European Business Biodiversity Campaign


The European Business and Biodiversity Campaign (EBBC) is a partner consortium which supports companies from all industries in integrating biodiversity into their corporate management. Our key project LIFE Food & Biodiversity, 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

 Biodiversity Trainings

Biodiversity Trainings

Comprehensive training material with guidelines on good biodiversity management and description of measures to promote biodiversity in the food sector.

LIFE Food & Biodiversity

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Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry

From 2016 to September 2020 the project consortium of the LIFE Food & Biodiversity project collaborated with the private food sector in Europe to enhance biodiversity protection through food standards and procurement guidelines of food companies. The new Layman’s Report provides an overview of the actions undertaken and impacts achieved since project-start.




  • STAR - New Metric Allows Businesses to Quantify Positive Biodiversity Impacts09/30/2021

    STAR - New Metric Allows Businesses to Quantify Positive Biodiversity Impacts

    The Species Threat Abatement and Restoration Metric (STAR) will, for the first time, allow businesses to estimate the potential contributions of specific nature-positive actions in specific places towards global biodiversity targets.

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  • Financial institutions call for clear framework for biodiversity09/23/2021

    Financial institutions call for clear framework for biodiversity

    A powerful investor group of 78 financial institutions with combined assets of nearly $11 trillion have issued an appeal to the world's governments. They are calling for an international framework for biodiversity, as well as stronger commitment at the national level.

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  • Biodiversity commitments weakly anchored in the banking sector09/23/2021

    Biodiversity commitments weakly anchored in the banking sector

    In a recent report, ShareAction discusses how the 25 largest European banks are addressing five critical issues related to climate and biodiversity. The aim is to motivate the banking sector to introduce ambitious commitments on climate and biodiversity in the run-up to the COP 26.

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New LIFE project: Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions

LIFE Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions is committed to sustainable insect protection at landscape level. Its goal is not only to further disseminate proven measures for the promotion of pollinating insects in agriculture, but to consistently break new ground. In "Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions," a positive ecological impact is no longer limited to the individual farm. Landscapes benefit holistically and the concept is transferable to many growing regions in Germany and the EU.

Click here to visit the LIFE IRSR website


18 - 22 October 2021, Online
Business and Biodiversity Week 2021

30 November - 1 December 2021, Paris, France
European Business and Nature Summit 2021

30 November - 2 December 2021, Online
The Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum

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