Advocates

The Company Biodiversity Advocates are actively involved in the EBBC. Supported by the campaign consortium and using a business to business approach, the advocates share their experiences in biodiversity management within their respective sectors.

A Company Biodiversity Advocate contributes to the campaign by:

The following companies are currently active as Advocates:
 

Company


Unilever (Food Processing)
As one of the world’s leading producers of fast moving consumer goods Unilever commits in its sustainability program to halve the impacts on biological diversity involved in the manufacture of products and to source 100 percent of the agricultural raw materials sustainably by 2020. Read more…
 
REWE (Food Retail)
The cooperative REWE Group is actively engaged in the preservation of species diversity within the framework of its sustainability strategy. Through its commitment to preserving biodiversity REWE Group aims to minimise monocultures in the cultivation of raw materials or to restore habitats for flora and fauna that have already been damaged in cooperation with environmental organisations such as the international Lake Constance Foundation. Read more…


The Spanish private multinational electric utility company Iberdrola SA considers the conservation of biodiversity as a basic principle of its environmental policy. Since 2007 Iberdrola SA has been integrated biodiversity in its company policy. Read more…
TUI AG (Tourism)
In the TUI Group biodiversity is an important business case. The tourism group is actively facing the dramatic loss of ecosystems and species and has integrated the protection of biological diversity in its corporate management. TUI Group won the German CSR-Award 2012 for its commitment to protecting biodiversity in the categorie"Biodiversity Management to protect the biologicaldiversity". Read more…
 
Eiffage (Construction)
Since 2009 Eiffage, the third-largest construction and concessions company in France, has been integrated the protection of biological diversity with its "Biodiversity Charter" in its corporate strategy. The aim of the Charter is to continuously develop biodiversity key competences and to rally employees around major biodiversity goals. In 2011, Eiffage officially joined the French "National Biodiversity Strategy". Read more…
VAUDE (Textile/Outdoor)
The German manufacturer of outdoor products, VAUDE, is committed to protecting biological diversity in its product development and its corporate strategy. The promotion of biodiversity is among the most significant company principles of VAUDE. The aim of VAUDE is to make its entire product range environmentally friendly and to become Europe's most environmentally friendly outdoor company by 2015.  Read more…

The organic production of pomaceous, stone andsoft fruit is key part of the Obst vom Bodensee Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH offer and is promoted in particular. Since three years Obst vom Bodensee has been supporting biodiversity projects in the neckar and lake constance region such as ecological greening of company premises. The focus of Obst vom Bodensee is to promote insects pollinatingour useful plants at thefruit growingenterprises withinthe differentproduction regions. Read more…


Daimler (Automotive)
As one of the world’s biggest automotive companies Daimler Group has been promoting the protection of biodiversity in its corporate policy since 2001. The car manufacturer takes appropriate measures to reduce negative impacts on species and ecosystems or rather prevent them arising in thefirstplace, for example the monitoring of breeding birds and bats at the Sindelfingen location. Daimler has developed an internal environmental protection network toachievea multipliereffect. Read more…

Business Associations

The Industry Association of Industrial Minerals and Aggregates (ISTE) represents and supports the member’s interests in rehabilitating and recultivating stone and gravel quarries as an economic association. ISTE engages in preservation and boosting of biodiversity in quarries and cooperates with the German Society for Nature Conservation(NABU). In 2000 a corporate contract between ISTE and NABU, the association of nature protection of Baden-Württemberg, was signed. Read more…




VfU (Association for Environmental Management and Sustainability in Financial Institutions)
VfU is a think tank and network of financial service providers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, developing strategies and tools to stimulate sustainable development within the financial sector. Read more...
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