In partnership with Germany, the National Confederation of Industries (CNI) Brazil will hold an International Workshop on Business and Natural Capital on 8/9 May 2014 in Brasília, Brazil.
Global leading supplier of ingredients from the Brazilian biodiversity, Beraca is the sponsor of in-cosmetics’ first Country Focus, which will explore how Brazil has become one of the powerhouse nations in the C&T industry.
UPM Forestal Oriental’s Eucalyptus plantations do not affect the viability of the Yerba Mate populations given that buffer zones between plantations and native forests are kept, thereby maintaining the natural conditions of the site including water flow and shade.
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.