who we are
& what we do

THE ALLIANCE is a multi-stakeholder initiative led by the World Resources Institute, with support from the United States Agency for International Development and companies in the forest sector.

Our goal is to reduce illegal logging through supporting the supply of legal forest products.

Upcoming Events

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 Calling all innovators! The Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge is a competition that will award Grand Prizes of up to $500,000 for the most impactful and scalable science and tech solutions to combat trafficking of terrestrial and marine wildlife. The Challenge, an initiative of USAID in partnership with the National Geographic Society, the Smithsonian Institution, and TRAFFIC, calls on the global community to deliver bold and innovative solutions to stamp out the illegal trade in wildlife – a crisis for nature and humanity.

Tools & Guides

  • Procurement Guide

    The Sustainable Procurement Guide and resources were developed to assist sustainability officers and business procurement managers, especially major purchasers of wood and paper-based products lacking “in-house” forest and forestry expertise.

  • Risk Tool

    The Risk Tool provides country- and species-focused information to help buyers and importers understand the legal context of the products they buy. The tool helps save time and money in the process of conducting due care and due diligence.

Helpful Contacts

Helpful contacts are experts in issues related to the harvesting, manufacturing, transporting, selling, buying, and tracking of legal wood and wood products. They come from a wide variety of industries, service providers, consultancies, nonprofit organizations, academic insitutions, and government bodies. If you need an expert, look here - and if you are an expert, add yourself to our list.