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News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • New Consumer Goods Coalition to Accelerate Systemic Effort to Remove Deforestation and Forest Degradation from Key Commodity Supply Chains09/25/2020

    New Consumer Goods Coalition to Accelerate Systemic Effort to Remove Deforestation and Forest Degradation from Key Commodity Supply Chains

    As part of Climate Week 2020, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) officially launches the Forest Positive Coalition of Action, including 17 global consumer goods brands, retailers and manufacturers that will work together and use their collective voice to accelerate systemic efforts to remove deforestation, forest degradation and conversion from the key commodity supply chains of palm oil, soy, and paper, pulp and fibre-based packaging, and drive transformative change across the industry.

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  • Call for Action by Business for Nature09/22/2020

    Call for Action by Business for Nature

    More than 560 companies with revenues of US$ 4 trillion call on governments to act now to reverse nature loss.

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  • Draft guidelines for planning and monitoring corporate biodiversity performance issued for public comment09/03/2020

    Draft guidelines for planning and monitoring corporate biodiversity performance issued for public comment

    IUCN’s Business and Biodiversity Programme and Species Survival Commission Species Monitoring Specialist Group, working with numerous colleagues in the business and conservations sectors, today shared draft Guidelines for planning and monitoring corporate biodiversity performance.

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  • New Network for nature-oriented business premises 08/31/2020

    New Network for nature-oriented business premises 

    One of the central tasks of the EU Life Project BooGI BOP is to spread the idea of nature-oriented business premises.

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  • Small apple, big effect – Bio-Spray in Mozambique08/21/2020

    Small apple, big effect – Bio-Spray in Mozambique

    If you thought of conventional apples like Boskoop or Elstar while reading this title, you were unfortunately wrong: It hints at the production of Bio-Spray from the apple of the cashew tree. With its project in Mozambique, the Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains Initiative (INA, German acronym) supports the extraction of a biological pesticide from the apple of the cashew tree.

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  • Germany taking lead in support of EU sustainable procurement: ‘We need a supply chain law… Preferably yesterday’08/20/2020

    Germany taking lead in support of EU sustainable procurement: ‘We need a supply chain law… Preferably yesterday’

    The German Federal Government plans to pass a supply chain act by the beginning of 2021 that will create binding regulations requiring companies to adhere to human rights and environmental protections. The move has gained widespread support from NGOs like Global Nature Fund and Lake Constance Foundation and food makers alike.

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  • Greenpeace Policy Briefing: EU regulation to protect the world’s forests and ecosystems08/20/2020

    Greenpeace Policy Briefing: EU regulation to protect the world’s forests and ecosystems

    With the recently published policy briefing "A new EU regulation to protect the world’s forests and ecosystems" Greenpeace is calling on the EU to legislate on the placing on the internal market of commodities whose extraction, harvesting or production has, or risks having, a detrimental impact on forests, other ecosystems and related human rights.

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  • Report: Companies' ESG scores improve countries' macroeconomic growth07/31/2020

    Report: Companies' ESG scores improve countries' macroeconomic growth

    For the first time a report published in June by the University of Oxford revealed a significant positive correlation between the average ESG scores of companies and macroeconomic development as well as rate of unemployment.

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  • UEBT revised Ethical BioTrade standard is now published07/15/2020

    UEBT revised Ethical BioTrade standard is now published

    UEBT announces that their new standard is now available. This closes a comprehensive revision process started many months ago that involved a wide range of stakeholders from various countries and sectors.

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  • Publication on sustainability tools07/15/2020

    Publication on sustainability tools

    Lake Constance Foundation presents new brochure for the agricultural and food industry.

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