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
On 17 March, HeidelbergCement and BirdLife International have 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
On 9 December 2014, the winners of the International Quarry Life Award were honored at a festive award ceremony held in Prague.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
ForestFinance is supporting the WWF biodiversity survey conducted in forest projects around the Orinoco River.read more
India has started a business and biodiversity initiative. We cooperate with IBBIread 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
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
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
We are happy to announce that the company Knauf, a leading company in the Gypsum industry, enriches 'Biodiversity in Good Company'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.
»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.«
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission officially launched a new joint financing mechanism for projects related to natural capital.
The question of land and soil is of utmost importance for our future. The new publication provides facts and figures.
The Veolia Foundation supports three new projects in the field of environmental protection and biodiversity
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has published a new tool to improve transparency as regards palm oil.
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