Rimba Raya is a living example
of an economically viable
alternative to deforestation.

  • Rimba Raya is the largest REDD+ project in the world, in terms of avoided emissions delivered to date, protecting nearly 65,000 hectares of peat swamp forest in Central Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo and avoiding more than 130 million tonnes of carbon emissions.

  • Rimba Raya is also the world’s largest privately-funded orangutan sanctuary.

  • Rimba Raya developes livelihood programmes in surrounding villages (addressing all 17 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals) to provide education, employment and hope for the future.

  • Rimba Raya is an InfiniteEARTH Project.

Rimba Raya was the first validated REDD+ project – ever – under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and helped define the criteria by which all projects are measured.

We were also the first REDD+ forest-carbon project in the world to receive triple-gold validation under the Climate Community and Biodiversity Alliance Standard (CCBA)


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  • Rimba Raya, nearly the size of Singapore, protects one of the most highly endangered ecosystems in the world.

  •  We form a vital patrolled buffer zone between the ever-encroaching bulldozers of the palm oil industry and the Tanjung Puting National Park, home to one of the last remaining wild populations of orangutans on earth.

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At Rimba Raya, we partner with local communities to develop solutions which provide sustainable growth of the economy while protecting and preserving limited and vulnerable natural resources.

We strive for operational exceptionalism across three industry standard measures:

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Our measurable contribution to emission avoidance
is the equivalent of removing one million cars from the world’s highways every year for the next 30 years.


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Read our 2019 year end review. We like people to know what we've done to protect a large forest in Borneo, Indonesia and how we partner with the community to achieve our goals.InfiniteEARTH and Rimba Raya are pleased to give you a 2019 year end update. We work towards forest protection and community development with a focus on meeting all of the UN SDG's - *|http://rimba-raya.com/seeds-of-change-newsletter-2019-year-end-review/|* ... See MoreSee Less

Read our 2019 year end review. We like people to know what weve done to protect a large forest in Borneo, Indonesia and how we partner with the community to achieve our goals.
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InfiniteEARTH and Rimba Raya are pleased to send you a 2019 year end update. - https://mailchi.mp/0a8313201b43/infiniteearth-and-rimba-raya-2019-year-end-review

Did you know that we protect a 65,000 hectare forest? We depend on forests for the air we breathe, for the food we gather, to provide habitat for animals, to provide income for humans, to prevent erosion and mitigate climate change.

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