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
The company received the sector leader position for the second year in a row.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
Making sure sufficient international financing for biodiversity remains challenging.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
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
Please note the English and Japanese website provide some basic information on the initiative. The German website is more comprehensive.
»At UPM the protection of biodiversity is a core element of sustainable forestry. Our global biodiversity programme defines clear targets and best practices to maintain biodiversity in forests – both our own and those of our suppliers. This is a key factor in fulfilling our corporate mission, which is to create added value from renewable and recyclable raw materials. In order to promote biodiversity in the value chain, UPM is actively involved in biodiversity work as a founding and board member of the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative.«
»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.«
Brüssel, 21. November 2014 - Rund 120 Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer kamen am 21. November in Brüssel zum ersten Jahrestreffen der EU Business@ Biodiversity Platform zusammen.
One of the headline findings is that vertebrate populations around the world have declined by an average of 52% between 1970 and 2010.
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