For people and planet
We stand on the shoulders of the responsible action hundreds of pioneering organizations have taken to date. We inspire change across organizations of all scales and show that SMEs can be as bold and brave as the world’s largest organizations regarding responsible action for people and planet.
Pond Foundation is built on the work of our founder and CEO—Scott Poynton— over the past three decades, pioneering responsible sourcing and inspiring regerative actions in a diversity of countries, contexts, and supply chains. Our aim is to inspire regenerative action in all corners of the globe.
What sets us apart?
To make a difference on the ground and create lasting impact.
Because the world needs credible regenetive action, not greenwashing.
Belief in verification
Of all shapes and sizes, and understand the diversity of needs.
And advisory fees for our members, no matter their financial situation.
To a diversity of impactful projects with huge co-benefits.
Our founder and CEO. With over 20 years in forestry and supply chain management, Scott founded The Forest Trust and keeps inspiring businesses and NGOs to find innovative solutions.
Our operations lead, managing carbon balance and project partnerships. Sam has been leading behind sustainability projects, including plastic-free school campuses and sustainable living.
Our operations manager for Switzerland. Dagmar has experience in marketing and communications and is focusing on sustainability with Pond Foundation. She is leading our Swiss members.
Grace is our Relationship Manager Intern. She has a background in Geography and the environment and is supporting relations with Pond Foundation members and project partners.
Our Communications Intern. Rebecca has a background in marketing and international affairs and supports Pond Foundation to convey our mission through blog and news items, social media, and LinkedIn.
Our sustainability intern. Sophie is currently studying Geography at Durham University, specialising in glaciology and climate change. She will be offering general support to the sustainability team.
Luca is our Human Resources Intern. He has a background in Psychology and is taking responsibility for all of Pond Foundation's HR needs. He hopes to pursue a future career in HR consulting.
Our project intern. Oliver has a background in Geography and is currently studying a Masters in Global Sustainability Solutions at Exeter University. He‘ll be working on our project partnerships and s
Nature is a core part of our team. We work in harmony with nature and look to it to inspire and improve our practices and guide our work.