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News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • 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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  • Measuring the impact of agriculture on biodiversity12/17/2020

    Measuring the impact of agriculture on biodiversity

    16. December 2020: The TRADE Hub, the Aligning Biodiversity Measures for Business (ABMB) collaboration and the EU B@B Platform, hosted the online workshop on "Measuring the impact of agriculture on biodiversity" on 15th December.

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  • Layman’s Report: LIFE Food & Biodiversity12/08/2020

    Layman’s Report: LIFE Food & Biodiversity

    30 November 2020: 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. Even though, the project officially ends, many activities continue.

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  • Sustainable finance – EU classification system for green investments12/07/2020

    Sustainable finance – EU classification system for green investments

    The EU has set climate and energy targets for 2030, and aims to be climate-neutral by 2050. A classification system, the "EU ‘taxonomy" will provide definitions for ‘sustainable economic activities’: activities, focusing on the EU’s environmental objectives, on climate change mitigation and adaptation. 

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  • Biodiversity in the Focus: 5000 experts joined at GLF Digital Conference12/07/2020

    Biodiversity in the Focus: 5000 experts joined at GLF Digital Conference

    The Global Nature Fund presented the LIFE Food & Biodiversity project at this year’s largest online-conference on Biodiversity.

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  • 2020 UEBT Biodiversity Barometer Report Available11/17/2020

    2020 UEBT Biodiversity Barometer Report Available

    The new 2020 UEBT Biodiversity Barometer shows that consumer awareness of biodiversity has increased each year over the last decade.

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  • Biodiversity Action Plan Monitoring Tool (BAP-Monitor)10/12/2020

    Biodiversity Action Plan Monitoring Tool (BAP-Monitor)

    The Biodiversity Action Plan Monitoring Tool (BAP-Monitor) aims to guide actions to regenerate biodiversity through examples of targets, measures and methods for gathering data, simple scoring system, statistics and graphics.

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  • 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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