Nicole Rycroft

Founder and Executive Director at CanopyPlanet

Nicole leads the strategic direction of solutions-driven not-for-profit Canopy, and is committed to ensuring that the power of the global marketplace leverages tangible conservation gains for the world's forests, species, climate, and frontline communities. Canopy has transformed unsustainable supply chains, kickstarted commercial production of innovative solutions, and greened the practices of 750 + large companies including H&M, Li and Fung and Penguin Random House. Nicole is a member of the UBS Global Visionaries Program, an Ashoka Fellow, recipient of a Canadian Environment Award Gold Medal, recipient of the Meritorious Service Cross of Canada, and winner of the 2020 Climate Breakthrough Award.