Protecting our "natural capital": The 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative is a cross-sectorial collaboration of companies that have joined forces to protect and sustainably use our worldwide biological diversity. Through this commitment they contribute to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Its aim is to halt the dramatic loss of ecosystems, species and genetic diversity. Read more about the initiative Become a member
We are happy to announce that the company Knauf, a leading company in the Gypsum industry, enriches 'Biodiversity in Good Company'read more
Biological diversity to look at, smell and experience. The project "Weleda: The Garden" is a good example of promoting Aichi target 1.read more
Berlin, 31 March 2014. Today Veolia Germany joined the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative and signed the "Leadership Declaration" of the enterprise network. The environmental service provider made the announcement during the dialog board "Unternehmen Biologische Vielfalt 2020".read more
The Japanese bank Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, member of our network since its establishment, has just released its CSR Report 2013. What is especially noteworthy is that it comprises an extra feature booklet dedicated to "natural capital".read more
Weleda recently won Organic Monitor’s Sustainability Beauty Award in the category Sustainability Leadership. The jury recognised Weleda’s continuing contribution to sustainability leadership.read more
India has started a business and biodiversity initiative. We cooperate with IBBIread more
Making sure sufficient international financing for biodiversity remains challenging.read more
'Biodiversity in Good Company' is a "member state participant" in the EU Business and Biodiversity (B@B) Platform of the European Commission, which entered into phase 2 in 2014.read more
By 8 June 2014, Governments and other relevant stakeholders are invited to nominate experts to take forward elements of the 2014-2018 work programme.read more
Please note the English and Japanese website provide some basic information on the initiative. The German website is more comprehensive.
»I am deeply convinced that responsible life as well as responsible leadership is based on the three pillars of ecology, economy and social justice and, hence, that there is a close interaction between nature and social entrepreneurship. As a responsible enterprise, we dedicate our special attention to maintain the respect of man and nature in the value creation chain.«
»SARAYA strives to be a global citizen by example. We combine sustainability with development, contribute to biodiversity conservation in Borneo, and work to improve the hygienic conditions of the Base of Pyramid societies.«
The Natural Capital Coalition has selected two consortia with participants from business, accountancy, consultancy, financial institutions, and NGOs to develop what will be known as the Natural Capital Protocol (NCP)
A new meta-analysis of the systemic pesticides neonicotinoids and fipronil (neonics) concludes that they are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial invertebrate species and are a key factor in the decline of bees.
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