European & National Initiatives
Enterprises and Biodiversity 2020
The German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) launched the new action platform "Enterprises and Biodiversity 2020". This platform provides an opportunity for organizations from industry and conservation to exchange their ideas and experiences in the field of the protection of biodiversity.
Orée is a French organisation working on environmental issues that has published a major guidance book on biodiversity for businesses.
Institut Inspire, France
Institut Inspire aims to assist and support businesses and local authorities in developing new strategies including biodiversity conservation criteria.
Save your Logo, France
An interesting biodiversity initiative with a special focus on business that carry animals in their logos.
The Global Compact Network Germany
The Global Compact Network Germany is an active learning and dialogue platform for the implementation of the ten Global Compact principles. Biodiversity is one of the priorty issues of the network in Germany in 2010.
Leaders for Nature, The Netherlands
Leaders for Nature is an international learning and action-oriented network for the current and future business leaders of over 20 companies.
The UN Global Compact UK
The UK Network aims to further the UN Global Compact's 10 principles that cover human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
The Portuguese Business and Biodiversity Initiative
The Portugese Business and Biodiversity Initiative seeks to promote, through voluntary agreements of long duration, a common ground for collaboration between these two distinct systems: business and biodiversity, which promotes the introduction of biodiversity strategies and policies of companies.