Sandra Cordon


A longtime journalist in her native Canada and in her adopted home of Italy, Cordon is a contributing writer and editor with GLF and CIFOR. Cordon worked across Canada with the national news agency The Canadian Press (CP) before focusing on monetary policy as a speechwriter with The Bank of Canada. She holds degrees in political science and journalism and is at present working towards her Master's degree in International Relations with Queen Mary University in London. 

By this writer
When selling carbon credits, give communities a cut
22 May 2023

Lessons from part three of our carbon finance learning program

Rethinking food value chains for healthy forests
21 Mar 2023

Sustainable agriculture can nourish forests, too

Biodiversity finance: Investing in nature, humans included
15 Dec 2022

Experts urge financial support for local conservation, restoration efforts

“It’s necessary we understand well where our culture is going wrong.”
14 Dec 2022

Indigenous leader Gam Shimray on the fundamentality of rights in ongoing biodiversity proceedings

To build confidence for landscape finance, carbon accounting standards are critical
5 Dec 2022

Takeaways from part two of a carbon finance learning program

New Land Rights Standard to ground climate action in human rights
1 Dec 2022

Principles to help infuse other sustainability standards and activities with justice

Carbon credits can help incentivize farmers to go ‘regenerative’
27 Sep 2022

Learnings from part one of a carbon finance learning program

New exhibition features Regreening Africa mobile app
19 Aug 2022

Landscape regeneration, peace efforts and tech intersect at NYC’s Cooper Hewitt museum

A seat at the table isn’t enough to ensure equity and “counter power”
2 Aug 2022

Multi-stakeholder platforms need critical mass of Indigenous and local people

Despite global turmoil, outlook stays positive for sustainable finance
11 Jul 2022

Experts say growing need for ‘green’ energy and systems change is boosting investor interest

How sacred groves protect deities, culture and biodiversity
7 Apr 2022

In Asia and Africa, researchers examine the biodiversity benefits inherent to sacred sites

Pulsing with goodness
10 Feb 2022

World Pulses Day reminds us that dietary diversity need not strain the planet

New coalition strives for sustainable food systems
3 Sep 2021

Experts hail local knowledge, youth and finance as solutions

Creating a “profound transformation” of Africa’s landscapes
27 Aug 2021

Three questions with Future Africa director Cheikh Mbow

The endangered dugong: a shy ‘ecosystem engineer’
27 Jul 2021

The legendary sea herbivores support fishing industries and carbon stocks – through their ferocious appetites