During the 77. General Assembly of the United Nations, held two days ago in New York, Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced that Germany will contribute to the financing of international protection of biodiversity with 1,5 billion Euro yearly by 2025, which means around the double investment performed in 2017-2021.
Two companies joined our Initiative in the past months. We welcome new allies in the urgent need to intergate biodiversity within sustainability manamgement systems.
At the 2021 edition of the European Business Nature Summit (EBNS), a strong 'European Business Statement' was published. It was developed by 13 EBNS partners, among them the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative.
This question was addressed by experts from the public and private sectors worldwide during a session at the Global Landscape Forum on Biodiversity (Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health).
How do SMEs consider their relationship with nature? What are the best practices that pioneering SMEs have developed to date? What type of support do SMEs require to further progress on this journey?
The United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) issued a publication regarding biodiversity and the finance sector: "Beyond 'Business as Usual': Biodiversity Targets and Finance. Managing biodiversity risks across business sectors.
The United Nations has declared this decade the UN Decade of Biodiversity to raise awareness of the global extinction of species and to promote measures to halt it. Audi is contributing to this effort and is implementing biodiversity projects at all sites.
On June 15, Business for Nature - alongside the World Economic Forum, WBCSD, ICC, UN Global Compact and the IUCN - is hosting the first major global leadership event to discuss nature and its vital role in building a resilient future in a post-coronavirus world.
On May 22 the International Day for Biolgical Diversity (IDB) takes place. The theme of this years IDB is “Our solutions are in nature.”
Due to the Covid-19 crisis the CBD-COP 15 which was scheduled for October in Kunming, China will be postponed.