UPM has published a new biodiversity commitment, which is one of the company's responsibility targets for 2030. The new commitment and programme was presented at the Conference of the Parties (COP14) of the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
Our member Symrise has been nominated for the national German sustainability award 2018. Amongst others, Symrise develops and integrates biodiversity-friendly and sustainable cultivation of its raw materials with partners in the countries of origin.
You can now find the most important figures in the newly published Climate and Environmental Report 2016. GIZ has been reviewing its environmental data since 1999. By introducing the Corporate Sustainability Handprint (CSH), worldwide environmental data can now be collected.
Standing deadwood, referred to as snags, not only looks beautiful in a forest but is also useful to the environment.
By meeting the UEBT standard, a company assures customers that, when sourcing raw materials, biodiversity is conserved and used sustainably, and that all partners along the chain are treated equitably and paid fairly.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) published a new report on sector-related natural capital risks. Biodiversity was one of five natural capital factors that were examined. Most sectors have good reason to take action.
In a Communication on the EU Pollinators Initiative the EU Commission also addresses business as an important target group. Do you have a good practice example that you would like to share?
Rubber is grown in neat rows in monocultures. But in South Thailand some farmers are cultivating rubber in agroforestry systems. How this is done and what benefits they are taking out of it you can watch in a video produced by einhorn.
UPM started its forestry operations in Uruguay some 25 years ago. Methods for maintaining biodiversity in the eucalyptus plantations have played an important role from the beginning.
Sustainble agriculture was a topic at the Chinese Premier's visit in Hokkaido on May 10th, 2018.