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News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • A simple guide to financing life on Earth: The Little Book of Investing in Nature09/08/2021

    A simple guide to financing life on Earth: The Little Book of Investing in Nature

    A new publication provides an essential overview of the area of biodiversity finance at a time when governments and international negotiators are urgently seeking pragmatic solutions for the twin crises of climate change and the loss of nature.

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  • "Finance and Biodiversity – Overview of initiatives for financial institutions"07/23/2021

    "Finance and Biodiversity – Overview of initiatives for financial institutions"

    The momentum for biodiversity is growing amongst financial institutions, and so is the number of communities, networks and initiatives dedicated to this topic. The document provides a comprehensive overview of the main biodiversity-related initiatives currently targeting financial institutions.

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  • Online Seminar "Private Sector engagement in Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships for biodiversity"07/20/2021

    Online Seminar "Private Sector engagement in Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships for biodiversity"

    How can Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships help in the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity? This was discussed during an online seminar, where representatives from different sectors shared their experience and success stories in working with multi-stakeholder partnerships.

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  • Global insurance and reinsurance leaders establish alliance to accelerate transition to net-zero emissions economy07/11/2021

    Global insurance and reinsurance leaders establish alliance to accelerate transition to net-zero emissions economy

    Net-Zero Insurance Alliance committed to join Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero and UN Race to Zero; plus Net-Zero Banking Alliance and Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance announce updates.

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  • New EU Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices07/09/2021

    New EU Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices

    The Code of Conduct is one of the first outcomes of the EU's "From Farm to Fork" strategy, which is a core part of the European Green Deal.

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  • Strategy for Financing the Transition to a Sustainable Economy07/09/2021

    Strategy for Financing the Transition to a Sustainable Economy

    The strategy identifies what the EU considers to be the most important development areas since the publication of the 2018 Sustainable Growth Financing Action Plan and sets out the strategic priorities and next steps in terms of non/legislative measures in line with the EU Green Deal.

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  • Pro Pollinators Initiative: EU Pollinator Information Hive helps to protect insects07/07/2021

    Pro Pollinators Initiative: EU Pollinator Information Hive helps to protect insects

    The EU Pollinator Information Hive makes it possible to share information on the conservation of wild pollinator species across EU Member States. The project LIFE IRSR is happy to benefit from the interactive format.

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  • New finance guide aims to mobilize financial institutions to positively engage with nature07/01/2021

    New finance guide aims to mobilize financial institutions to positively engage with nature

    The new Financial Sector Guide for the Convention on Biological Diversity aims to mobilise financial institutions to ensure a nature positive world, by fostering better understanding of nature’s importance for the financial sector, providing insight on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) process and the actions that can be taken by financial institutions beneficial to nature.

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  • On the way to Sustainable Finance – EU Commission published first Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act, Biodiversity Delegated Act to follow06/25/2021

    On the way to Sustainable Finance – EU Commission published first Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act, Biodiversity Delegated Act to follow

    With the EU Taxonomy, the Commission presents a common classification system for sustainable economic activities. The increased transparency should make it easier for investors to re-orient investments towards more sustainable technologies and businesses.

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  • State of Finance for Nature06/21/2021

    State of Finance for Nature

    If the world is to meet the climate change, biodiversity, and land degradation targets, it needs to close a USD 4.1 trillion financing gap in nature by 2050. The current investments in Nature-based solutions amount to USD 133 billion – most of which comes from public sources.

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