Agenda Short introduction IDH The Timber Programs Tropical Timber Steering Committee Tropical Timber Coordination Meeting
Mission of IDH Accelerating and up-scaling sustainability within mainstream commodity markets Mainstreaming social and ecological sustainability of commodity value chains from emerging economies to Western markets Working on Millennium Development Goals 1, 7 and 8
Key ingredients of IDH High ambitions: market transformation Market demand driven programs Sustainable Equity Fund – Investing in source and in market – Match funding Coalitions of the willing: business, NGOs and governments Inter sector learning to face international challenges
Building of PP coalitions Accelerate and upscale sustainable trade Development of local entrepreneur ship Impact on Millennium goals 1, 7 8 4 roles of IDH 1.Convene public & private partners in business driven coalitions to work on sustainable market transformation 2.Upscale programs through match funding of public & private investments in producer support programs 3.Accelerate sustainable trade through (inter)sector learning 4.Align donors & financial institutions & other programs
Match-funding Match-funding private sector investments In kind contributions matched only if directly contributing to the program objectives Other donors invest in our programs as well Maximum 10% overhead costs
For a faster more robust certification process… And the necessary demand alignment...
Tropical Timber Steering Committee Role of the TTSC – Strategize – Approve plans and monitor progress – Act as a champion, develop business. – Outreach and secure funding. Steering Committee Members – Jack van Ham – Hans Hoogeveen – Anne Schouten – Roberto Waack – Ted van der Put (interim chair) – 1-2 vacancies
Tropical Timber Coordination Meeting – To enable practical collaboration on activities relating to market linking, fundraising and communication – To prevent duplication or reinventing the wheel and to facilitate joint learning. – Interested parties can join the TTCM when appropriate, for example WWF, ICCO, etc.