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.
Two companies joined our Initiative in the past months. We welcome new allies in the urgent need to intergate biodiversity within sustainability manamgement systems.
The current rapid and dramatic spreading of COVID-19 opens again the debate on the loss of biodiversity as a contributing cause for global pandemics.
A new five-member board chaired by Dr. Stefanie Eichiner was elected at the Annual Members' Meeting 2017 in Heidelberg.
One challenge – one location – two conferences: The EU B@B Platform of the European Commission and the Global Nature Fund (GNF) are joining forces in tackling the challenge for businesses in integrating biodiversity and natural capital. 'Biodiversity in Good Company' will contribute to both events.
The Federal Ministry for the Environment initiated "Enterprise Biological Diversity 2020" in 2013. Creating this round table was an important step to expand a sustainable and structured dialogue with business. Meanwhile the number of supporting associations has increased to 30.
On 15 March 2016, almost 150 representatives of companies, leading business associations, nature conservation organizations, government and authorities, academia and civil society gathered in Berlin for the 6th German Business Dialogue Forum 2016 on Biological Diversity.
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.
This question was addressed by experts from the public and private sectors worldwide during a session at the Global Landscape Forum on Biodiversity (Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health).