WELCOME TO THE LET’S SAVE THE PLANET SUMMIT
With Brian McFarland
Brian McFarland is the Director of Carbonfund.org’s Project Portfolio where he identifies, conducts due diligence, and structures the financial support for climate change mitigation projects. Brian is also the Director of Project Origination for Carbonfund.org’s wholly-owned subsidiary CarbonCo, where he identifies, designs, and advises on the implementation of several forest conservation projects in Brazil. Brian earned a dual graduate degree in Business Administration and Global Environmental Policy from American University in Washington, DC. Brian has published 23 articles along with a co-authored book chapter in Sustainable Investing: Revolutions in Theory and Practice and he has authored two books entitled, 1.) REDD+ and Business Sustainability: A Guide to Reversing Deforestation for Forward Thinking Companies and, 2.) Conservation of Tropical Rainforests: A Review of Financial and Strategic Solutions. Brian also has a forthcoming book entitled, Conservation of Tropical Coral Reefs: A Review of Financial and Strategic Solutions.
Brian has presented at numerous industry events and regularly volunteers, such as with his town’s Conservation Commission and Forestry Committee, along with being a board member for Code REDD. Further, Brian is a Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute and a Certified Sustainability Professional by the International Society of Sustainability Professionals.