Effective 26 January 2018, Ritter Sport announced it was the first major chocolate bar manufacturer to switch to sourcing the cocoa for its entire assortment completely from certified sustainable cocoa.
European Commission hopes a public consultation will inspire the EU Pollinators Initiative.
There is a high need for practical tools for monitoring and assessing biodiversity. Remote sensing may be useful in some cases - but due to a new study it is of limited help when it comes to modelling local pollinator biodiversity.
The Cambridge Conservation Initiative, in collaboration with partners, aims to better address biodiversity in natural capital accounting. The results of a first workshop are now available.
A study published in the renowned journal PLOS ONE confirms the results of the Entomological Society Krefeld: more than 75 percent loss of biomass in flying insects.
7 Sept 2017. UPM has been listed as the forest and paper industry leader in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2017-2018 for the fifth time.
In recognition of the biodiversity challenges that remain with the Protocol, the Natural Capital Coalition has launched a project, led by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), to strengthen biodiversity in the Protocol and associated sector guides.
The global project "Private Business Action for Biodiversity" of the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which started at the end of 2016, focusses on biodiversity-friendly production and commercialization.
How do sustainability standards integrate biological diversity? This question attracts an increasing attention. The "Standards and Biodiversity" Thematic Review had a look into 15 voluntary standards in the agriculture sector.
This year, Japan again contributed with an extensive programme to the global biodiversity campaign "The Green Wave", which is directed especially towards young people. The restaurant chain Aleph participated with three activities.