On 13 July 2016, the Natural Capital Coalition launched the so-called Natural Capital Protocol (NCP), a standardized framework for natural capital assessment.
The share of sustainable products in terms of the Otto Group’s overall furniture assortment increased to 43% in 2015.
At the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016 on 22 June in New York, Ulisses Matiolli Sabará, President of Beraca, was announced as one of ten 2016 Local SDG Pioneers for his efforts that align with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 15 on Life on Land.
In a four minute movie Veolia shows the many facets of the company's commitment to biodiversity
The funding also benefits biodiversity and ecosystem services.
The International Organization for Standardization ISO has recently begun to develop ISO 14008 - "Monetary valuation of environmental impacts from specific emissions and use of natural resources"
Supported by Hugo Boss, the report aims at providing a better understanding of the relationship between the apparel sector's complex value chains and biodiversity.
Although most insect pollinators have not been assessed at a global level, regional and national assessments indicate high levels of threat, particularly for bees and butterflies - with often more than 40 per cent of invertebrate species threatened locally.
HiPP was honoured as an outstanding enterprise for its EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) environmental management system. Among other things, the company was awarded for being engaged in dialogues with numerous initiatives and associations, including 'Biodiversity in Good Company'
HeidelbergCement's call for proposals for promoting odiversity in quarries even more successful than last year