Members

Affiliate Members

The Circular Bioeconomy Alliance welcomes organizations demonstrating commitment to the CBA vision, mission and principles.

Our Affiliate Members include scientific organisations, corporations, banks and funds, indigenous communities, NGOs and companies. They provide expertise and implement projects in areas related to the circular bioeconomy, and actively contribute to the development and implementation of CBA activities.

Our members are listed in alphabetical order.

OrganisationAbout the organisationType of workGeographical areaSectorCommodities
APSD GhanaAPSD was established in 2007 with the purpose of developing commercial plantations and to carry out reforestation projects in Ghana,Project implementation, Project designW AfricaForestry or agroforestryPulp & Paper, Timber
Blue Green FutureBlue Green Future works with indigenous and community leaders, governments, policy makers, investors, to create investment into living nature, restore natural capital and create a sustainable, equitable and inclusive economy. Consulting, Valuation, Development of financial markets for nature and biodiversity.Africa,
Europe, N America, S America, Oceania, SE
Asia, W Asia
Conservation/protection of flora, Restoration/conservation of blue natural capital, flora and fauna. Protection of biodiversity, including elephants, whales, bison.Not directly engaged in any value chains
Brunello CucinelliBrunello Cucinelli is an Italian Casa di Moda founded in 1978 by the eponymous designer and entrepreneur. The company is guided by the founding ethical principle of “Humanistic Capitalism and Human Sustainability”, pursuing an entrepreneurial philosophy that focuses on the major themes of “Harmony with Creation”, respect for the dignity of every living being, and balance between profit and giving back.Initially specialising in the production of the finest cashmere knitwear, today the brand identifies its truest meaning and aesthetic research in manual work, high craftsmanship and premium quality materials, aiming to create a refined and contemporary Italian lifestyle.S Asia, E Asia, W Asia, C Asia, Europe, N America, S America, AustraliaFashionCattle, Cotton
Built by NatureBuilt by Nature is a network and grant-making fund dedicated to accelerating the timber building transformation: radically reducing embodied carbon; safely storing carbon in our buildings for generations; and sequestering carbon by championing forest stewardship and regeneration.Project implementation, Advocacy, Project designS Asia, SE Asia, Africa,
Europe, N America, S America, Australia
Built environmentTimber, Sugarcane, Biobased building materials
Carbon Ventures AfricaCarbon Ventures Africa is a UK project developer of high-integrity, nature-based carbon removal projects. CVA’s anchor project is a community-driven, mixed-species reforestation and landscape restoration project in the southeast of the DR Congo.Project implementation, Project designC AfricaForestry or agroforestryHigh-integrity carbon removal credits
European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF)The European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF) is the first venture capital fund in Europe exclusively dedicated to the bioeconomy, offering flexible financing tools from equity to mezzanine. ECBF aims to catalyze the transition towards a sustainable future by investing in bio-based growth-stage companies with high potential for innovation, favourable returns, and positive impact. Equity investmentEuropeFashion, Agriculture, Forestry or agroforestry, Chemicals,
ECBF invests in high-value add bio-based industries and the circular bioeconomy with broad applications from the consumer-packaged-goods (CPG); food and nutrition; agro-farming, forestry, and aquaculture; to cosmetics and personal care, as well as packaging, construction, and textiles.
ECBF do not engage directly with specific value chains
Gleann Mor Natural CapitalGleann Mor Natural Capital has been set up with a singular purpose, to help put Nature at the heart of our economy. We help owners, managers and investors unlock the full potential of natural assets and enable organisations to reverse biodiversity loss and mitigate their climate impact, engineering ‘nature positive’ paths for healthy economies and communities.Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation,
Education, Consulting, Project design
SE Asia,
Africa, Europe,
N America,
Central America,
Australia
We are a consulting business whose corporate clients can be involved in any sector.Gleann Morr Natural Capital is not directly engaged in any value chains
