WWF engages with international instruments – such as conventions, commissions, agreements and treaties – for strong international laws and policies that ensure the sustainable management, equitable use, and adequate protection of biodiversity and natural resources. From global to local, WWF also engages with the communities governing natural resources that they depend on. WWF is active in all these spaces in between.
We are currently active in a variety of international conventions, commissions, agreements and other instruments, where we:
There are many drivers of environmental degradation – and they are complex and interlinked.
In addition to our six global goals
, we are already focusing our efforts on three cross-cutting drivers - Markets, Finance and Governance. These Drivers are both responsible for and part of the solution to many of the most significant environmental challenges we face. They are topics that touch upon every facet of our work and that are particularly relevant at the global level to natural resource overexploitation, pollution, and climate change. Impacting upon these drivers is vital to achieving our overarching goals
of conserving biodiversity and reducing humanity's ecological footprint.
WWF engages with the key actors involved in Markets
– companies, finance institutions, public authorities, communities, and consumers - to try and shift current trends toward more sustainable ones.