China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation
China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF) is a leading nationwide non-profit public foundation and a social legal entity dedicated to biodiversity conservation and green development. It is an independent NGO on environment, biodiversity conservation, sustainability and CCAfa (“Community Conservation Area”). It is a member of IUCN and UN’s Global Compact, and an accredited observer of UN’s IPBES. It is also a member of Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN), a partner of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), and an observer of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) of UN’s FAO. It is an official data publisher of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). As the leader of environmental justice, CBCGDF has filed more than 50% of China’s environmental public interest litigation (EPIL) cases to date. Dr. Jinfeng Zhou, Secretary-General of CBCGDF is a member of IUCN’s World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL)，member of the Club of Rome, member in the Board of SUNx. By far, CBCGDF has funded hundreds of grassroots NGOs and supported over tens of thousands of individuals and hosted many environmental & conservational events around the country to aware the people, encourage the people, and empower the people.