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News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • Establishment Finance for Biodiversity Foundation03/31/2021

    Establishment Finance for Biodiversity Foundation

    Six months after the launch of the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge, the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation has been set up to support the call to action and collaboration between signatories to the Pledge.

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  • Assessment of Biodiversity Measurement Approaches for Businesses and Financial Institutions: Update Report 303/25/2021

    Assessment of Biodiversity Measurement Approaches for Businesses and Financial Institutions: Update Report 3

    The EU B@B Platform published the third report of the "Assessment of Biodiversity Measurement Approaches for Businesses and Financial Institutions" series.

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  • "Destruction: Certified"03/24/2021

    "Destruction: Certified"

    Greenpeace International published a report arguing that certification is not a solution to deforestation, forest degradation and other ecosystem conversion. The publication shows that in specific, certification on its own has not helped companies meet their 2020 commitments to exclude deforestation from their supply chains.

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  • "Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions": Website informs about LIFE project03/24/2021

    "Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions": Website informs about LIFE project

    The LIFE IRSR website presents facts about the project, measures for the conservation of insects on landscape level and the concept of the Insect-Responsible Sourcing Region. It also provides the latest news on insects, agriculture and the food industry.

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  • A strong alliance for biodiversity: German "Food for Biodiversity" association founded03/03/2021

    A strong alliance for biodiversity: German "Food for Biodiversity" association founded

    On this year´s World Wildlife Day, representatives from German business and society founded the "Food for Biodiversity" association. Thirteen companies, associations and standard organizations from the food industry, as well as environmental organizations and a research institute, want to work together to help stop the loss of species and habitats.

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  • Food system impacts on biodiversity loss02/10/2021

    Food system impacts on biodiversity loss

    A joint report by Chatham House, UNEP and Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) explores the role of the global food system as the principal driver of accelerating biodiversity loss, and explains how food production is degrading or destroying natural habitats and contributing to species extinction.

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  • Improving Biodiversity in Coffee Landscapes in Vietnam01/25/2021

    Improving Biodiversity in Coffee Landscapes in Vietnam

    4C, in cooperation with the Lake Constance Foundation, Agriculture and Forestry Research & Development Center for Mountainous Region (ADC), Vinh Hiep Gia Lai Co., Ltd and Fundación Humedales, has started a joint project to improve biodiversity in coffee landscapes in Vietnam.

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  • Guidance document on the scope of application and core obligations of the EU ABS Regulation01/08/2021

    Guidance document on the scope of application and core obligations of the EU ABS Regulation

    The European Commission adopted a Guidance document on the scope of application and core obligations of the EU ABS Regulation.

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  • "Financial incentives for a biodiversity-friendly future – is green recovery a catalyzer?"01/08/2021

    "Financial incentives for a biodiversity-friendly future – is green recovery a catalyzer?"

    This question was addressed by experts from the public and private sectors worldwide during a session at the Global Landscape Forum on Biodiversity (Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health).

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  • New Association "Biodiversity in the Food Industry" in 202112/17/2020

    New Association "Biodiversity in the Food Industry" in 2021

    In spring 2021, the association "Biodiversity in the Food Industry" will be founded in Germany. An initiative group consisting of representatives of standards, food companies, associations, NGOs and scientific institutions prepared this initiative in the past two years. Among them some of the largest food retailers and processors in Europe.

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