Access and Benefit Sharing and its importance to business: CBD's Business.2020 magazine current edition's focus.
On 9th of November, the EU commission's implementing regulation on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits entered into force. The current edition of the Business.2020 news magazines focuses on Access and Benefits Sharing and its importance to business.
of November 2015
Almost simultanously with the entering into force of the EU-Implementing Regulation the Secretariat of the Conventionon Biological Diversity (CBD) issued their Business.2020 magazine focussing on Access and Benefit Sharing for Business.
11 articles written by renowned ABS-Experts from all over the world aim to help companies to better understand the provisions, opportunities and obligations inherent in the Nagoya Protocol.Table of content:
- The Nagoya Protocol and the business community
the Nagoya Protocol in the
European Union: State of play, challenges and
Protocol and ABS regulation in Brazil:
The view of Brazilian industry
in Japan: Guidelines and
tools for the transitional period
businesses implement the
Interview: Suhel al-Janabi, Co-Manager,
Capacity Development Initiative and,
Dierks, Communication and Knowledge
ABS Capacity Development
Protocol and the potential of
a vehicle to promote ABS compliant
in practice: Approaches and
in the ethical sourcing of
in Africa to create positive
for social, environmental and
protocols: Bridging the
business and the challenges for
The magazine can be found on the CBD website
:Business.2020, Vol. 10, Issue 1, November 2015
Tags: Biodiversity Management | Biodiversity policy | Supply Chain Management
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