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Investing in Nature - a Partnership between HSBC and BGCI
In 2002, HSBC announced a major funding intiative to support global conservation work and selected BGCI along with the World Wide Fund for Nature and Earthwatch, to collaborate on a five-year partnership for securing biodiversity and combatting environmental problems.
The funding through the Investing in Nature (IiN) programme has had a dramatic impact on BGCI’s important work.
Objectives set as a result of the vital $11.6m cash injection included funding a living gene bank in botanic gardens around the world to protect 20,000 endangered plant species, raising public awareness of the value of plants through its 800 member gardens in 118 countries, revitalising conservation in 16 major gardens in Argentina, Brazil, India, Indonesia and the Middle East and funding education programmes in Canada, China, Japan and the US.
Since IiN’s launch in 2002, BGCI has:
It has also been responsible for hosting numerous international conferences highlighting the importance of protecting plant diversity.
Partnerships with BGCI
Through a partnership with BGCI, your organisation can help create a world in which plants are valued, secure and supporting all life. Depending on your organisation's interests you can become involved in a specific project or a particular aspect of our work.
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