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
Corporate responsibility and biodiversity specialists from around the world convene in Helsinki, Finland, to exchange knowledge on companies´ latest practices on business and biodiversity. This two-day event gathers around 250 participants globally. read more
On 17 March, HeidelbergCement and BirdLife International signed an agreement to continue their partnership until 2017.read more
Last June, the Commission launched an internet consultation on the EU No Net Loss initiative (NNL Initiative). It attracted more than 700 answers. The results have now been presented. read more
A brief documentation of our CBD COP 12 activities is available!read more
The company received the sector leader position for the second year in a row.read more
One of the headline findings is that vertebrate populations around the world have declined by an average of 52% between 1970 and 2010.read more
The 350 toom Baumarkt DIY (Do-it-yourself) stores of REWE Group will no longer be selling products containing glyphosate by 30 September 2015 at the latest. read more
After a successful launch in September last year, the Ecosystem Services Discussion Forum, which is co-organized by 'Biodiversity in Good Company' and three partner organizations, continued with a talk on bioeconomy on 29 January in Berlin.read more
On 9 December 2014, the winners of the International Quarry Life Award were honored at a festive award ceremony held in Prague.read more
More than 100 company representatives from various sectors accepted our invitation to join an exchange of knowledge and experience at our conference in Hamburg on 17 November. read more
On the occasion of COP 12, the CBD Global Partnership for Business and Biodiversity held its fourth meeting. Germany was appointed a member of the new Executive Committee.read more
Please note the English and Japanese website provide some basic information on the initiative. The German website is more comprehensive.
Read our latest newsletter 4_2015 (21 May 2015), including a portrait of our member company HiPP
»Our services in water, waste and energy management contribute to the protection of biodiversity. At the same time we use biodiversiy to produce drinking water and to clean waste water. With NABU we aim at improving conditions for biodiversity at our sites and sensitizing our staff, clients and neighbours for this important resource.«
Primeval forests are rare and endangered, even in Germany. ForestFinance is involved in their conservation in an unusual way: together with the municipality of Hümmel, the company has managed a one-of-a-kind forest cemetery, established in November 2013.
Volkswagen's efforts concerning the protection of endangered animals and plants are backed up by the first Species Protection Report of the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation.
SuMi TRUST received the "Olive Leaf Award", the second best prize given to excellent Japanese companies in terms of biodiversity activities, which were determined by the WWF Japan.
Preliminary information out in the April newsletter of the CBD Global Partnership for Business and Biodiversity
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