Weleda recently won Organic Monitor’s Sustainability Beauty Award in the category Sustainability Leadership. The jury recognised Weleda’s continuing contribution to sustainability leadership.
On 4 November 2013 the results of the "Flash Eurobarometer 379 – Attitudes towards biodiversity" were published.
Participants from various countries participated in the 3rd Meeting of the CBD Global Partnership on Business and Biodiversity that was held in Montreal, Canada, on 2/3 October 2013. Sally Ollech from 'Biodiversity in Good Company' presented the latest developments in Germany as well as in the international work of the initiative.
The delegates at the Annual Members' Meeting of the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative on 18/19 September, hosted by the company HiPP in Pfaffenhofen, Germany, elected a new board for a two-year term. Six board members were confirmed in office. Stefanie Eichiner from UPM was newly elected.
Following the success of the Quarry Life Award 2012, HeidelbergCement Group is soon to launch the second round of its international research and education competition. Through the Quarry Life Award, the company seeks to promote new research projects in order to raise awareness about the biological value of mineral extraction sites worldwide.
Today, HeidelbergCement released its 2011/2012 Sustainability Report entitled "Foundations". The report highlights topics and challenges for HeidelbergCement in its drive for sustainable development.
UPM has again been named among the world’s sustainability leaders. Especially, the company has been assessed as the industry leader in environmental sustainability within the Paper and Forest Products sector with top scores.
On 21/22 November, the first World Forum on Natural Capital 2013 takes place in Edinburgh.
'Biodiversity in Good Company' is one of the partners of "Unternehmen Biologische Vielfalt 2020". Since summer 2013, it has been acting as the coordinating office.