The Rainforest Alliance 2016 Annual Gala

The gala was held at the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, American Museum of Natural History.

Cameron Russel
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Gala host, model, creative director, writer and activist, Cameron Russel, poses on the green carpet.

 

Daniel Katz, introduces new President, Nigel Sizer
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Chairman of the Board, Daniel Katz, introduces new President, Nigel Sizer, to guests on his 101 day at the Rainforest Alliance.

 

Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment, Vidar Helgesen
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Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment, Vidar Helgesen, delivers an impassioned speech after accepting the Global Standard-Setter award on behalf of the Government of Norway.

 

Gala centerpieces
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The forest themed centerpieces include wood “cookies” locally sourced from a FSC certified forest.

 

Juana Payaba Cachique and Rainforest Alliance President, Nigel Sizer
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2016 Community Leadership Award winner, Juana Payaba Cachique and Rainforest Alliance President, Nigel Sizer.

 

Clearwater Paper Corporation team
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The Clearwater Paper Corporation team pose for a celebratory photo after receiving the Sustainable Standard-Setter award.

 

Juana Payaba Cachique and Vidar Helgesen
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2016 Community Leadership Award winner, Juana Payaba Cachique and Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment, Vidar Helgesen, put on their dancing shoes and take to the dance floor.

Forest canopy - photo by Sergio Izquierdo

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