News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • Key insights on circular water management solutions09/05/2017

    Key insights on circular water management solutions

    The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released eight deep-dive case studies on circular water management, designed to help companies implement water reuse through WBCSD’s Business Guide to Circular Water Management.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • Climate change: In their old age, trees still accumulate large quantities of carbon08/31/2017

    Climate change: In their old age, trees still accumulate large quantities of carbon

    Even old trees absorb large amounts of carbon, removing CO2 (carbon dioxide) from the atmosphere.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • Big companies have big sustainability responsibilities08/31/2017

    Big companies have big sustainability responsibilities

    For a more sustainable world, big companies have to put sustainability into their business strategies.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • Temperature increase reduces global yields of major crops in four independent estimates08/21/2017

    Temperature increase reduces global yields of major crops in four independent estimates

    All agricultural production is vulnerable to climate change including wheat, rice, maize and soybean that provide two-thirds of human caloric intake. Assessing the impact of global temperature increase on production of these major crops is therefore critical to maintain global food supply.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • Policymakers, business leaders and the circular economy: driving solutions for sustainability08/17/2017

    Policymakers, business leaders and the circular economy: driving solutions for sustainability

    Population growth, urbanization and increasing affluence are driving natural resource consumption beyond the earth’s ability to replenish.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • Light pollution as a new threat to pollination08/09/2017

    Light pollution as a new threat to pollination

    Artificial light disrupts nocturnal pollination and leads to a reduced number of fruits produced by the plant. This loss of night time pollination cannot be compensated by diurnal pollinators. The negative impact of artificial light at night on nocturnal pollinators might even propagate further to the diurnal community, as ecologists of the University of Bern were able to show.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • 08/02/2017

    New Study from OroVerde and Global Nature Fund

    Private capital for nature conservation: Could impact investments be a solution?

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • Solution Search Contest announces 10 finalists07/04/2017

    Solution Search Contest announces 10 finalists

    Solution Search, a global contest designed to identify, reward and spotlight innovative approaches to conservation, has released the list of its 10 finalists for the 2017 "Farming for Biodiversity" contest. This year’s theme showcases innovative ideas that make farming more sustainable, and promote behaviors that strengthen biodiversity across the agricultural sector.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • 05/19/2017

    Incentives for Natural Infrastructure

    The report, issued by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), details a study conducted across different sectors in six regions (Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and North America) to uncover the barriers and incentives for businesses obtaining permits, financing and insurance for natural infrastructure (NI).

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • 05/17/2017

    Fourth edition of the Quarry Life Award !

    HeidelbergCement invites researchers, students and citizens to participate in its international scientific and educational contest.

    read more ...
     
     
     
Weiter