Business and Biodiversity: News/Archive


  • Save-the-date: 8/9 May 2014 International Workshop on Business and Natural Capital in Brasilia

    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.

  • News from Member Companies |

    Beraca on the spotlight at in-cosmetics 2014

    Brazil nut

    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.

  • News from Member Companies |

    Yerba Mate: The Spirit of Uruguay lives in UPM Forestal Oriental's natural forests

    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 wins Sustainability Beauty Award

    Seta Thakur und Bas Schneiders von Weleda bei der Preisübergabe

    Weleda recently won Organic Monitor’s Sustainability Beauty Award in the category Sustainability Leadership. The jury recognised Weleda’s continuing contribution to sustainability leadership.

  • Studies and Publications |

    Study on behalf of European Commission: Familiarity with the term "biodiversity" has increased

    On 4 November 2013 the results of the "Flash Eurobarometer 379 – Attitudes towards biodiversity" were published.

  • Events |

    3rd Meeting of the CBD Global Partnership on Business and Biodiversity

    Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer während der Sitzung

    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.

  • Organisation |

    Annual Members' Meeting Elected a New Board

    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.

  • News from Member Companies |

    HeidelbergCement to continue Quarry Life Award

    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.

  • Sustainability Reports |

    HeidelbergCement released its Sustainability Report

    Bild: Cover Nachhaltigkeitsbericht 2011/2012

    Today, HeidelbergCement released its 2011/2012 Sustainability Report entitled "Foundations". The report highlights topics and challenges for HeidelbergCement in its drive for sustainable development.

  • News from Member Companies |

    UPM Renews its World-class Position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    Logo UPM

    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.

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