• International events facilitation and organization
    International events facilitation and organization
  • Representation in international Fora
    Representation in international Fora
  • Strategic communication
    Strategic communication
  • Training, coaching and capacity building
    Training, coaching and capacity building
  • Field investigation and analysis
    Field investigation and analysis

10 years of Varda

In 2013, the Varda Group celebrated its 10th anniversary. Looking back, what stands out the most is the privilege we've had to work with some of the most exciting campaigns and activists in the world. And we've managed to have a lot of fun along the way....

Varda in the media

  • Kelly Rigg was featured in the March edition of Origin magazine (page 51), March 2013

Varda connect: facebook

Varda connect: twitter

Welcome to the Varda Group

The Varda Group provides strategic advice and campaign expertise and coordination services across a wide range of international environmental and social issues. The Varda Group consists of Varda BV (The Netherlands), Varda Desarrollo Sostenible SL (Spain), and Varda Ltd (UK). In addition, the Varda Foundation (Stichting Varda) is a not-for-profit organisation that has the capacity to carry out charitable projects.

The Varda Group was established in 2003 by a team of leading campaigners with more than 100 years of combined experience working to protect the health and well-being of our planet and its inhabitants.

Our mission is to create maximum change for the benefit of people and the planet through:

  • Developing and/or implementing projects which lead toward the improvement of the environment, public health, and social welfare;
  • Capacity building and sharing of expertise with non-governmental organisations;
  • Providing strategic input, analysis and advice to non-governmental organisations, governments, business and/or intergovernmental organisations for the purposes of accelerating positive change.



Current projects

October 2014

  • Keynote speech and participation at the Workshop on Ocean Governance organized by the Institute of Applied Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany
  • Keynote speech at the international assembly of Impact Hub, global network of social entrepreneurs
  • Strategy development advise to Greenpeace global forests campaign

September 2014

August 2014

  • Development and coordination of Mission Ocean petition campaign
  • Campaign training/workshop for Ceres, one of the world’s leading organizations mobilizing investors, companies and public interest groups to build a healthy, sustainable global economy