Founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, the Jane Goodall Institute is a global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. Our work builds on Dr. Goodall’s scientific work and her humanitarian vision.
Vision of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI)
A healthy planet where people live sustainably and in harmony with animals and a shared environment.
Mission of JGI
Understand and protect chimpanzees, other great apes and their habitats, and inspire and empower people to take action to make the world a better place for animals, people, and the environment.
JGI in Singapore
The Jane Goodall Institute (Singapore) aims to nurture the next generation of ‘Jane Goodalls’ in Singapore. We believe that knowledge & compassion lead to action, and that everyone can make a difference through our own actions. That’s why our programmes focus on empowering & inspiring people to take action to help us live sustainably and in harmony with animals and a shared environment.
JGIS key programmes:
- Sharing about Dr Jane’s life & philosophy
- Roots & Shoots programme and Eco-literacy lessons for youths & young adults
- Raffles’ Banded Langurs conservation: Citizen science population survey
- Long-tailed macaques conservation: Monkey Walks and Monkey Guards
- Public lectures and events
Board of Directors & Advisory Councils
Tay Kae Fong
Immediate Past President
Tan Beng Chiak
Roots & Shoots Committee
Tan Beng Chiak
Goh Pei Shuan
Fundraising Advisory Council
Guan Jun Wu