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Our Home at Stanford University

From our base at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Department of Biology, NatCap collaborates with wide-ranging experts from Stanford’s institutes, centers, programs, and seven schools to co-develop impactful, lasting work.

A Purposeful University

Our work spans all seven Stanford schools; Business, Earth, Education, Engineering, Humanities & Sciences, Law, and Medicine, as well as numerous Institutes, Centers, and Programs University-wide.

Equipping current and future executives with actionable approaches to support private enterprise and the environment

Creating equitable solutions at a global scale with partners worldwide, so humans and nature thrive together

Scaling training and capacity development programs to support decision-makers worldwide

Supporting coastal resilience, mitigating flood risks, and developing cutting-edge models.

Understanding how to foster systems change through both the mind & the heart



Exploring legal instruments that encourage the use of nature-based solutions to development challenges.


Illuminating connections between nature and physical, cognitive & emotional dimensions of health

Stanford Advisory Council

The Advisory Council guides the partnership's center at Stanford, helping to sharpen our strategies for scaling and increasing our engagement across the university’s schools.