There is a pressing need to conserve and restore global plant diversity, yet insufficient capacity to do so.  We believe that every botanic garden can provide an important capacity to support plant conservation, restoration, and education.  While already significant, with greater support, coordination and collaboration the combined power and impact of botanic gardens will yield increasingly significant results for plant conservation.

  • We support local plant conservation action informed by a global perspective.
  • As a designate for implementing the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation, we raise awareness of the issues and advocate for support needed to address them.
  • We are a proactive hub that connects and mobilizes gardens.  Our online databases, publications, and global congresses support collaboration and knowledge-sharing that enables strategic planning, collaboration, and action.
  • We develop tools that help botanic gardens better understand and build their role in supporting conservation, restoration, and education.

Mission: To mobilize botanic gardens and engage partners in securing plant diversity for the well-being of people and the planet.

Vision: A world in which plant diversity is valued, secure and supporting all life.