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News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • Protecting biodiversity with deforestation-free supply chains06/17/2022

    Protecting biodiversity with deforestation-free supply chains

    How can we bring the private sector and environmental protection – and biodiversity conservation in particular – closer together and motivate companies to conserve our natural resources? The UBi Dialogue Forum in Berlin provided answers.

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  • International Day for Biological Diversity: Food for Biodiversity supports food industry in biodiversity-friendly cultivation05/19/2022

    International Day for Biological Diversity: Food for Biodiversity supports food industry in biodiversity-friendly cultivation

    - On May 22, the UN celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity
    - The association Food for Biodiversity helps companies in the food sector to work for biodiversity
    - First pilot projects are already successfully implementing the "basic set of biodiversity criteria"

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  • Eagles fly for sustainability: Mannheim ice hockey club commits to eco-friendly merchandising04/06/2022

    Eagles fly for sustainability: Mannheim ice hockey club commits to eco-friendly merchandising

    Purchasing is a key aspect of a company's sustainability strategy. One club in the German Ice Hockey League is currently demonstrating how companies can align it with the times: On Sports Day, the DEL club Adler ("Eagles") Mannheim is sending out a signal for the improvement of working conditions and the reduction of the environmental impact of textile production along the supply chain by opting for sustainable procurement supported by the FAIR WEAR WORKS project.

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  • European B@B Platform launches Practical Guide on Biodiversity for SMEs in the Agri-Food Sector04/04/2022

    European B@B Platform launches Practical Guide on Biodiversity for SMEs in the Agri-Food Sector

    Companies are invited to pilot the guide.

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  • Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions: Action sheets protect biodiversity in agriculture03/23/2022

    Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions: Action sheets protect biodiversity in agriculture

    From marginal strips in fields to nesting trees in vineyards: the Lake Constance Foundation and its partners in the project LIFE Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions project have compiled almost forty descriptions of measures. They provide farmers with concrete tips on how to safeguard biodiversity and insect populations on their farms – and are now available for download free of charge.

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  • IPCC report: Consequences of climate change for nature03/21/2022

    IPCC report: Consequences of climate change for nature

    Climate and biodiversity protection must be thought of together - this is emphasized by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in the second part of its 6th Assessment Report, published under the title "Climate Change 2022 - Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability".

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  • Ingenious ideas in yellow: Excellent measures preserve biodiversity in banana and pineapple cultivation03/18/2022

    Ingenious ideas in yellow: Excellent measures preserve biodiversity in banana and pineapple cultivation

    Bananas and pineapples can be produced in a way that does not harm biodiversity. As part of the campaign "Biodiversity pays off: Bananas and pineapples from biodiversity-friendly production," the Global Nature Fund (GNF) reports on impressive sustainable examples from the field, which are honored by the "Del Campo al Plato" project.

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  • Binding due diligence through EU supply chain law03/16/2022

    Binding due diligence through EU supply chain law

    On 23 February 2022, the EU Commission published its "Proposal for a Directive on corporate sustainability due diligence", the so-called EU supply chain law, which also addresses biodiversity protection.

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  • Publication: "Scaling Investments in Nature"03/04/2022

    Publication: "Scaling Investments in Nature"

    The White Paper on "The Next Critical Frontier for Private Sector Leadership" authored by the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Nature-Based Solutions takes a practical look at the investment landscape for nature and Nature-based Solutions.

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  • Study: Bringing back large mammals boosts restoration of entire ecosystems03/04/2022

    Study: Bringing back large mammals boosts restoration of entire ecosystems

    The study suggests that returning just 20 large mammal species to their historic habitats could restore intact large mammal communities across almost one-quarter of the Earth’s land area.

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