Impulso Verde KuaspueWe are a Colombian NGO dedicated to high-Andean tropical forest and landscape restoration through a replicable and scalable community nurseries based model, with more than 1.2 million native trees planted in watersheds and implementation of silvopastoralism with small dairy farmers.Project implementation, Project designS AmericaConservation/protection of flora, Forestry or agroforestryCattle, Impulso Verde is active in the livestock value chain
iNovalandOur mission is to restore and regenerate degraded forests and landscapes for the benefit of people, nature and the climate. We channel investments into innovative landscape restoration and nature-positive solutions, collaborating with a wide range of partners and putting communities at the heart of our work.Monitoring, reporting and verification,
Project implementation,
Project design
SE Asia, E Africa, W Africa, S AmericaConservation/protection of flora, Forestry or agroforestry, Community centred landscape restorationTimber, Agroforestry crops including cashew, mango and coconut, and developing opportunities with essential oils and other NTFP.
International Rescue CommitteeThe International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster.Scientific research,
Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation,
Advocacy, Education, Project design
Africa, Europe,
N America,
S America, S Asia,
SE Asia, W Asia,
Central Asia
Agriculture, Forestry or agroforestry, Health, Education, Safety, Economic Wellbeing, Governance, Gender, ClimateThe IRC work across value chains driven by the contextual needs of the people we serve.
LifescapedLifescaped conducts scientific research on animals, plants and microbes to reveal technological and chemical solutions to problems. These solutions are considered for applications in industry to reduce the environmental footprint of a company and product. Lifescaped works with companies to employ these solutions and to attract public attention, such as through the media and art.Scientific research,
Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation,
Advocacy, Education, Consulting, Project design, Valuation
Africa, Europe, N
America, S America, Australia,
New Zealand, S
Asia, E Asia
Fashion, Pharmaceuticals, Agriculture, Renewable energy, Ecotourism, Conservation/protection of flora, Forestry or agroforestry,
Chemicals
Coffee
NACTIVAPlataforma colectiva para la protección y regeneración del capital natural en el Mediterráneo. Nactiva diseña, acelera y consigue financiación privada, pública y filantrópica para proyectos y empresas con el objetivo de generar impacto ecológico, social y económico en el territorio.Project implementation, Advocacy, Consulting, Project designS EuropeAgriculture, Ecotourism,
Conservation/protection of flora, Forestry or agroforestry,
Natural Capital: Blue Water, Soil, Forests and Coastline
Cattle, Timber, Wheat
Our aim is to articulate different value chains in the landscapes that we work with, from: agriculture, cattle, timber and non-timber forest products
NatureAlphaNatureAlpha is an award-winning provider of nature & biodiversity data to the financial services industry.Scientific research, Monitoring, reporting and verificationGlobalFinanceNatureAlpha is not engaged in any value chains
NeikerNeiker, the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, focuses on advancing agricultural and environmental sustainability through research, innovation, and technology transfer. It supports the agri-food sector by enhancing productivity, biodiversity, and rural development.Scientific research,
Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation,
Project design,
Valuation
S EuropeAgriculture, Renewable energy,
Conservation/protection of flora, Forestry or agroforestry
Timber, Wheat,
Potato, various cereals, corn, vegetables, herbaceous plants, nuts, fruit trees, beet, legumes
PalladiumPalladium is the leader on the development and delivery of positive impact solutions. We are a global firm operating in 90+ countries, with more than 3,500 employees, with deep knowledge in designing and managing large scale interventions that preserve and restore nature, delivering fair value to the local communities that are and have been the land stewards for decades and in some cases centuries.Project implementation,
Consulting, Project design
Africa, Europe, N America, S
America, Oceania, S
Asia, E Asia, SE Asia, W Asia, Central Asia
Fashion, Pharmaceuticals,
Agriculture, Ecotourism,
