News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • Aluminium Stewardship Initiative launches ASI Certification program addressing sustainability12/15/2017

    Aluminium Stewardship Initiative launches ASI Certification program addressing sustainability

    The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) has today launched a new Certification program for the aluminium value chain, focused on responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of this important industrial metal. 

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  • Science body of UN Biodiversity Convention meets to lay foundation for post-2020 global biodiversity targets12/12/2017

    Science body of UN Biodiversity Convention meets to lay foundation for post-2020 global biodiversity targets

    Some 600 delegates from around the world arrive in Montreal to provide input to the development of a post-2020 global biodiversity framework; Governments will look at mainstreaming of biodiversity into mining, infrastructure and other key sectors

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  • Highlights from the 2017 World Forum on Natural Capital12/07/2017

    Highlights from the 2017 World Forum on Natural Capital

    Over 700 Attendees from 60 countries gathered in Edinburgh for the third World Forum on Natural Capital

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  • Loss of species destroys ecosystems11/28/2017

    Loss of species destroys ecosystems

    The "Jena Experiment" – 15 years of biodiversity research in review

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  • IAASB and WBCSD’s New Collaboration leads to further Sustainability and Integrated Reporting11/26/2017

    IAASB and WBCSD’s New Collaboration leads to further Sustainability and Integrated Reporting

    The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has agreed to collaborate with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) - to strengthen international assurance standards on sustainability reporting.

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  • New study shows that organic farming can contribute to the world food supply11/20/2017

    New study shows that organic farming can contribute to the world food supply

    A worldwide conversion to organic farming can contribute to a comprehensive and sustainable food system, if combined with further measures.

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  • Farming for Biodiversity Contest: Winners announced!11/16/2017

    Farming for Biodiversity Contest: Winners announced!

    Organizations chosen from among more than 300 submissions that showcase leading approaches to make farming friendlier to people and the planet.

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  • Audit Report published about measures for sustainable use of pesticides in Germany11/15/2017

    Audit Report published about measures for sustainable use of pesticides in Germany

    This report describes the outcome of a fact-finding mission in Germany, carried out from 6 to 15 March 2017, as part of the published Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety programme for 2017. The objective of the mission was to investigate the implementation of measures to achieve the sustainable use of pesticides.

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  • Winners of Organic Farming Innovation Awards 2017:  Alternatives to slash-and-burn and weed suppression awarded11/13/2017

    Winners of Organic Farming Innovation Awards 2017:  Alternatives to slash-and-burn and weed suppression awarded

    The winners of the 2017 Organic Farming Innovation Awards (OFIA) were announced on 10 November 2017, at an awards ceremony during the Organic  World Congress (OWC) in New Delhi, India.

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  • Cities can cut greenhouse gas emissions far beyond their urban borders11/13/2017

    Cities can cut greenhouse gas emissions far beyond their urban borders

    Greenhouse gas emissions caused by urban households’ purchases of goods and services from beyond city limits are much bigger than previously thought.

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