On 13 March 2018, the company Reckhaus, a producer of biocides, announced its membership in the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative on the occasion of the German Annual Business and Biodiversity Forum 2018.
With the aim to encourage positive action for biodiversity and inspire others by showcasing the notable work of those it honours, nominations are now invited for the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018.
All environmental topics are associated with high risks. This is a result of current Global Risks Report. For the thirteenth time, the World Economic Forum published this report in January 2018.
Biodiversity is equally significant as climate protection, underlines the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance of the European Commission in its recommendations published at the end of January 2018.
Our member company Aleph is the winner in the business category of the first Hokkaido Biodiversity Conservation Award. It was awarded for its efforts to remove dark spotted frogs (Pelophylax nigromaculatus), a designated non-native species in Hokkaido.
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.
A new five-member board chaired by Dr. Stefanie Eichiner was elected at the Annual Members' Meeting 2017 in Heidelberg.