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Without Biological Diversity No Economic Diversity

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

Basic knowledge for companies – information modules

What do companies have to do with biodiversity and how should they get involved? "Basic knowledge: companies and biodiversity" is a series of short, cross-industry information modules for companies interested in finding out more on this topic. Read

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    Germany doubles financing of international biodiversity protection

    During the 77. General Assembly of the United Nations, held two days ago in New York, Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced that Germany will contribute to the financing of international protection of biodiversity with 1,5 billion Euro yearly by 2025, which means around the double investment performed in 2017-2021.read more

  • Biodiversity and finance: Cover der Publikation

    UNEP-WCMC report on biodiversity and the finance sector

    The United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) issued a publication regarding biodiversity and the finance sector: "Beyond 'Business as Usual': Biodiversity Targets and Finance. Managing biodiversity risks across business sectors.read more

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    Global Leadership Event Business for Nature

    On June 15, Business for Nature - alongside the World Economic Forum, WBCSD, ICC, UN Global Compact and the IUCN - is hosting the first major global leadership event to discuss nature and its vital role in building a resilient future in a post-coronavirus world.read more

  • HeidelbergCement: Hippo im Wasser

    HeidelbergCement: Supporting the Mono Transboundary Biosphere Reserve

    Across the southernmost section of the border between Benin and Togo there is an area which provides habitats for a wide variety of animal species, some which are highly endangered. During recent decades this area has been under threat due to human impact. Since 2017, UNESCO has recognized this area as a Biosphere Reserve due to its rich biodiversity, including some critically endangered species, and role in providing important ecosystem service.read more

Please note the English and Japanese website provide some basic information on the initiative. The German website is more comprehensive.

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Member Brochure 10th anniversary 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative

In 2018 the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative celebrated its 10th anniversary. Find out more about our history, our background and our member companies in our anniversary brochure!

10 Years of the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initative. Looking back on Achievements, Looking Forward to the Work Ahead.

FURTHER NEWS

  • Germany doubles financing of international biodiversity protection

    During the 77. General Assembly of the United Nations, held two days ago in New York, Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced that Germany will contribute to the financing of international protection of biodiversity with 1,5 billion Euro yearly by 2025, which means around the double investment performed in 2017-2021.

  • Commerzbank AG and Corbiota GmbH

    Two companies joined our Initiative in the past months. We welcome new allies in the urgent need to intergate biodiversity within sustainability manamgement systems.

  • European Business Statement 'Scaling up action for nature' published

    At the 2021 edition of the European Business Nature Summit (EBNS), a strong 'European Business Statement' was published. It was developed by 13 EBNS partners, among them the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative.

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