This list outlines activities that WWF excludes from its activities or funding.
This list outlines activities that WWF prohibits from its activities or funding. WWF does not permit project fund expenditures in any of the following activities:
- Weapons and munitions
- Military activities
- Child/forced labor
- Formulated WHO classes IA and IB products
- Persistent organic pollutants specified under the Stockholm Convention
- Conversion or degradation of critical natural habitats
- Invasive species
- Involuntary resettlement
The Exclusion List provides further context on some of the prohibitions through footnotes, particularly for Weapons and Munitions, where ranger and/or staff safety are important factors.
More information about the WWF exclusion list can be found in the ESSF Document and in the Exclusion list of the ESSF. Both documents can be downloaded below.
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Indigenous Peoples and Free, Prior and Informed Consent
The rights of Indigenous Peoples to give or withhold their consent to actions that will affect them.