Our Partners

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)         South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) Partners - LUMS

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is an independent research university located in Lahore, Pakistan, founded in 1984. Under the overall patronage of Syed Babar Ali, Pro Chancellor, LUMS, and support of the business community, academia and representatives of the government, LUMS became one of the leading universities of South Asia. Since its inception in 1985, LUMS has strived to achieve the aim of imparting world-class education while encouraging research and intellectual growth in the country. As a result, LUMS has played a key role in setting high standards for academics and producing professionals who can compete with counterparts from any university across the world.

World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan)         South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) Partners - WWF

World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) (a non-governmental organization) is the largest conservation organization in Pakistan. It has been working since 1970 with communities, government, civil society, international organizations, industries, and corporate entities, for the conservation of the environment and to improve the management of the country’s natural resources. As part of the global WWF Network, which has an active presence in around a 100 countries, WWF-Pakistan’s has its head office in Lahore and more than 25 offices nationwide including all provincial capitals, as well as considerable outreach in targeted field sites, protected areas, and other key ecological sites. The organization has over 250 employees, among which the professional staff includes biologists, foresters, freshwater experts, agriculturists, sociologists, environmental economists and GIS experts.

National Rural Support Programme (NRSP)         South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) Partners - NRSP

National Rural Support Programme (NRSP) is the largest rural support programme in the country in terms of outreach, staff and development activities. It is a not for profit organization registered under Section 42 of Companies Ordinance 1984. NRSP's mandate is to alleviate poverty by harnessing people's potential and undertake development activities in Pakistan. It has a presence in 64 districts in all the four provinces including Azad Jammu and Kashmir through regional offices and field offices. NRSP is currently working with more than 3.38 million poor households organized into a network of 207,175 community organizations. With sustained incremental growth, it is emerging as Pakistan's leading engine for poverty reduction and rural development.

Hashoo Foundation                 South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) Partners - Hashoo Foundation

Hashoo Foundation links development needs with market solutions for the benefit of marginalized communities by connecting them to different networks and opportunities.

Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI)         South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) Partners - Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI)

The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) represents the business community of Lahore district and is a non-profit organization. It endeavors to contribute towards the economic development of the country by promoting trade and industry. LCCI is acting as a bridge between the government and the business community. It plays a pivotal role in policy formulation by continuously interacting with the relevant public authorities. The LCCI has currently more than 18,000 members and claims to be the biggest chamber in Pakistan.

Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE)         South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) Partners - Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE)

Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE) is a non-governmental organization aimed to protect the environment at local, national and global level to implement Agenda21 (sustainable development agenda adopted by United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), at Rio, Brazil in 1992), through advocacy, research, non-political, non-religious and non-racial approach.

SCOPE is also accredited with bodies, conventions and committees of the UN dealing with environment and sustainable development, such as the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Global Environment Facility (GEF) and Convention on Biodiversity and Climate Change etc.

The main strategic thrust of SCOPE is to contribute its role in shaping up of governmental policies within the framework of global environmental/Sustainable Development (SD) agenda. SCOPE’s operational strategy is to involve experts, volunteers, media, students, government agencies and other stakeholders in achieving its goals. SCOPE has been using advocacy, public awareness, research, participatory learning, networking, public interest legal actions as its tools.