Financial support for meaningful projects
Mitigators: 
NGOs/local leaders
Evaluators
Impact experts
Valuation  experts
Consumers
Producers & suppliers
Financial support & impact evaluation
Gratification,
Member benefits,
CSR goals &
Market data
Restoration & conservation of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services 
Financial support for meaningful projects
Mitigators: 
NGOs/local leaders
Evaluators
Impact experts
Engagement
Consumers
Producers & suppliers
Financial support & impact evaluation
Gratification,
Member benefits,
ROI, CSR goals &
Market analytics
Restoration & conservation of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services 
We are currently in the initial stages of developing CoSphere and we want to start building a community of people who support our idea and want to improve their impacts.
PHASE I - Now
Launch of our website so people can learn about our idea and sign up to support its development.
PHASE II - Soon
 
Develop the CoSphere platform and work with conservation organizations to select projects to launch.
PHASE III - Later
 
Develop a market place and impact investing options
By signing up you are letting us know you would be interested in joining this community and hearing more from us when we are the next stage of our development.
Our Team
Core team:
Kai Chan
Paige Olmsted
Seth Brouwers
Kristjan Jespersen
Advisory board:

Unai Pascual - Ikerbasque Research Professor.

John Robinson - Professor in the School of Environment at The University of Toronto.

Michelle Molnar - Ecological economist and policy analyst at the David Suzuki Foundation.

Rashid Sumaila - Professor at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries at The University of British Columbia.  

Robin Naidoo - Senior Conservation Scientist and Lead Wildlife Scientist at the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Carter Ingram - Senior Manager for Climate Change and Sustainability Services at Ernst and Young.

James Tansey - CEO and President Nature Bank Asset Management, Executive Director of the UBC Sustainability Initiative. 

Richard Carson - Former Director at Parks Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

David Zehnder - Program Co-ordinator, Farmland Advantage (formerly 'Ecological Services Initiative').

Paul Uys - Former senior Loblaw executive, Consulting Specialist and Senior Director at the University of Guelph’s Food Institute

Terre Satterfield - Director and Professor at the Institute of Resources, Environment and Sustainability at The University of British Columbia.

Kristjan Jespersen - Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at the Copenhagen Business School.

Esther Speck - VP Global Sustainability at Lululemon Athletica.

David S. Wilcove - Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

Our Plan

The CoSphere team is currently working on growing the CoSphere community, developing criteria for project selection, and creating protocols to monitor and evaluate impact mitigation.

Financial support for meaningful projects
Mitigators: 
NGOs/local leaders
Impact evaluation research
Technological tools
Engagement
Consumers
Businesses
Financial support & impact evaluation
Gratification,
Member benefits,
ROI, CSR goals &
Market analytics
Restoration & conservation of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services 
PHASE I - Now
Launch of our website so people can learn about our idea and sign up to support its development.
PHASE II - Soon
 
Develop the CoSphere platform and work with conservation organizations to select projects to launch.
PHASE III - Later
 
Develop a market place and impact investing options

How do I get involved?

We are currently in the initial stages of developing CoSphere and as we move forward we want to start building a community of people who support our idea and want to improve their impacts.  If you want to see the growth of CoSphere and want to hear from us when we move to the next phase