWF has with individual companies globally: About 30 companies (fiscal year 2015)
Corporate partnership between WWF and companies
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To realize a truly sustainable society in which humans live in harmony with nature Toyota will support WWF’s Living Asian Forest Project WWF and Toyota will continue to work together to realize a zero
carbon society by 2050. First car company in the world as well as first Japanese company to sign Global Partnership agreement with WWF
Global Corporate Partnership between WWF and Toyota
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Forest Conservation in Asia –Relationship between the field and Japan-
from Sumatra, Borneo, and the Mekong region, Japan imports following as raw materials and/or proceed products.
TimberLumber, Furniture, Woody Bioenergy, etc) Pulp & PaperCopy Paper, Household Paper, etc Palm Oil, Palm Kernel Shell, etc Natural Rubber, etc
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Project Sites (Sumatra & Borneo)
Sumatra Tesso Nilo National Park Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park
Natural Rubber
Borneo North Kalimantan East Kalimantan West Kalimantan
Commodity & Market issues
Local Community issues
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Promotion of international standard of natural rubber and actions to improve production, procurement, and consumption of commodities for sustainability
Actions to make conservation of forests & biodiversity be beneficial for local communities
Loss of Endangered
Forest & Species issues
Direct actions to conserve forests & species (e.g. patrol & biological survey)
Planned Activities Conserving forests & species
• By using “trap camera”, researching exact habitat of endangered species such as Elephant, Tiger, and Rhino, and supporting conservation planning of the governments
• Conducting patrol, together with authorities, for stop poaching • Rehabilitating ex-illegally logged forests to prevent further
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Planned Activities Supporting Local Communities that Co-exist with Forests
• Developing show-case for sustainable livelihood in surrounding areas of national parks (e.g. natural bee honey production, organic farming, and renewable energy promotion)
• Training by elephant specialists (mahout) for local people to mitigate human-wild elephant conflict
• Training school teachers for environmental education, and enabling continuous teaching at the schools
The world’s smallest size Borneo Elephant (Pigmy Elephant)
Environmental Education in Elementary School
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Promotion of FSC Certification Natural Rubber Extraction
Planned Activities Actions through Commodities, such as Natural Rubber, and so on
• Promoting multi-stakeholder dialogue to develop sustainability standard for natural rubber. Especially having dialogue and coordination with Japanese stakeholders
• Develop good management practice to stop new deforestation by increased demand of natural rubber in future
• Promoting “Sustainable Purchasing” which selects appropriately produced raw materials and products Actions to encourage companies to develop procurement policy for
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Handicraft from sustainable forest resources in community
• The Mekong region (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam) has the same challenges like Indonesia
• There are risks that increased demands for resources could cause deforestation and degradation by disorganized development
⇒ Aiming at starting activities in the Mekong region in 3 years’ time
Boys transport suspicious illegal timber
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Planned Activities Supporting Local Communities that Co-exist with Forests
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