Guyana: ASU to support ExxonMobil Foundation US$10 million sustainability investment

Waterfall in GuyanaA new collaboration established between ExxonMobil Foundation, Conservation International and the University of Guyana promises to advance sustainable employment and conservation in the region, as announced yesterday in a Houston Business Journal article. As part of the ASU-Conservation International partnership, CI will work with Arizona State University and other key international universities to develop training on environmental innovation and sustainability and on entrepreneurship in nature-based sectors to advance this initiative. CI has extensive experience in Guyana, having assisted more than 50 indigenous communities in the region by protecting close to three million acres of lands, helping improve their livelihoods. The overall goal of this program is to continue supporting Guyana’s sustainable development by investing in education, research, sustainable management of natural resources and protecting the country’s rich ecosystems.