BTRF is incorporated as a non-profit in Switzerland. BTRF has the following objectives: to establish and safeguard large protected areas of the tropical rainforests of Borneo and other threatened regions; to provide efficient management, finance and infrastructure for the strict preservation of such protected areas as reservoirs of biological diversity fir ecological, genetic, economic, scientific and educational purposes; to raise awareness of the planetary importance of rainforest protection and its positive impacts for humanity.