Innovation for more just & diverse futures: Luc Hoffmann Institute 2020/21 annual report

The Luc Hoffmann Institute is proud to present its 2020/21 annual report, covering a year of important change for the institute, including the appointment of Melanie Ryan as our first woman director

At the institute, we strive to include as many voices from as many backgrounds and sectors as possible, not only for equity and justice but also because we know that diversity is essential for innovation. Our annual report this year focuses on why justice and diversity are critical for creating a future for life on Earth. 

Find out about the Luc Hoffmann Institute’s unique approach to innovation for people and nature, and how we cultivate new ideas by bringing innovators together with other experts and investors. Delve into our successful thought leadership initiatives, such as Beyond Tourism in Africa, the Multidimensional Biodiversity Index and Biodiversity Revisited. We saw these initiatives into successful implementation this year, demonstrating that it is possible to deliver concrete outcomes even in the face of global upheaval.

The report also spotlights several of our emerging ideas and aspirations for the coming years, including:

Finally, you’ll also meet the members of our refreshed Advisory Council and hear from the council’s new Chair, Jon Hutton, who took over as WWF’s Global Conservation Director in December 2020, after five years as Director of the institute. 

At the Luc Hoffmann Institute, we believe that the path to an equitable future for people and nature is challenging and requires fresh thinking. We invite you to learn more about our work and aspirations for more just and diverse futures for all life on Earth.