LDF partners with environmental leaders in the private sector to advance its mission and accelerate the shift toward sustainable business practices and financial investments to ensure a sustainable future. Specifically, LDF collaborates with "best-in-class" companies to drive transformative solutions to:
Build climate resiliency
Promote the use of renewable energy
Support regenerative agricultural practices
Develop innovative ways to protect our threatened ecosystems and species
Promote long-term sustainable business practices
Empower indigenous communities to defend their lands, waters, people, culture and rights
Inspire individuals and businesses to take actions to protect the planet
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) is proud to partner with Jackson Family Wines to present John Gerrard’s Solar Reserve exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art during the summer of 2018 to stimulate awareness and dialogue about renewable energy.
Jackson Family Wines is also LDF’s exclusive wine partner. Jackson Family Wines offers one of the most environmentally conscious wine portfolios in the world. The family-owned company is committed to crafting premium wines from responsible practices rooted in good land stewardship and innovative water and energy conservation. Learn more in Jackson Family Wines’ Sustainability efforts here.
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) is proud to partner with Grounded, a non-profit organization with the mission to honor and regenerate our planet. In March of 2019, LDF was pleased to participate in the inaugural Grounded Summit, which convened change-makers to collaborate, educate, and unite to restore ecological balance for the Earth. Grounded is dedicated to supporting innovation and accelerating tangible solutions, while connecting a global community to enhance urgent action and broad awareness about our climate crisis. Learn more about Grounded here.
Art and Educational Partners
LDF is proud to partner with a variety of organizations and institutions to raise awareness about conservation and climate change. Our partners include:
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) was proud to partner with Design Miami/ in December 2017 to host a panel discussion about art and the environment featuring Andrea Bowers, Tomás Sánchez and Design Miami/ Director Chief Creative Officer Rodman Primack. Click here to learn more.
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) is proud to partner with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) on several “Art & Environment” exhibitions and activities. LDF supported the conversion of Chris Burden’s iconic Urban Light to LED lightbulbs, which will reduce the installation’s annual energy consumption by approximately 90 percent. In the summer of 2018, LDF and LACMA will collaborate to present John Gerrard’s Solar Reserve exhibition, stimulating awareness and dialogue about renewable energy. Click here to learn more.
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) was proud to partner with the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) in December 2017 to showcase two artworks by Andrea Bowers and Tomás Sánchez in LDF’s first “Art & Environment” event. LDF, PAMM and Design Miami/ hosted a panel discussion about art and the environment featuring both artists and PAMM Director Franklin Sirmans. Click here to learn more.
Southern Guild gallery spearheads the high-end design category in Africa, propelling its artist-designers to make spirited, challenging and complex work. Since being founded in 2008 as the sole gallery representing locally made limited-edition design, Southern Guild has birthed a new category for artists and designers in South Africa. Together with SFA Advisory, Southern Guild is pleased to present Porky Hefer’s ENDANGERED project at Design Miami/Basel (June 2018) to benefit LDF. Click here to learn more.
Through collaborative partnerships, we support innovative projects that protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction, while restoring balance to threatened ecosystems and communities. Our work is divided into six main program areas – Wildlands Conservation, Oceans Conservation, Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Transforming California, and Innovative Solutions.