The Human Health Benefits of Landscape Restoration

Have you ever found yourself in an internet wormhole on the benefits of ice baths? Or the latest “superfood”? Or how many hours of sleep is now seen as optimum? In a digital world where endless he ...

Happy holidays from Commonland!

As we reflect on the journey of 2023, we find ourselves deeply grounded, and it’s all thanks to you. This holiday season,  we want to extend a warm and personal thank you to our incredible supp ...

Commonland welcomes new Managing Director, Gabrielle Taus, to drive further impact in coming decade

We are thrilled to announce that Gabrielle Taus will join Commonland as Managing Director on December 1st, 2023. Gabrielle will spearhead the team through a transformative chapter in the organisation& ...

Willem Ferwerda receives prestigious sustainability prize

Commonland CEO and founder, Willem Ferwerda, has received the Wubbo Ockels Brandaris Oeuvre Prize—an award for individuals who exhibit courage, perseverance, and imagination in their tireless dedica ...

Join fellow change makers on the u-lab 1x 2023 learning journey

Get ready for a paradigm-shifting journey as the u-lab 1x 2023 learning experience opens its doors. In an age of rapid change, this transformative program invites forward-thinkers, change makers, and ...

Commonland brings young people together for systems change workshop at Goed Geld Gala

On June 5th, the yearly Good Money Gala (Goed Geld Gala) organised by the National Postcode Lottery (NPL) took place, the biggest gathering in The Netherlands of charities and organizations working to ...

Image of Commonland team receiving Dreamfund cheque from Dutch National Postcode Lottery representative

Commonland and partners receive €12 million from the National Dutch Postcode Lottery’s Dream Fund to restore 10 million hectares of land worldwide 

With support from the Dutch National Postcode Lottery’s Dream Fund (Nationale Postcode Loterij), Commonland and partners will support changemakers to scale up existing landscape restoration projects ...

Experts agree on importance of long-term investment in landscape restoration

Finance and investment are crucial to meeting the goal of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration to prevent, halt and reverse the degradation of nature worldwide. Therefore, Commonland united a panel ...

Commonland and Presensing Institute present clear insight into addressing the causes of landscape degradation

Commonland and Presencing Institute have joined forces to bring together the many stakeholders and actors involved in landscapes and create an enabling environment for addressing the root causes of la ...

Commonlands African Improved Cookstoves Programme certified by Gold Standard

Commonland has achieved a significant milestone in developing a carbon asset management programme to protect wildlife and forests and help the local communities of the Simalaha Community Conservancy. ...

New tool helps farmers achieve their sustainable agriculture goals

Commonland landscape partner Wij.land has developed the BoerenWijzer, a tool based on the 4 Returns framework, to help farmers define, achieve and measure their sustainable agriculture goals.

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