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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 future executives with a perspective of global sustainability and providing practical approaches to support both the economy and the environment.

Working towards global climate solutions, food security, and a sustainable future.

Developing training and capacity building programs to effectively support decison-makers worldwide.

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

Understanding how the natural environment and the built environment can co-exist symbiotically.



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


Exploring connections between nature and human 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.