Welcome

The European Business and Biodiversity Campaign is a partner consortium which supports companies from all industries in integrating biodiversity into their corporate management. Our key initiative, funded by the EU LIFE Programme, aims to improve the biodiversity performance of standards and labels within the food industry.

We invite you to explore our website for information and inspiration. If you are interested in collaboration or would like to know more about any of our projects, we welcome you to contact us.

Business & Biodiversity

 
 Conferences on Natural Capital and Biodiversity on 4 and 5 October in Frankfurt/Main, Germany

International Conferences

Learn more about our conferences on Natural Capital and Biodiversity on 4 and 5 October in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Baseline Report

This report provides insights on how biodiversity is addressed in standards and company requirements of the food sector.

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Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry

Global Nature Fund, Lake Constance Foundation, Agentur AUF! (Germany), the Fundación Global Nature (Spain), Solagro and agoodforgood (France) and Instituto Superior Técnico (Portugal) have initiated the EU LIFE Project “Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry”. The main objective is to improve the biodiversity performance of standards and labels within the food industry, by supporting standard organizations to include efficient biodiversity criteria into their schemes; and motivating food processing companies and retailers to include biodiversity criteria into their sourcing guidelines.

This project is funded by the EU LIFE Programme.

 
 

News

  • International research team confirmed perilous decline in insect biomass10/20/2017

    International research team confirmed perilous decline in insect biomass

    A recent study by Dutch, German and British scientists published in the journal Plos one adds more evidence to the dramatic decline of flying insects in Germany and thus provides the first evidence of a global insect death.

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  • New ISO standard to combat land degradation10/18/2017

    New ISO standard to combat land degradation

    Our consumption of the earth’s natural reserves has doubled in the last 30 years and a third of the planet’s land is now severely degraded. There is an urgent need to find solutions for land management policy, planning and practices.

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  • Over 36 Major Brands Pledge to Achieve Sustainable Cotton by 202510/18/2017

    Over 36 Major Brands Pledge to Achieve Sustainable Cotton by 2025

    23 more of the world's most renowned clothing and textile companies,  including Burberry, Adidas, Kathmandu and Timberland today pledged to use 100 % sustainable cotton by 2025

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Events

27 - 28 November 2017, Edinburgh, Scotland

World Forum on Natural Capital