WFEN's Impact Report 2022-2023 Now Available

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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®.

Latest News

Empowering Coffee and Cacao Smallholder Farmers in Colombia and Conserving the Majestic Jaguar

Empowering Coffee and Cacao Smallholder Farmers in Colombia and Conserving the Majestic Jaguar The expansion of agriculture in Colombia is one of the biggest wildlife[...] Continue Reading.

Enabling Sustainable and Regenerative Wool Production through Wildlife Friendly® Certification

Enabling Sustainable and Regenerative Wool Production through Wildlife Friendly® Certification Image credit: Celine Frers, Estancia Morro Chico Farm The Southern Patagonia region of Argentina is one[...] Continue Reading.

Certified Gorilla Friendly™ Eco-label Extended to Bwindi Park Edge Communities in Uganda

Certified Gorilla Friendly™ Eco-label Extended to Bwindi Park Edge Communities in Uganda (Photo credit: Thomas Marent) The Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) is classified as[...] Continue Reading.

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

The Sustainable Development Goals (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: 

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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.