Since its foundation in 1961, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has become the world's largest independent conservation organization. Its mandate focuses on biodiversity conservation and management of the human footprint. WWF is present in more than 100 countries, supported by nearly five million people worldwide. WWF-Philippines, known locally as Kabang Kalikasan ng Pilipinas, has been working as a national organization of the WWF network since 1997. It began as an organization focused almost entirely on species work and conservation science. Today, WWF-Philippines has project sites across the country and is at the cutting edge of an expanding specturm which includes Climate change policy, adaptation and mitigation drives Water resource management Coastal resource management for sustainable food security and livelihoods Business risk assessments from climate impacts Endangered species conservation Renewable energy technologies Environmental education Sustainable Production and Consumption We work with individuals, the government, private companies and institutions to spearhead practical projects for a living planet.