Advanced Conservation Strategies

Rating: 4.5 stars   10 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Animals, Environment, Health

Address:

204 William Barksdale Williamsburg VA 23185 USA

Mission:

We make lives and the environment better through science, human-centered design, and innovation. We focus on outcomes, incentives, and sustainable finance. Our foundation is science, yet we work and collaborate outside of science to design and implement new solutions and ventures. We work across sectors to integrate behavioral economics, finance, human-centered design, markets, science, and technology to solve problems.

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

I collaborate with ACS on a number of projects trying to link biodiversity conservation and economic incentives. I think that ACS has a raft of innovative ideas which could lead to real change in how we approach the protection of nature. The real challenge for the organization will be building these ideas into workable funded projects.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

reshape how we approach biodiversity conservation at a global scale

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-1-01

 
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

The principals in ACS bring a unique blend of academic rigor and marketplace savvy to conservation issues. Their ideas are innovative and cutting edge. With a focus internationally as well as the U.S., they are well-respected by their peers working in conservation.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

their dealings with government agencies seeking to preserve endangered species.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

their innovative thinking about conservation problems.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

exceptionally well-qualified.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

change the world of conservation finance.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

 
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 4 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

ACS is a pioneering NGO doing interesting and valuable work. They make a difference very economically. They are excellent shepards of the environment and low income people who are the most effected by environmental programs.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

hearing its leadership speak about the environmental issues they champion.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

how dynamic and cutting edge it is

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

dynamic, motivated, energetic

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

really make an impact

Ways to make it better...

they had the budgets to do more of the work they are seeking to do.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

One thing I'd also say is that...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-3-01

 
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

ACS is a true leader in the movement to develop and implement innovative financing schemes to enhance conservation at the landscape scale. A fantastic partner to work with!

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

their innovative approach to developing conservation solutions. Their ability to harness market forces for conservation gains.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

 
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