The leather industry in the context of climate change & biodiversity challenge
When forests are replaced with land for industrial agriculture, habitats start to simplify. [...] Diverse ecosystems are more productive, stable, and resistant to natural disasters.
More about Rima Mehta
A native of the evergreen Pacific Northwest, Rima grew up hiking and exploring the wilderness. Her passion for conservation grew after living in different contexts around the globe, seeing firsthand that a single action could have many effects for people on the other side of the world. Rima's work in social impact ranges from waste reduction and clean energy to financial inclusion. She currently resides in Switzerland, where she pursues a graduate degree in Sustainable Development and eats lots of (sustainable) chocolate.