Fostering biodiversity is an important part of the corporate responsibility goals at GIZ. This includes the company sites: GIZ's employees recently established a gardening project in Bonn.
HeidelbergCement released its seventh Sustainability Report so far. The Sustainability Report 2015 highlights important topics and challenges for HeidelbergCement in its drive for sustainable development.
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"
On 15 March 2016, almost 150 representatives of companies, leading business associations, nature conservation organizations, government and authorities, academia and civil society gathered in Berlin for the 6th German Business Dialogue Forum 2016 on Biological Diversity.
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.