Forestry or agroforestry
Cattle, Cotton, Coffee,
Pulp & Paper, Timber,
Cocoa
Pioneers of our Time FoundationPioneers of our Time Foundation is dedicated to establishing a new regenerative operating system for humanity. Based in the Muga Valley in the Spanish Pyrenees, we operate on 100.000 hectares, as a facilitator and catalyzer to implement our vision in the bioregion.Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation,
Advocacy, Education, Project design, Valuation
S EuropeEcotourism, Conservation/protection of flora, Forestry or agroforestry,
Regeneration, of the above and with a focus on the water cycle and shared governance
We are working in creating nature based solutions in the bioregion.
PRETATERRAPRETATERRA is an agroforestry intelligence hub. We develop replicable designs of regenerative systems, combining scientific data and traditional knowledge with technological innovations, building sustainable, resilient, and long-lasting agriculture.Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation,
Education, Consulting, Project design
Africa, Europe, S America, S Asia, E Asia, SE AsiaForestry or agroforestryCattle, Cotton, Coffee
Pulp & Paper, Timber, Cocoa, Poultry, Sugarcane
Reforest’ActionReforest’Action is a company whose mission is to restore terrestrial ecosystems on a large scale, to meet environmental challenges. As a world player in reforestation and agroforestry, Reforest’Action designs and develops projects with multiple benefits for the environment and communities that are monitored and measured over time.Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation,
Project design
Africa, Europe, S America, S Asia, E Asia,
SE Asia
Agriculture, Forestry or agroforestryOur projects develop numerous value chains (coca, coffee, fruits, timber, cotton, cashmere, etc.) but Reforest’Action is not directly involved in the transformation process. We help producers and small farmers to develop their productions.
Rioterra Studies CenterContribuir para a formação de uma sociedade crítica, consciente de seu contexto socioeconômico e ambiental, capaz de propor um modelo de desenvolvimento para região amazônica que alie conservação e sustentabilidade à melhoria da qualidade de vida das populações locais.Scientific research
Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation
Advocacy, Education
Project design,
Value chains development, Social organization
S AmericaAgriculture, Renewable energy,
Conservation/protection of flora, Forestry or agroforestry, Public policies implementation, Social organization, Carbon projects
Cattle, Coffee, Cocoa,
Açaí, banana
Sustainable Agriculture NetworkThe Sustainable Agriculture Network is a global impact network of diverse organizations with the mission to transform agriculture towards a sustainable and equitable future for communities and nature.Scientific research, Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation, Education, Consulting, Project designSAN members conduct activities globallyAgricultureCattle, Cotton, Coffee, Pulp & Paper, Timber, Cocoa, Poultry, Sugarcane, Rice, Wheat
URBANITREE SLURBANITREE is a design and research studio based in Barcelona, Boston and Shenzhen. We provide solutions and services to face the social and ecological challenges of our time.Project designCentral Asia,
Central Africa, S Europe
Design, architecture and urbanismTimber
Whitefeather Forest Community Resource Management AuthorityWhitefeather Forest Community Resource Management Authority is a First Nations not-for-profit company with the mandate to develop the Whitefeather Forest Initiative on behalf of Pikangikum First Nation people.Scientific research,
Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation,
Advocacy, Education, Project design, Valuation,
Forest Management rooted in the Indigenous stewardship tradition of Pikangikum people
N AmericaForestry or agroforestryTimber, Carbon cascade products
Yayasan Gajah Sumatera Aceh (Yagasu Aceh)Yagasu was established as a Foundation (Non-Government Organization – NGO) at the Public Notary “Risna Rahmi Arifa, SH” in Medan on July 17, 2001 (“Akte No 7”). Adjusted to the new Indonesian Foundation Law, the “Yayasan” was registered under the name of “Yayasan Gajah Sumatera (Yagasu) Aceh at the Public Notary “Sabaruddin Salam, S.H., SpN on 11 May 2006.Scientific research,
Monitoring, reporting and verification, Project implementation, Education, Consulting, Project design, Valuation
SE AsiaAgriculture, Ecotourism, Conservation/protection of flora, Forestry or agroforestryCoffee, Mangrove food