Archiv

News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • 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.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • 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.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • 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.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • 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.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • 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.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • 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.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • Publication on sustainability tools07/15/2020

    Publication on sustainability tools

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

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • New Herbs and Spices Programme of UEBT and Rainforest Alliance07/09/2020

    New Herbs and Spices Programme of UEBT and Rainforest Alliance

    UEBT and Rainforest Alliance are developing a partnership concerning herb and spice production, building on the positive track record of the UEBT and UTZ herbal tea programme, and the Rainforest Alliance spices programme.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • New Study on trade and biodiversity06/26/2020

    New Study on trade and biodiversity

    A new study analyses the various ways in which international trade affects biodiversity and analyses what trade policy tools are available to tackle trade-related biodiversity issues. The study was commissioned by the Committee on International Trade (INTA) of the European Parliament.

    read more ...
     
     
     
  • UN report: As the world’s forests continue to shrink, urgent action is needed to safeguard their biodiversity06/16/2020

    UN report: As the world’s forests continue to shrink, urgent action is needed to safeguard their biodiversity

    Press Release - Eu environment programme, ECOSYSTEMS AND BIODIVERSITY

    read more ...
     
     
     
BackMore