The Luc Hoffman Institute

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Sourcing effective innovation for life on Earth

Innovation and transformative change are essential to maintain biodiversity, the foundation of all life on Earth. The Luc Hoffmann Institute aims to be the world’s leading catalyst for this change, incubating the ideas that will make it happen.

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Innovation and transformative change are essential to maintain biodiversity, the foundation of all life on Earth. The Luc Hoffmann Institute aims to be the world’s leading catalyst for this change, incubating the ideas that will make it happen.

Learn about what we do

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Annual report
Innovation for more just & diverse futures: read our 2020/21 annual report

The Luc Hoffmann Institute is proud to present its 2020/21 annual report. The path to a more equitable future for people and nature is challenging and requires fresh thinking – find out about the Luc Hoffmann Institute’s unique way of innovating.

Discover our annual report here

The Luc Hoffmann Institute is proud to present its 2020/21 annual report. The path to a more equitable future for people and nature is challenging and requires fresh thinking – find out about the Luc Hoffmann Institute’s unique way of innovating.

Discover our annual report here

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Announcing the winners of the future of conservation NGOs global Innovation Challenge

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Who we work with

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WWF University of Cambridge Uni of Oxford IUCN The Value Web Future Earth WEF IIED Maliasili Sustainability Tour du Valat Birdlife International Bright green learning Graduate Institute of Geneva Impact Hub Kings College London Snap Partnership MAVA Nambia Nature Foundation University of Montana Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions NOMIS The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research Uni of Zurich Sustainability Deep Science Ventures Vizzuality African Leadership University - ALU Systemiq IUCN Human Wildlife Conflict Taskforce University of Boston UNEP-WCMC ETH Zurich University College London Griffith University University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute Wilderness Safaris Official website of the Swiss Government RCMRD WBCSD The Nature Conservancy: A World Where People & Nature The Lions Share Fund UNDP Global Environment Facility Resource Africa Internet of Elephants European Institute of Peace Global Challenges Research Fund