Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network

We invite you to envision a world where people and wildlife not only coexist but thrive. In this world, nourishing foods and handcrafted products are part of an elegant solution rooted in collaboration, sustainability and with respect for farmers and artisans, the land, and wildlife. A world where tourists are engaged as partners in conservation. Everyone wins. This is the World of Certified Wildlife Friendly®.

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The First Ever Certified Gorilla Friendly ™ Park Edge Community Enterprises Around Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Unique handicraft products and organic honey production by the local cooperatives around Volcanoes National Park are contributing to conservation of the endangered mountain gorilla (Gorilla[...] Continue Reading.

Modern Jewelry Brand ‘kimber elements’ Joins Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network as a Corporate Network Member

For immediate release - Bainbridge Island, 1st June 2022 The Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network is delighted to welcome the jewelry brand kimber elements as its[...] Continue Reading.

Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network Announces New Executive Director

for immediate release Christine Lippai, WFEN Executive Director BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – 4 February 2022 –  The Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network has appointed Christine Lippai as[...] Continue Reading.

Certified Wildlife Friendly™ and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The Sustainable Development Goalsa (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by the United Nations in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity.  

Through our certification programs, Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network (WFEN) contributes to achieving many of the goals and targets set by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), particularly the following: 


Our Global Impact

Our certified enterprises PROTECT threatened and endangered species including wolves, snow leopards, spectacled bears and elephants in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, CONSERVE over 12 million hectares (29 million acres) of diverse wetland, forest and grasslands, and BENEFIT over 200,000 people who coexist with wildlife.

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The Certified Wildlife Friendly® seal protects the world's most endangered wildlife in some of the most spectacular landscapes on earth.