Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2012
This description of Nicolas Métro's work was prepared when Nicolas Métro was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2012.
Nicolas Metro is redefining forest preservation as a human development issue, one that reaches far beyond environmental conservation. By positioning trees as central actors in creating economic opportunities and addressing social issues, Nicolas develops simple ways for companies and local communities to find common ground where entrepreneurial solutions are encouraged to flourish.
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