The ICCF Group

Our programs engage and educate high-level decision makers, promote innovative partnerships, and deploy top conservation professionals from U.S. and Canadian government agencies.

We work to ensure the sustained support and collaboration of governments and the private sector for policies and projects to conserve ecosystems vital to our global economy.

About Us Our History

Our Approach

The International Conservation Corps

Our veteran conservation professionals provide knowledge, experience, and best practices to governmental and non-governmental partners in developing nations to help them address their priority conservation challenges.

The ConsCorps

The Caucus Model for Conservation

More and more governments are recognizing the success of the legislative caucus model for conservation, first pioneered in the U.S. Congress and replicated in parliaments in Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

What's a Caucus?

Where We Work

We work at the highest levels of governments and in national parks and protected areas in the United States and in developing countries around the globe, filling a niche in the conservation arena.

Our Global Presence

Who We Are


Political, business, and nonprofit leaders have joined forces in a bipartisan fashion to support The ICCF Group and its approach to conservation.

Board of Governors


Our executive team works to advance conservation governance by building political support through the caucus model and providing on-the-ground solutions for conservation and the sound management of the world's protected areas.

ICCF Executive

ICCF Publications

From quarterly publications to impact reports, ICCF regularly publishes documentation to keep its supporters informed of its ongoing efforts as well as of its partners' contributions to conservation.

All publications are made available to download.

ICCF Publications

ICCF Quarterly

Published seasonally, the ICCF Quarterly is your go-to publication to learn about the most important highlights of our work.

Download: Quarterly Issue #6

Impact Report

Download our 24-month report, and learn about our impact. Find out the results we are driving on a range of issues, including combating wildlife trafficking, building the institutional capacity of national parks systems, and ensuring the sustainability of ocean resources.

2016-2017 Impact Statement

ICCF Films

Subscribe and hear the stories. Through its YouTube series, ICCF brings a more intimate perspective on the issues tackled through its international program, bringing to screen the voices of our supporters and of the actors who make our work possible.

ICCF YouTube

Stay Connected

Find us on Social Media

Never miss a beat! Find us on Twitter and get live updates on our program across continents.

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ICCF iTunes

Take ICCF stories on the go and listen to our YouTube series formatted in an audio version.

ICCF iTunes

Extraordinary Leadership in Conservation

Joining our international network offers opportunities for open dialogue and collaboration with partner governments, businesses, and NGOs around the world. This cross-sectoral engagement facilitates sound policy frameworks aimed at conservation and sustainability, while creating opportunities for the establishment of public-private partnerships to advance natural resource management.

Since 2006, The ICCF Group has brought together many of the most influential nonprofit organizations and businesses in the world who, as members of the ICCF Conservation Council, have taken advantage of this opportunity to advance sustainability and improve the effectiveness of their efforts and investments toward safeguarding our planet.

The ICCF Conservation Council

The ICCF Group convenes the foremost collaboration of corporate and NGO partners to seek consensus on conservation topics and provide expertise to educate policymakers on issues of good natural resource management.

Among our partners are:

“It’s the experience that comes from those NGOs and volunteers that are assisting in this wider effort to come up with long-term solutions that will protect species far into the future…”

-- Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), International Conservation Caucus Founding Co-Chair

Annual Publication:
Partners in Conservation

Through this annual publication, our partner organizations and businesses share their conservation stories with a global audience of public- and private-sector leaders.

Download the PiC 2017

Board of Governors

Meet the business and community leaders, philanthropists, and conservationists who value and support The ICCF Group’s Natural Resource Wealth Management™ approach.

David H. Barron, Chairman

Mr. David H. Barron is the founder of the International Conservation Caucus Foundation and its affiliate organizations: the Conservation Council of Nations, ICCF Colombia, ICCF Kenya, International Conservation Corps, and Oceans Caucus Foundation.

David L. Black, Ph.D.

Dr. Black is the Founder, CEO and President of Ebon Falcon LLC, Ebon Passeri Music, LLC, and the 2nd organization of 100,000+ members defending freedom and liberty.

Greg Carr

Greg Carr is President of the Gorongosa Restoration Project in Mozambique. He is he co-founder of the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard University and the Museum of Idaho.

Bo Derek

Ms. Derek serves as special envoy of the Secretary of State for Wildlife Trafficking and serves on the boards of WildAid and the Galapagos Conservancy, Ecuador.

Steve Hayes

Mr. Hayes is President Emeritus of the Corporate Council on Africa, the leading US organization on US-Africa trade and economic relations.

Jorie Butler Kent

Mrs. Kent is Vice Chairman and co-owner of Abercrombie & Kent. For over four decades she has guided A&K’s worldwide conservation efforts through Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy (AKP), the organization she co-chairs and founded to facilitate A&K’s commitment to socially and ecologically responsible travel worldwide.

Hon. Rick Lazio, M.C. (Ret.)

Congressman Lazio represented New York’s Second Congressional District for eight years. He became Deputy Majority Whip in 1994 and was later named Assistant Majority Leader.

Elizabeth Littlefield

Ms. Littlefield was appointed by President Barack Obama as President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), an Under Secretary Level Position.

Hon. Connie Mack IV, M.C. (Ret.)

Congressman Connie Mack served as U.S. Representative for Florida’s 14th Congressional district from 2005 – 2013.

George D. O'Neill, Jr.

George O'Neill is an artist, chairs Earth Materials Holdings, Earth Materials of Virginia, Highland Sand, and the Bettingen Corporation, and is a board member of the American Conservative Magazine.

Dr. Raj Shah

Dr. Shah is the former Administrator of USAID and is Founder and Managing Partner of Latitude Capital, a global emerging markets power and infrastructure private equity firm.

Bill Stiers

Mr. Stiers is a government affairs professional at Maynard Cooper & Gale, working with the firm's Governmental and Regulatory Affairs Group and the International Trade Group.

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