John Michael Forgach

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John Michael Forgach, "a Brazilian who launched the first for-profit biodiversity investment fund in Latin America, will teach this fall as the Dorothy S. McCluskey Visiting Fellow.

"A former international banker with Chase Manhattan Bank, Forgach holds awards for his innovative approach to environmental banking, including the 2001 Rainforest Alliance Green Globe Award and the 2000 BRAVO Business Award as Latin American environmentalist of the year. He is founder of the Brazilian Institute for Education in Sustainable Business and helped establish Swiss and Brazilian organizations of independent citizen organizations for the preservation of endangered South American wildlife." [1]

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  1. Prominent International Experts Join Visiting Faculty at Yale's Environment School, Yale University, accessed December 1, 2008.
  2. Advisory Committee, Ecosystem Marketplace, accessed December 1, 2008.